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My engine light keeps coming on in my Jeep and the code says there is something wrong with the cruise control, but my jeep is a manual. Not sure where to go from here?

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  • cherokee980 May 11, 2010

    What code is it throwing?

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Likely, the best place to look is to find out if the harness in your vehicle is the same as that used in automatics as often only one harness is used and options are plugged in or left unplugged as needed. Could very well be that the plug that would have connected to cruise is touching ground and setting off a false code. Otherwise, the part of the computer that would have been used for that has a problem and is giving a false signal. The only item that I can think of that would be common to both a non-cruise stick shift and an automatic with cruise would be the speed sensor and possibly the brake light wiring. Possibly, just moving wires around while looking for the problem might make the cause of the code disappear. I'm not entering this as a "fix" because it's just too "iffy" to give you anything except some maybes... Good luck and post back when you find it!!!!

  • Sean Wright
    Sean Wright May 11, 2010

    Does your jeep have cruise control? A manual transmission can still have cruise control.



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