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(Back story) This past weekend I took a little trip down to Galveston, Texas, there's a spot further down by the toll bridge of San Luis pass where you can drive up and park on the shore mostly to fish and ride atv's. So to get to the sand and shore you drive on either side of the bridge which has some up and down hills that hold some water usually before it gets to the flat stuff at the beach area on the way in splashed some water nothing crazy, but on the way out I went down the right to allow other trucks room coming in and I guess this particular spot was deeper than the left side and I was met with a lot of water like a lot lol. the bottom valance got pushed in and the license plate bracket was parallel to the ground luckily i was able to just pop it back out and no harm no foul from what i see but we stopped to eat on the way back and now (MORAL OF THE STORY) my horn sounds super high pitch like a clown car, is there anything I can do to get it back to normal?
 
It's a "dual tone" so it probably fried one of the pitches. It's in the upper front passenger side of the engine compartment. Replace it with something louder. One thing that annoys me on this truck is the weak sounding horn.
 
Yea i was doing a little research into finding a louder replacement and how to even get to the horn itself. I'm capable with my hands so whatever I decide on ill do myself.
 
That's kind of a requirement for a train horn. You can't make an electric horn sound like a train.
 
That's kind of a requirement for a train horn. You can't make an electric horn sound like a train.
Good engineering is simply finding the right hammer to pound a square peg into a round hole. With audio tech today in surprised nobody has done it. Maybe I need to do some tinkering. I bet it's possible.
 
Pushing enough water to fold in the air dam under your bumper and soak a horn in the upper right corner of the grill I think you got lucky. Your air intake is on the top left of the grill. Flooding that intake even briefly with a lot of water can result in hydro lock, a sometimes catastrophic engine failure not covered by warranty.

The best way to deal with water is to maintain as slow a spead as posible while not breaking traction. If your pushing a wave in front of your grill it will look good on YouTube until your standing next to a truck filling up with water that wont start.

Not lecturing the OP or anyone else. Speaking from past bad experience. I have been the guy standing in a river while my old Jeep Cherokee took on water 6 inches above door jams. I hate river crossings. 😂☠️👎

Steve
 
Pushing enough water to fold in the air dam under your bumper and soak a horn in the upper right corner of the grill I think you got lucky. Your air intake is on the top left of the grill. Flooding that intake even briefly with a lot of water can result in hydro lock, a sometimes catastrophic engine failure not covered by warranty.

The best way to deal with water is to maintain as slow a spead as posible while not breaking traction. If your pushing a wave in front of your grill it will look good on YouTube until your standing next to a truck filling up with water that wont start.

Not lecturing the OP or anyone else. Speaking from past bad experience. I have been the guy standing in a river while my old Jeep Cherokee took on water 6 inches above door jams. I hate river crossings. 😂☠️👎

Steve
I hydrolocked the LSJ engine in my 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS Supercharged in a heavy rainstorm. I was going slow, maintaining traction, and doing almost everything else right. Then a lifted truck decided to go quickly through the water heading the opposite direction and threw a wake on my car. I sucked up only a little bit of water even though I had a water sock on my air filter. The engine was never the same even though insurance had it rebuilt.
 

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