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 Post subject: need help with my cruise control
Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:33 pm 
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hey guys umm just wondering if anyone knows whats wrong with my cruise control. it comes uo on the dash as on but doesnt activate the actual cruise control if u know what i mean and ideas?
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Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 5:52 pm 
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firstly check the cable is still connected to the t/b, my old el futura snapped the plastic connection near the throttle body..

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Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 7:01 pm 
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Then check your brake lights.

If the brake light switch is stuffed (very common) the cruise wont work.

Also look at your brake fluid reservoir, if the fluids low, it could trigger the pressure switch for the Cruise control.

Remeber cruise only works Above 40kph.

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:20 am 
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ive checked the cable and the fluid ther both good but how can i check the brake switch?
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