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How to Replace a Cruise Control Vacuum Reservoir
The cruise control system has a failing vacuum reservoir if the cruise control does not hold speed or you hear a hissing noise coming from the car.
How to Decide Which Car Is the Right Fit For You
Your vehicle selection is daunting. There are so many car brands, vehicle styles, and option packages available that it makes choosing one vehicle very difficult. How do you know...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Cruise Control Clutch Release Switch
If you have a manual car, common signs include a cruise control system that cuts off on its own or does not cut off when the clutch pedal is pressed.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Accelerator Cable
Common signs include damage to the outer covering, delayed accelerator response time, and problems with cruise control.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Cruise Control Switch
If you use cruise control and the light doesn't illuminate or the car cannot maintain a set speed, you may have to replace the cruise control switch.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Cruise Control Cable
If your accelerator pedal gets stuck or cruise control stops functioning, you may need to replace the cruise control cable.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Cruise Control Vacuum Bleed Switch
Common signs include cruise control disengaging on its own or not disengaging when the pedal is pressed, and a hissing noise coming from the dash.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Cruise Control Vacuum Reservoir
Common signs include speed surges and inability to maintain speed on cruise control, as well as general engine performance issues.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Speed Control Assembly
Common signs include cruise control not engaging or not maintaining the same speed and the Cruise Control Light staying on even when not activated.
How Long Does a Cruise Control Clutch Release Switch Last?
The cruise control clutch release switch is only located on manual transmission vehicles. These vehicles have a clutch pedal, is depressed. The cruise control works on a circuit system. If...
How Long Does a Cruise Control Brake Release Switch Last?
The cruise control brake release switch allows you to turn off the cruise control. On vehicles with a manual transmission, there is a clutch release switch that cancels the...
How Long Does a Cruise Control Cable Last?
Most modern vehicles have an electronic throttle actuator that controls the cruise control. Older model vehicles have a cruise control cable. These vehicles with a cruise control cable can be...
How Long Does a Speed Control Assembly Last?
Using the gas pedal allows you to speed up and control the car on the road, but it can be a chore when driving long distances on relatively flat roads with...
How to Replace a Cruise Control Clutch Release Switch
The cruise control clutch release switch is faulty if the cruise control will not turn off or shuts off automatically while driving.
What Does the Adaptive Cruise Control Warning Light Mean?
The adaptive cruise control (ACC) indicator light helps keep your car at a safe speed while driving by sensing the distance of the car ahead of you.
What Does the Cruise Control Warning Light Mean?
When the cruise control light in your car is orange, it is either determining the speed to maintain, or there is a fault in an electrical component.
How to Replace a Cruise Control Vacuum Bleed Switch
Cruise control slows when the vacuum bleed switch activates. It fails if the cruise control deactivates automatically or will not hold the speed.
How to Replace a Cruise Control Cable
The cruise control is operated by a cable which fails when the accelerator pedal gets stuck or the cruise control does not engage.
How to Replace a Cruise Control Brake Release Switch
The cruise control is turned off by the brake release switch which fails either when the cruise control does not deactivate or does not set properly.
How to Replace a Cruise Control Switch
The cruise control switch goes bad when the cruise control does not turn on or accelerate. You may need a new switch if the car will not coast.

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Engine check light on and cruise control not working, but speedometer works
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Usually the P0717 OBD-II error code is associated with a speed sensor problem inside the transmission. This part helps to monitor the cruise control along with the speedometer. If the sensor is damaged or...
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Transmission in and out of overdrive
Hi and thanks for your question. The cruise control is set with the engine speed and transmission gear selection. Check the fuse to the cruise control to see if it is blown. There could be two things going on. The...
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Cruise control shut off when I was traveling down the highway. Now it won't turn on.
Hi, thanks for writing in. In most cases, the issue you're describing is caused by a problem with either the cruise control brake switch (on an automatic transmission like your Durango) or the cruise control switch on the steering wheel...
