Kia Forte: Body Electrical System / Horn

Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Horn

Specifications
Specifications

Items
Specifications
Remark
Operating voltage
9 - 16 V
-
Current consumption
MAX 5.0 A
At 12 V
Sound level
110 ± 3 dB
At 13 V, 2 m
Insulation resistance
MIN 1 MΩ
By 500 V megarmeter

Components and components location
Components

1. Horn switch
2. Horn relay (Built - in Metal Core Block PCB)
3. Clock spring
4. Horn

Repair procedures
Removal
1.

Remove the front bumper assembly.

(Refer to Body - "Front Bumper Assembly")

2.

Remove the horn (A) by loosening the bolt after disconnecting the connector (B).

Tightening torque :

9.8 - 11.8 N·m (1.0 - 1.2 kgf·m, 7.2 - 8.7 lb·ft)

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection
1.

The relay on the horn of this vehicle is implanted into the metal core block PCB of the engine room relay block.

  

The semi-conductor type relay inserted in the PCB is impossible to replace. If the relay needs to be replaced, replace the metal core box and conduct a test on it.

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