Inspecting The Horn
If you notice that your horn is no longer working or has lost a large amount of the sound check for loose, frayed or damaged wires leading to the horn terminal, discharged battery or corroded ground.
The horn cannot be repaired or adjusted for tone.
When Should You Replace The Horn?
If the horn fails to sound or does not sound satisfactory. Some riders replace the horn because they want a louder or different sound. You can also replace just the cover over the horn.
Parts Used In This Video:
Drag Specialties horn kit from Get Lowered Fits: 99-18 Touring, Softail, Dyna and Sportster XL Models
Kit includes horn (OEM #69060-90F), cover (OEM #69012-93A), mounting bracket (OEM #69120-91), rubber mount (OEM #69123-92) and mounting hardware
12V, 110 dB signal
How To Replace The Horn On A Motorcycle
*** Taken directly from the service manual for the 2013 Softail Models
- Remove acorn nut and washer to detach horn bracket from motorcycle
- Disconnect wires from posts on back side of the horn
- Remove screws and nut to detach horn from the bracket. Free the wire from the clamp.
- Install new horn on bracket
a. Secure with screws, and push nuts. Tighten screws to 35-55 inch pounds
b. Install nut and tighten to 80-100 inch pounds. Fold wire under the clamp
- Attach wiring
- Attach horn bracket to the motorcycle using washer and acorn nut. Tighten to 80-100 inch pounds. When tightening fasteners, be sure the horn does not contact the horn cover or other parts.
- Check the horn to make sure it works. (Your ignition does have to be on to check it.)
That’s it, you’re ready to hit the road with your new horn!
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