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2004 ford sport trac - cruise control no longer works

The speed control no longer engages, could this be a fuse?

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This problem is most times caused by an open circuit in the rotating contact under the steering wheel, this part is called the clock-spring contact, it supplies a connection to the airbag and steering wheel controls like the cruise, horn and radio controls. I would check the fuse as well to cover the bases, it is fuse #9 in the passenger compartment fuse box, it is a 7.5 AMP

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I KEEP CLICK ON MY CRUISE CONTROL SPEED SETTING AND IT WON'T COME ON. I JUST HAD THE STRING COLUMN CONTROL REPLACE"NEW". THEY SAID THEY WERE 95% SURE THAT WAS IT. IT'S NOT. WHAT DO I NEED NOW AFTER ABOUT 400.00$ THANK YOU

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