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Cruise control doesn't always work

The cruise will work at times and then quit and won't turn on

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If you have the cruise control indicator flash on the instrument panel it may be the cruise shut off switch on the master cylinder.
22 MM Wrench is what you should need.
Also, if you have access to a ohm/volt meter the reading should be zero or close to it. Meters vary a little because of internal resistance so it could be .4 or such and may not be exactly zero.
DO NOT think that because you can make the meter beep the switch is good. I had a bad switch do just that.

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SOURCE: 1995 sable cruise control quits, speedometer works

Check the brake switch. There are two, one for the cruise and the tcc, and one for the brake lights and shift interlock

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SOURCE: sometimes cruise control works, other times it

make cure you have good ignition switch , let me know .

Posted on Nov 08, 2011

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SOURCE: cruise control quit working. won't

i had the same issue as well as a traction control light on. I replaced the switch on the bottom of the master cylinder and it took care of both issues, the part was about 30.00

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