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bboy1234 12-07-2012 08:54 PM

Horn location
Can someone tell me where the horns are mounted on a 2011 550i.

markl53 12-07-2012 10:08 PM

I'll look tomorrow morning. Mine actually had to be replaced when the car was a few weeks old, they wavered in pitch when activated. If I recall, they may be in the section between the engine compartment itself and the radiator, I think there is a separator there where the fan is mounted.

Kar Don 12-09-2012 07:50 AM

funny my F10 horn wavered in pitch too when activated. X5 horn is much louder :)

markl53 12-09-2012 08:38 AM


Originally Posted by Kar Don (Post 7238984)
funny my F10 horn wavered in pitch too when activated. X5 horn is much louder :)

Yes, it was very disappointing, it made the car sound "cheap". I don't know whether it was the actual physical horn itself, or maybe an electrical variance. Whatever it is, IMO, too many very basic functions in our cars are being made too complex. Everything goes through a central bus line and computer, even down to something like sounding the horn.

engineergcc 03-08-2013 11:08 AM

Did you ever find out the location of your 550i horn? If so, could you share it with me. I am repairing my car and am missing the horn(s). Is there one or two?

Thanks, Ken

adv4500 01-06-2014 06:40 PM

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In my 2011 528i the horns are in the bumper in front of the tires, on each side (driver side and passenger side).

Roughly there is 10" height x 11" width x 11" depth...

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