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Old 04-28-2005, 03:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey Guys,

Anyone have any knowledge on how I can diagnose a problem with my cruise control. It just does not work at all, it actually never has since I bought the car back in December? I checked the fuses and they seem to be in check...although the headlight washer pump fuse is gone as the pump is shorting out, I got this diagnosed earlier.

Is this something I could fix on my own without shelling out a lot of cash???

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Dear Scotty: Since I don't know the year/model of your car; here is some general info. and I hope you will be checking the least expensive stuff 1st: things like fuses then the cruise control grounds (I believe the cruise grounds through the brake light bulbs????) Meaning no brake lights translates into a cruise control problem….i.e brake pedal switch/bulbs corrosion build up etc.

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Originally posted by billB@Apr 28 2005, 03:32 PM
Dear Scotty: Since I don't know the year/model of your car; here is some general info. and I hope you will be checking the least expensive stuff 1st: things like fuses then the cruise control grounds (I believe the cruise grounds through the brake light bulbs????) Meaning no brake lights translates into a cruise control problem….i.e brake pedal switch/bulbs corrosion build up etc.

Wish you a good luck
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Haha, its all good billb, I should have indicated what year and model...I was in a rush at work...:P

Well my brake lights work...so I'm guessing its the cruise control module...

You think its possible to find the module used??

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