Two issues that we’ve had with the car since we’ve had it has been the blinker return switch not working on right had turns and a car that would slip from park into reverse every once in a while. So, it was time to get into the car and work on these issues a bit. This and the next several posts recount our work. The procedure here on our Comet works the same as it would on a Falcon or Mustang and is very similar to any early to mid 60s Ford.
So, first things first: turn the horn ring counter clockwise and lift out:
Once it’s removed, you’ll see the slot the horn ring fit into as well as a nut holding the steering wheel on:
You will see a horn contact ring at about the 8 o’clock position. Remove it carefully, it consists of a rubber covered wire and an internal spring:
You’ll notice the steering wheel nut is already removed in the picture. That is because you can do these in either order. Our next post will discuss how to do that.