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While driving in cruise control it stopped driving but it didn't cut off
Hello there. A few common faults will cause your cruise control to cut out with your 2009 Ford Explorer. The most common faults would be the cruise control module, throttle cable, throttle body, or a fuel pump. I recommend having...
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Wonky cruise control and rough idle on low gear D
Hello. P0770 is the code for a lock up torque converter shift solenoid malfunction. The lock up torque converter shift solenoid controls the fluid pressure of the torque converter, and the rate and timing at which it locks up. This...
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I was already having transmission problems. Will constant use of Cruise Control further deteriorate it? Will it cause CC problems?
Hi, thanks for writing in. The cruise control uses some of the same sensor inputs the transmission uses and can indeed affect the transmission and cruise control. If the transmission is slipping then the cruise control may not control the...
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What is the function of the two sensors located at the clutch of the car. I know that the upper switch is the safety clutch switch
Hey there. The second sensor is the cruise control deactivation switch. If you push in the clutch when the cruise control is on, this switch shuts it off. If you do not have it connected, then most likely the cruise...
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speedometer tacometer and cruise not working
Hello. If the speedometer, tachometer, and cruise control all suddenly stopped working then the first thing I would look at is the vehicle's fuses. It may be possible that the fuses related to the gauges or cluster has gone out...
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How do I fix my cruise control brake switch. Brake light stays on
Hello. This is caused by a problem with the brake light switch. When the switch fails internally, it shorts and causes the lights to stay on. If the brake lights stay on, then the computer thinks that the brake pedal...
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Cruise control has not been working for a while.
Hi there. First check to see if the cruise control fuse is blown. Then check the brake light switch, the brake pressure switch, the speed sensor on the transmission, or the cruise control buttons. Most of the time the brake...
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code p0591 has check engine light on, but car has no crusie control, what else is it on for?
According to my records, the code you are receiving is for a powertrain issue relating to cylinder 4 being out of balance. On diesel engines this can indicate a glow plug issue. This can be related to the fuel composition...
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Cruise control will not work.
Hi there. The cruise control light coming on, leads me to believe the fuse is okay. Not knowing the make or model, makes it difficult to know the type of switch used. A few possibilities for an inoperative cruise control...
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Blower Motor works but A/C Shifts to Vent towards windshield when accelerating. Cruise control doesnt work. Vacuum Lines?
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. The issue is there is a vacuum hose that is either burned with a hole or the hose is cracked. Open the hood and check for any vacuum hoses to the cab that...
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Cruise control does not work. The light comes on the steering wheel but it does not work.
Hi there. From description you have provided, your vehicle cruise control does not work, the light on the steering wheel does come on, could be still be the cruise control switch is at fault. The circuit that turns on the...
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Cruise control does not work - 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Hi there. From description you have provided, your vehicle cruise control does not work, the light on the steering wheel does come on, could be still be the cruise control switch is at fault. The circuit that turns on the...
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No crank no start no shift. AC blower and cruise control not working. All dash lights on. Can jump 12v to crank fuse and start
Hi there. I think you are on the right track. If you have good fuses both under the hood, and at the internal fuse panel, but don't have 12 volt "supply" voltage to the fuses, there is quite likely a...
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Speed dropping suddenly while driving
If this issue is occurring while you've engaged the cruise control, then this may be caused by a bad or failing cruise control brake switch or transmission speed sensor. If this issue is happening with the cruise control not active,...
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2012 Jetta Cruise control not engaging.
You may still be right about the brake light switch. The brake light switch two redundant circuits for safety. One of the circuits can fail and the brake lights will still work but the cruise control will be disabled. It...
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My cruise control does not work - 2012 Volkswagen Passat
Your car has an electronic throttle body which is controlled by the engine electronic control unit (ECU). As such, the cruise control is incorporated into the engine management system and will not have a separate fuse. There are a few...
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ESP Light and column electrical failures after a sharp turn.
That must have been one hard turn! The ESP light is for the Electronic Stability Program: a system built into your braking system to help prevent the car from going out of control in a sharp turn. You could have...

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