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Old 12-07-2012, 07:54 PM
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Horn location

Can someone tell me where the horns are mounted on a 2011 550i.
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:08 PM
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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.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:50 AM
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funny my F10 horn wavered in pitch too when activated. X5 horn is much louder
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:38 AM
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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.
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Old 03-08-2013, 10:08 AM
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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?

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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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