Question about 1996 Land Rover Discovery
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Like many cruise control systems there are the working controls and sepearate master power switch that can disable cruise control so it can't be turned on accidentally. The working controls to set speed, acc and off are on the steering wheel. There is a master power switch though on the center area of the dash next to the left of heater controls on a US model. It is a picture of a road running straight under an overpass.
The system is vaccumm controlled though and if you have a vaccumm leak it will not work. They are pretty easy to fix though and easy to see. Open the hood and find the throttle body assembly. Look for the throttle cable and in that area there should be a black soft plastic hose about the thickness of a pen. If this is diconnected from any connectors or cracked the cruise control won't work. Good Luck!
Posted on Mar 20, 2009
SOURCE: no vacum to cruise control
make sure you dont have a vacuum leak first, before you replace the switch. The number one cause of cruise control dropping out on these older range rovers is a leaking vacuum hose.
Posted on May 23, 2009
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