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Cruise control switch works sporatically.

2006 Jeep Wrangler cruise control does not always engage when the on/off switch is depressed. The light on the dash will come on for about a second and then go out, not engaging the cruise control. At other times the control works fine. I have removed the switch and sprayed WD-40 on the contacts. The control worked fine for a few days now it only works intermittently. I'm thinking I might have a bad switch. Any other ideas?
P.S. The cruise control is OEM parts I purchased online and installed myself about 6 months ago. The cruise worked fine until about a month ago when the intermittent thing started.

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Faulty product. I install cruise control for 6 years. One of the cables are hooked into the throttle and the other in the vaccuum actuator, since it is electronically controlled actuator, the object itself might be losing it's contents or frankly worded, is taking a nose dive. works much like a brake booster does.

Is it a PID system? (Proportional integral derivative system)
or is it just standard proportional?

That will play a factor.

If you just have one of those cheesy controls (cruise controls), than replace it, obviously it wouldnt of cost much. if it is not, check the actuator and replace it! Replace the Fuse, brush it with wire brush, clean up all connections.
You should be ready to roll!

Good Luck.

Posted on Feb 16, 2009


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