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I thought I would get used to the Volt's horn. I haven't. I want to replace them.

I know they're buried behind the bumper/wheel well.
Is there an easy way to get to them? I was thinking the wires might run in an accessible area where I could cut/splice them. Has anyone done it? Any feedback would be appreciated.

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I can't help with where the horn or wires are located. Now I'm just stuck picturing a bunch of idiot drivers all around me to make me use the horn so much that it bothers me.:)
 

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I can't help with where the horn or wires are located. Now I'm just stuck picturing a bunch of idiot drivers all around me to make me use the horn so much that it bothers me.:)
I was thinking the same thing. I don't use it enough to even have an opinion of how it sounds compared to other cars I've driven.
 
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I was thinking the same thing. I don't use it enough to even have an opinion of how it sounds compared to other cars I've driven.
+1 - I've owned cars for several years and couldn't really describe what the horn sounds like . . . . or the last time I heard it

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+1 - I've owned cars for several years and couldn't really describe what the horn sounds like . . . . or the last time I heard it

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I find myself mostly using the pedestrian horn, since it sounds friendlier. Most of my use is to get people to look up from their phones and go when the light turns green.
 

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I find myself mostly using the pedestrian horn, since it sounds friendlier. Most of my use is to get people to look up from their phones and go when the light turns green.
The pedestrian horn was great, I don't know why they eliminated it from gen 2.
 

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I thought I would get used to the Volt's horn. I haven't. I want to replace them.

I know they're buried behind the bumper/wheel well.
Is there an easy way to get to them? I was thinking the wires might run in an accessible area where I could cut/splice them. Has anyone done it? Any feedback would be appreciated.

TIA
On Gen 1, you need to remove the front wheel and then the front wheel liner. Maybe it's the same on Gen 2.
 

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+1 - I've owned cars for several years and couldn't really describe what the horn sounds like . . . . or the last time I heard it

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I remember some of the older cars had dual horns.... That sounded different.
 

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Drive in an area with +6 million people. You will come across people who ignore stop signs, drift into your lane and otherwise need to be reminded they are not alone. I want to make sure they can hear me.
 

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Drive in an area with +6 million people. You will come across people who ignore stop signs, drift into your lane and otherwise need to be reminded they are not alone. I want to make sure they can hear me.
So you think it's not loud enough? Do all 6+ million have to hear it?
 

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I thought I would get used to the Volt's horn. I haven't. I want to replace them.

I know they're buried behind the bumper/wheel well.
Is there an easy way to get to them? I was thinking the wires might run in an accessible area where I could cut/splice them. Has anyone done it? Any feedback would be appreciated.

TIA
So what's wrong with it? Not loud enough? The horn on my 2015 sounds like a typical dual note American car horn. Much better than the meep-meep horn that my Toyota came with. I replaced those with a set of Fiamm horns.
 

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So what's wrong with it? Not loud enough?

With no response to any of our questions, Marc401 appears to be all take and no give, except a little attitude. :) Oh well.
 
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This is probably the douchyest thread I've read on this forum. A+ I've seen you guys eat your own **** when it comes to defending the volt, but hot damn. I would expect a moderator to keep the thread on topic, or at the very least refrain from participating in the bull****.

My wife doesn't like the horn either. When I get back in country I plan on replacing it for her. Post up whatever you figure out.
 
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I almost never use the horn, can't remember the last time I did (the car uses it when exiting car to run into store and wife still in car with her key fob) . Still waiting for the opportunity to use the pedestrian horn. My car did get very upset when I removed the charging cord while it was locked (thought it was being stolen). Shouldn't be a big deal to change it out for a pretty sounding horn (left front wheel well as suggested?).
 

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This is probably the douchyest thread I've read on this forum. A+ I've seen you guys eat your own **** when it comes to defending the volt, but hot damn. I would expect a moderator to keep the thread on topic, or at the very least refrain from participating in the bull****.

My wife doesn't like the horn either. When I get back in country I plan on replacing it for her. Post up whatever you figure out.
I gave the OP info on how to get to the horn to replace it and the reply was "thanks for nothing". The OP never answered my question or any others.

In contrast, your reply had zero info on helping answer the OP's question. And you think I'm the problem? LOL

Feel free to hang out elsewhere.
 
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