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2001 exploer sport.cruise control light comes on in dash but will not engage

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Hi,

This sounds like your cruise control actuator is faulty, you will need to get this checked with your mechanic.

If the ligh is working but it is not engaging then all the electrical side is ok, just the mechanical side of it is faulty.

This will be the actuator or stepper motor on the throttle body.

Hope this helps, let me know if you need more information

Posted on Aug 05, 2010

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