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Etc light stays on cruise control won,t work on 2005 malibu whats wrong

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SOURCE: 2004 Chevy Cavalier Cruise Control Problem

here are two switches that are the usual causes of the cruise kicking out. they are both under the dash. One is the switch for the brake lamps (stop light switch). the other is for the clutch if you have a manual transmission.

if you follow the brake pedal up under the dash you'll find two switches at the top of the pedal. (it may be one switch but I think its two). the top one would be for the cruise control. if the switch is loose it will cause the cruise control to think you're stepping on the brake and that will disengage the cruise control

same with the clutch pedal if you have a manual transmission; if the switch is loose it will indicate you are pushing the clutch pedal in and cause the cruise to kick out

other than that you'll have to check all of the connectors. If it does engage then the fuses and actuators should be good and it would be a loose connector or switch that's kicking it out

also, i assume your speedometer works; if its not then that's your problem as the cruise won't engage under 30 mph

Posted on Jun 25, 2008

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SOURCE: 2005 malibu where is the brake light switch?

There isn't one.  This car has a "brake and throttle by wire" system and the brake light switch is inside of that.  You have a bad brake position sensor.  Figure $240 or so at a dealer.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 Chevrolet suburban cruise control

you need to check your fuses first,if they are all good you need to replace you multi function switch

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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SOURCE: cruise control no longer works. Cruise light comes

Make sure the cable from the cruise control motor to throtle is not broken or unattached.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 malibu maxx lt cruise control turns on but

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 disarm the airbag system can result in an unexpected Airbag deployment and possible serious personnel injury disconnect the battery 30 minutes prior to start of work.

Posted on May 11, 2010

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