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Old 01-02-2021, 01:33 PM   #1
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Cruise control stopped working

Last time out in my Georgetown the cruise stopped working.

Anyone know any troubleshooting I should do before I take it to a repair shop?
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Old 01-03-2021, 10:00 AM   #2
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There are allot of inputs to the CC that can cause it not to work. One of the easiest to check is make sure your brake lights are not staying on. Check the relationship of the brake peddle arm and the switch for the lights make sure it is not activated.
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Old 01-03-2021, 12:53 PM   #3
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There are allot of inputs to the CC that can cause it not to work. One of the easiest to check is make sure your brake lights are not staying on. Check the relationship of the brake peddle arm and the switch for the lights make sure it is not activated.


I havenít checked that yet. Does that switch go bad? Or is it an issue with the brake peddle?
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I havenít checked that yet. Does that switch go bad? Or is it an issue with the brake peddle?
Not knowing how the switch is oriented, dirt and dust could cause the switch to stick as with any push button style switch.
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Old 01-03-2021, 01:47 PM   #5
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Not knowing how the switch is oriented, dirt and dust could cause the switch to stick as with any push button style switch.


Thanks again. Iíll check at the end of the week.

Iíll let you know if that was it.
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Does your horn still work?
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Old 01-03-2021, 09:04 PM   #7
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Does your horn still work?


Donít know I havenít used it. If it doesnít, what does that indicate?

Iíll check it at the end of the week and let you know.

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Don’t know I haven’t used it. If it doesn’t, what does that indicate?

I’ll check it at the end of the week and let you know.

Thanks
I was trying to remember if the F53 steering column had a clock spring harness and the if so the horn would also be part of it and if it didn't work may be linked to your issue. I think there are electrical disconnects at the base of the steering column and cruise ON/OFF I think is one of them. These things I'm not 100% sure of though.
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Also, not working is a broad term. Any specifics?
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Also, not working is a broad term. Any specifics?


Cruise wonít engage at any speed.
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Old 01-04-2021, 02:02 PM   #11
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I had this happen and when I turned the coach off and restarted, it worked fine. Would be nice if it's that easy for you too.
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Old 01-05-2021, 06:14 AM   #12
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I think this is my cruise control brake switch. It's directly below the master cylinder in line with brake lines. My GT is a 2012.
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We had the same issue and it was the clock spring. It was an easy fix. We did a search on Google and it showed us how to change it. Ordered part online and it worked perfectly.
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I think this is my cruise control brake switch. It's directly below the master cylinder in line with brake lines. My GT is a 2012.


Thanks. Iíll check it out.
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Old 01-06-2021, 01:23 PM   #15
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We had the same issue and it was the clock spring. It was an easy fix. We did a search on Google and it showed us how to change it. Ordered part online and it worked perfectly.


Thanks. Iíll do the same. I hope itís either the spring or the switch. I appreciate the info.
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It's a tough one to troubleshoot since there is no indication of engaged till speed is set and I think that has to be above 30mph or so to get the engaged light. At least that is the way my 2012 works. Can't remember if was different on my 2000. I think my brake switch is normally closed so inserting a jumper wire in the connector will simulate that. Good luck.
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Old 01-29-2021, 12:51 PM   #17
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Finally Iím getting around to replacing clock spring tomorrow.
Found a good utube video. Should improve my chances of success. Thanks for all the input.
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Old 01-31-2021, 01:29 PM   #18
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Finally Iím getting around to replacing clock spring tomorrow.
Found a good utube video. Should improve my chances of success. Thanks for all the input.


Itís fixed. I think it was the brake control switch below the master brake cylinder. I say I think cause that was the last part I changed.
I changed the steering wheel switchís first. Nope.
The the clock spring
Nope
Finally, the brake switch and yeah it worked.
So, if you have the diagnostic equipment it will take the guess work out of it. But I didnít.
I did find a good U tube video that walked me through the clock spring.
All in all, Iím glad I did it. I learned a bunch and it cost less than taking it to the dealer.
Couldnít have done it without you folks input.
Thanks again.
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