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Cruise Control has stopped working after replacing the PCM. Called the company that programmed the PCM and he says PCM doesn't control cruise control. I have had several techs work on my car and unsuccessfully try to fix the PCM issue which I was able to fix myself finally by repairing a broken wire. One of the techs "forgot" to plug the radio back in. the other "forgot" to replace the engine cover when he finished. I know that one was purely decorative, but still.. So, does anyone know where the cruise control might be disconnected? Or another idea?

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Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. I have a question if I may. Have you checked to see if the cruise button is defective? What size engine do you have? Thanks.

Posted on Mar 30, 2011

  • jellis1947 Mar 30, 2011

    Turning on the cruise control and selecting the "set" control turns on the light on the the dash but the speed isn't maintained. After getting several MPH below the set speed the light extinguishes.

    It's a Ford Escape XLT 3.0 L 6 cycl.

  • Richard Hale
    Richard Hale Mar 31, 2011

    Sorry for the late reply. I had to go pick up the kids. Have you tested the ten pin connection yet?

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no - Go to Step 4
3
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6
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* The TCC brake/cruise release switch
* The clutch release switch, if equipped
* The cruise control On/Off switch

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* The vehicle is in PARK, REVERSE, NEUTRAL, or 1st gear.
* The engine RPM is too low.
* The engine RPM is too high, with fuel cut off.
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* The system voltage is not between 9 volts and 16 volts .
* The Traction Control System (TCS) is active for more than 2 seconds .

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