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2002 Pontiac Grand Am Cruise Control

The cruise control on my Grand Am seems to be malfunctioning. I can set the cruise control at a certain speed, but it seems to go off after about a minute or so. Also, I cannot seem to get it set at certain speeds. Any idea what the first steps might be in diagnosing this problem? Thanks in advance!

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  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    Mine won't "Set"... If I hold the button in, everything works fine. I don't know if the button should "Latch" mechanically or electronically??

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Try blowing trash out of the unit attached to the steering wheel.Sometimes,this'll eliminate the issue.If not,U may have to replace the unit.

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

Thanks....appreciate your help....doesn't hurt to give it a try.

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