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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Cruise Control Brake Release Switch
If your cruise control system cuts off unexpectedly or stays on even when brakes are applied, replace the cruise control brake release switch.
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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