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Cruise control stopped working....too

Same thing just happened to me. After many years of faithfull service the cruise control will not engage.

I took it in to the local Nissan dealer and of course they had no idea.

If anyone has an idea of what to do, please, post.

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Howdy. I used to have one of these cars and I loved it with a passion, and spent much time tinkering with things I ought not to have. I hope I can help you.
The first thing you will want to do is pop the hood and look at your throttle body. There should be 2 cables attached to the passenger side if I remember correctly. The outside should be connected to your accelerator pedal, the other will be your cruise control. Trace the inside cable to your cruise control assembly on the passenger side and you will find a fairly straight forward cruise control assembly. The most likely problem is that one of your vacuum lines is cracked/snapped or that your linkage to your cruise control is broken. Hope this helps.

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