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Cruise control will not consistently engage, will kick off when hitting a bump in the pavement or encountering a change in grade, whether uphill or down

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The switch on the brake pedal needs adjusting. Turn it in until the button is completely depressed, but not so far that it actuates the brakes.

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The powertrain control module (PCM)


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The cruise control system will engage and adjust the vehicle speed based on the activation of the following cruise control switches:
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