What does the Cruise Main light mean on the dash?
The cruise control feature was designed to offer convenience. It is intended to combat driving fatigue, and make long distance driving easier. The “Cruise Main” light on the dashboard, refers to the cruise control feature of the vehicle. When the “Cruise Main” light is on in the dashboard, this means that the cruise control feature has been activated and is ready for the desired cruise control speed to be set.
It is a common occurrence for the cruise control button to be pushed by mistake, which causes the “Cruise Main” light to be turned on in the dashboard. However, there are no adverse effects on the car if the “Cruise Main” light is on. When the “Cruise Main” light is on, it does not mean that the cruise control feature is engaged and functioning, it simply means that the cruise control feature is ready. It is necessary to manually set the desired cruise control speed for the cruise control to begin working as it is intended. When you are ready to disengage the cruise control feature, simply push the cruise control (ON/OFF) button again or push the cruise control OFF button.
If you think that you are having problems with your cruise control functionality, you can have a technician, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect your cruise control system and make any needed repairs.
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