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BWD/Intermotor OE Replacement Horn

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BWD/IntermotorOE Replacement Horn
 
2.5

(based on 8 reviews)

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38%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High-performance (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

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      1.0

      Get a FIAMM factory horn

      By Fordguy55

      from Valley Forge PA

      Level 1

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            Comments about BWD/Intermotor OE Replacement Horn:

            Not east to get to. The note of the tone does not match the other factory horn. Sounds really odd together. Quit after about 6 months. Definitely do not recommend.

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            5.0

            Excellant Replacement

            By Dr. Donald M

            from Caledonia, MI

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            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • High-Performance
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about BWD/Intermotor OE Replacement Horn:

                Louder than OEM. Excellent units. Bought both HI and LOW in order for sound to match. Only negative was that I had to spend time rewiring the units to work. Used the OEM wiring harness to make it work with waterproof wire lugs, liquid electrical tape and shrink tubing for a water-tight seal on the connectors. Even with extra time for wiring, it was still cheaper than GM OEM replacement units.

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                1.0

                NOT DIRECT FIT

                By Central PA DYI guy

                from Central PA

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                Level 1

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Use

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BWD/Intermotor OE Replacement Horn:

                    This was NOT A DIRECT FIT as advertised on the website. This is basically a one-size fits all - but you have to splice your wiring in order to make it work. These auto parts stores need to create the correct connections for these vehicles. There is no need to have to splice wiring. Come on!!!!!

                    I wouldn't recommend this to my enemy!

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                    1.0

                    Will not plug into factory wiring harnes

                    By Jay

                    from South Jersey

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                    Level 2

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                        • Trucks

                        Comments about BWD/Intermotor OE Replacement Horn:

                        Description and Picture show a factory hookup for Chevy type horn wiring. It is generic type hookup. I will have to cut and splice wires to use this horn.

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                        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        Hard to rate what you can't get.

                        By RJ

                        from West Liberty, KY

                        About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

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                        Level 1

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                          Cons

                          • Incompatible

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                            Comments about BWD/Intermotor OE Replacement Horn:

                            Ordered the item pictured but that was not what I recieved. The Item pictured is indeed a direct OEM fit for the truck it was purchased for, but as stated above, was not what I recieved. Returned the item to the local store for a refund, recieved an E-mail confirming the refund. What I want is a horn that fits. You say you have it, but can't seem to produce it. Not a very satisfactory result.

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                            5.0

                            Works Great So Far

                            Pros

                            • High-Performance
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about BWD/Intermotor OE Replacement Horn:

                                Installed this low tone horn and paired it with its matching high tone horn and they sound great together. Would work good for cars that either have nonworking or weak horns or have the wimpy beep beep horns! You will have to make up a female spade wire plug to plug onto the standard male spade terminals if your current horn has a factory custom harness or doesn't match up with the terminals.

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                                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                This is the best horn I have ever heard

                                By Oldie but Goody

                                from Greeneville , Tennessee

                                About Me Casual Driver, I'm a shade tree mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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                                Level 2

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Easy To Use
                                • High-Performance
                                • Lightweight
                                • The audible tone Best
                                • Versatile

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Large Cars
                                  • Small Cars
                                  • Trucks

                                  Comments about BWD/Intermotor OE Replacement Horn:

                                  This horn caused a very little problem at first until I read the voltage on the wires going to old horn. I had to use the old mounting bracket from the original horn to match up with the mounting holes in the original location. This wasn't a problem as the mounting bolt on the new horn was the same size as the one on the original horn. The change out time was only thirty five minutes. After testing this new horn I was quite surprised as to the audible tone. the new horn didn't sound like an old bull moose on his last leg. Great product every one should change their horn out for better safety factors wail driving.

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                                  (9 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  1.0

                                  Not what I expected!

                                  By cruzin

                                  from Oak Ridge, NC

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                                  Pros

                                    Cons

                                    • Incompatible

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about BWD/Intermotor OE Replacement Horn:

                                      In the picture the electrical connections on the horns are just like the factory ones. When I picked them up at your store they were universal. Very dissatisfied!!!

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                                      • Q:

                                        were is the horns for a 1999 lincoln nav tucker .and how do i install the horns
                                        Asked on 9/5/2014 by nate dogg from gary,indiana

                                        1 answer

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                                          A:

                                          Hi Nate Dogg, For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a Haynes or Chilton repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts. The part number for the repair manual is 99076.

                                          Answered on 9/7/2014 by Steve from AAP
                                      • Q:

                                        where is the location of the horn ?????????????????????????????
                                        Asked on 7/16/2012 by cobra from clemmons, n.c.

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                                          A:

                                          If you could please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                                          Answered on 7/16/2012 by Steve from AAP
                                      • Q:

                                        How do you replace the horn in a 1999 Lexus RX300. Where is the
                                        horn located?
                                        Asked on 5/23/2012 by Ernie from Diamond Bar, Ca

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                                          A:

                                          Instructions to Change a Car Horn: 1. Check the fuses for the horn. If this is not an elective replacement, checking the fuses might save time and money replacing the horn. 2. Disconnect the ground wire from the battery. The ground wire is the black wire extending from the battery to the frame of the vehicle. 3. Locate the car's horn. The horn is found under the hood in one of three places usually: near (almost touching) the car's battery, above the left or right wheel-well or near the front grille. Make sure that the replacement horn, if aftermarket, will fit into your vehicle as the old horn did. If the new horn is substantially larger than the old horn, you may need to find another mounting location. 4. Disconnect the power supply wire from the rear of the horn. Then place it into the replacement horn. 5. Mount the horn to the vehicle. Again, if you need to find another location, you will need to not only attach the horn, you will need to remove and replace the entire mounting bracket. The removal of the bracket will require a screwdriver (kind varies, usually Phillips). You may also need to prepare receiving holes for the remounting. 6. Reconnect the battery grounding wire. Test the horn.

                                          Answered on 5/24/2012 by Steve from AAP
                                      • Q:

                                        What relay is required to use this horn to replace a horn and relay on 1999 Saturn SL2?
                                        Asked on 5/26/2011 by 1999 Saturn SL2 from Savannah, GA

                                        1 answer

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                                          A:

                                          Please use this Part No. R3111 for suitable horn relay.

                                          Answered on 6/24/2011 by Steve from AAP
                                      • Q:

                                        1994 Suburban - C1500 - 215,000 miles - paid in full - 2 wheel drive, P.S., P.B., P.W., Front & Rear A\C ... where are the O.E.M. horns located? My horn sounds muffled & flat sounding. I intend to replace both of them. There is no avail information "spec tab" as to why I should pay $28.00 hi output horn "versus" $20.00 regular output horn. What is decibel output of each horn? If ADVANCED AUTO PARTS is going to supply "spec" tab, it would be nice to have "spec" information in that tab. Please advise as to exact locations of the horns and please supply Db output for each horn to justify hi oputpur or regular horn. Many thanks. - Wednesday 07/28/2010 - 2:15PM - EST ... Central Florida
                                        Asked on 7/28/2010 by harleyphatboy from Winter Garden - Florida

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                                          A:

                                          horns should be located behind the driver side grill and most models and some behind the driver fender.

                                          Answered on 7/31/2010 by skarakis from aap
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