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The horn goes off by itself. The alarm sometimes

The horn goes off by itself. The alarm sometimes engages and only shuts off when the fuse is pulled and replaced.

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Sounds like you have a short in your wiring. Check the wires to make sure none are touching

Posted on Aug 13, 2009

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