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Re: [T3] horn circuit

Thanks, Jim.  That DOES help a lot.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Jim Adney <jadney@vwtype3.org>
Reply-To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
Date:  Mon, 17 Jun 2002 21:52:11 -0600

>Note that Robert Mueller and Keith Park may have some special interest in 
>this. I know that Rob is having trouble figuring out his steering column right 
>now and Keith suffered under a misconception for years because a PO had 
>rewired his notch horn circuit and done such a nice job that it looked original.
>On 17 Jun 2002, at 11:49, Jason Ford wrote:
>> 1.  Does the ground wire for the horn run directly to the button on a 1968-style
>> Type 3?  Or does the ground go directly to the steering column and THEN to the
>> button via some assembly?
>Quoting from one of my early manuals since you're right, this is not covered 
>well in the Bentley manual:
>"The horn is connected to terminal 30 via the fuse box. A ground connection 
>passes from the horn through the (-) terminal of the turn indicator switch to 
>the ball bearing for the steering column which is insulated from the turn 
>signal switch by a plastic bush. When the half ring is actuated, the current 
>flows from the ball bearing to the steering column, upper part of steering 
>wheel hub, horn half ring and horn ground connection to the steering box. 
>The front axle is connected to the body by a ground strap and the horn half 
>ring is insulated from the steering wheel hub." *
>The horn circuit is one of the most confusing circuits on the car, and they 
>didn't help by changing it in 71.
>* Owner's Service Manual
>For Volkswwagen Squareback & Fastback Sedans
>published by Volkawagenwerk Aktiengessellshaft, 1966
>Printed in Germany 11, 1966 [in English]
>Jim Adney, jadney@vwtype3.org
>Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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