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Two years ago I installed a 1 piece screaming banshee horn in place of my stock horn. Last fall I had the HID Headlight kit installed and since then almost every time I start the bike the horn chirps. The shop that installed it could not trace it down and another shop also could not trace it down.

I moved the hot leads for horn and HID harness to separate posts on the battery and that did nothing, I have the horn grounded to the frame.

As we all know, the vision attracts enough attention, I would prefer to not announce I am starting the bike.

anyone ever seen this problem or have suggestions I should try.

thanks
Rich
 

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I've read hear b4 and did what was recommended also, to add a relay for the horn. More wiring involved but never had an issue. If I remember correctly, something about the cruise inoperative when hooking up an aftermarket horn without relay. Maybe its receiving some amperage from the starting circuit for a second. Maybe someone can chime in and give you more info.
 

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the horn has it's own ground wire as well as grounded to the frame. I believe the Shockwave has a built-in a relay, I do have the screaming banshee on/off wires spliced into the original horn wire harness, maybe it is getting a pulse through the original horn switch wires during the starting cycle. Maybe it is like the led light issues and the cruise control. if i was to add a relay, where would i put it? switch wires or the lead to the battery?
 

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Hmm, my horn only works 50% of the time (at best) I push the horn button.

Have the relay operate by closing when the horn button is pressed.
 

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I wired mine with an inline fuse, new relay using horn button wires, and power and ground directly to the battery, no issues at all. You said u believe it has a relay, but are u sure or just assuming. I'm not aware of your type horn.
 
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