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Cruise Control does not work

I have checked the fuse and it is not the fuse. How can I find out what part on the cruise control is not working?

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  • taferg Apr 22, 2009

    The only thing I know is my cruise control does not engage. There seems that you can buy 3 different parts for the cruise control. But I don't know how to go about solving which part is not working. But I have checked the fuse box and the fuse is ok. Hoses for the cruise control seemed to be in very good condition.

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    NitrusInc May 11, 2010

    Have you checked the throttle control box under the hood for damage or debris?

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In most cases this problem is caused by the rotating ribbon circuit contact under the steering wheel having a broken filament, the part is known as a clock spring contact, u will need to properly disarm the airbag and remove the steering wheel to access the part. WARNING: Failure to follow factory Airbag disarming protocol can result in an unexpected Airbag deployment and possible serious personnel injury or death

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There are many things that can cause your cruise control to act up or not work at all. This article will lead you in the correct direction on finding a solution to your problem. This article is for any type of vehicle.<br /> <br /> <b>If your cruise control won't hold proper speed, </b>you need to look at the following parts. <br /> <ol> <li>Faulty Cruise Control</li> <li>Faulty Speed Sensor</li> <li>Faulty Vacuum or Vent Valve</li> <li>Faulty Stepper Motor</li> <li>Faulty Transducer</li> <li>Incorrect Cable Adjustment</li> <li>A Binding Throttle Linkage</li> <li>Leaking Vacuum Tank</li> <li>Leaking Vacuum servo diagram</li></ol> <b>If your cruise control surges, </b>check the following parts.<br /> <ol> <li>Faulty Cruise Control Module</li> <li>Faulty Speed Sensor</li> <li>Binding Throttle Linkage</li> <li>Kinked Speedometer Cable</li></ol> <b>If your cruise control cuts out on you, </b>check the following parts.<br /> <ol> <li>Faulty Transducer</li> <li>Faulty Cruise Control Module</li> <li>Short or Open Circuit in Cruise Control</li> <li>Brake or Clutch Switch Adjusted too tight</li></ol> <b>If your cruise control doesn't work at all, </b>check these parts.<br /> <ol> <li>Faulty Cruise Control Module</li> <li>Short or Open Circuit in Cruise Control</li> <li>Faulty Clutch or Brake Switch</li> <li>Leaking Vacuum Circuit</li> <li>Faulty Stepper Motor</li> <li>Faulty Speed Sensor</li> <li>Faulty Transducer</li> <li>Faulty Cruise Control Switch</li> <li>A Blown Fuse</li></ol>

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