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Check all the vacuum lines to the cruise servo under the hood, pay close attention to the one that goes from the servo cruise actuator to the brake pedal cruise control vacuum cut out switch through the firewall, they are often rotten from fuel vapor, if that hose is leaking the cruise will not engage

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There are 3 places on the Rav4 where fuses can be located and checked. for the cuise control.

The back of the cruise control stacking switch has been know to fail (fall apart) and Toyota issued a TSB with replacement switch.

if it is the fuses then they most likely are related to cruise control system: Stop, Dome, Gauge and Igniton
The interior fuse box
The main engine fuse box (by brake fluid)
Cruise control ECU is under the glovebox.
Cruise control actuator is under hood (by driver side brake fluid/booster)Throttle position sensor (to detect if your foot is on gas pedal)
Cruise control switch on the clutch pedal too (if you have 5spd manual)
Brake lights are the deactivate signal for the cruise control


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The back of the cruise control stacking switch has been know to fail (fall apart) and Toyota issued a TSB with replacement switch.

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