Why is Horn switch 12v- on 10mtr

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Why is Horn switch 12v- on 10mtr

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So in my dash rewire I get to the horn. The horn pushbutton has 12v negative to it....Any input as to why? I am going to wire it this way but just curious as to why
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Sounds strange , do you have the wiring diagram ? If it has a relay using a ground is common in the automotive field . 2 wire switch ?
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It is wired into a relay type setup for the high water alarm. Trojan schematic even show it as 12v neg
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Not having the schematics, I am guessing the high water alarm activates by completing a circuit to 12V ground. If that is the case, the horn switch would also be wired that way.
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