Questions tagged [cruise-control]

Device on motor vehicles which allows a vehicle, once set, to maintain speed without driver intervention.

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Is my metric cruise control adjusted in miles?

I drive a manual Honda City with cruise control. I've noticed that if I press + three times, the speed increases by 5 km/h. Pressing - three times also decreases the speed by 5 km/h. This is very ...
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2005 Ford Taurus Cruise Control and Horn Not Working

I have already checked the most obvious things I believe. The fuses are all good and the horn relay clicks when I press the horn. The cruise control servo spins freely by hand. The cruise control ...
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Honda adaptive cruise control

My daily commute can be very slow. Sometimes I use adaptive cruise control, sometimes I don't. What I have normally seen is even if I don't press gas pedal, my car can reach to speeds up to 10 miles ...
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How does cruise control operate brakes when slowing significantly?

My 2011 Audi A4 B8 has cruise control and although not adaptive, it does engage the brakes if I set a cruising speed well below my current speed or if the car picks up speed during descents. The car ...
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2008 Hyundai Elantra Cruise control turns off when headlights are turned on

In addition to cruise control turning off and not working when headlights are turned on, the right hi beam headlight does not work. The bulb looked okay and the fuse was okay. Where do I start?
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Retrofitting cruise control into a jeep cherokee XJ 1999?

Found a GREAT deal on a jeep cherokee 1999. But it doesn't have cruise control. what is involved in retrofitting a cruise control system into it? If you paid to have it done, what did it cost you?
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Certain Electrical things not working on Dodge Stratus

I have a 2002 Dodge Stratus SE Plus. 2.7L. Certain things on it are not quite working. They are: Air Bag light is on Horn doesn't work Cruise control doesn't turn on at all Passenger side windows ...
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Where I do find a 12v accessory power in a 2008 Pontiac G5?

I'm trying to install a cruise control in my 2008 Pontiac G5. It's made by Rostra. It needs 12v accessory power. I think I need to go to the fuse box, but does anyone have any idea which wire to tap ...
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2004 Accord LX cruise control fails intermittently

2004 Accord LX cruise control fails intermittently on Hwy after crusing around a half hour. Works again next time I drive in order to fail again after driving a half hour next day. Cruise switch ...
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toyota corolla 2006 cruise control install

I am trying to install cruise control in my drive by wire 1ZZ-FE zze122r toyota corolla. Currently the clockspring is not populated with pins for this install. Does anyone know if my ECU supports ...
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Creaky Cruise Control - 99 Ford Taurus Sedan

I had been hearing creaking noises in the front of my car for awhile and it seemed like it was when applying the brake. I had had my brakes adjusted recently, so I assumed it was related. However, ...
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Why do I have to turn my cruise control on before I use it? [duplicate]

I don't have to turn my blinkers or windshield wipers on before I use them but in every car I've ever been in with cruise control, you have to turn it on before you set the cruising speed. Why should ...
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How do I diagnose trouble code P0567 OBD-II in my car and what are its causes? Which component of cruise control system should be checked first?

I am getting issue with my car's cruise control system, and while diagnosing, this code is shown, I want to know the reason and meaning of this code.
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How does cruise control interact with my hybrid car?

How does cruise interact with my car? I mean is it just a feedback loop on the accelerator or does it directly involve fuel injection? I ask because I find that on my Camry hybrid it actually makes ...
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2013 Mazda 3 Loses Power

I have a 2013 Mazda 3 i Touring sedan 2.0L SkyActiv G 6-speed automatic, with about 40,000 miles on it. This has been happening for about two months maybe. But very intermittently, particularly when ...
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Is it bad to continuously turn cruise control on and off?

My car is an Audi S5 which has the normal cruise control (non-adaptive) with auto braking (applies brakes when going downhill too fast). For some reason when engine braking the car uses around 4L/...
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High RPM's at highway speeds

I have a Pontiac G6 with an automatic v6 engine. Lately when I want to go above 70mph, the engine needs to rev at almost 5,000 RPM's, which seems high. I used to use cruise control every day but it ...
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Reading Vehicle Speed Sensor on 2005 Honda Accord from Cruise Control Unit Port

I'm trying to read the Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) on my 2005 Honda Accord from the cruise control port (port 14P, located behind the steering wheel)--when the cruise control unit is not attached. ...
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Cruise control will not turn on (cannot be enabled nor set)

I have a 2006 Dodge Stratus 2.4. I can't enable cruise control, meaning I cannot turn it on using the switch on the steering wheel. Given that I can't turn it on, I can't set a speed either. Update: ...
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What's the most efficient way to manually hold a specific speed?

I noticed that my new car is by activated cruise controll at lets say 50 km/h handling this speed by displaying an current consume of 1.8~2.4 l/100km, while when I'm trying to find the required ...
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Maintains speed when I let off the gas

My 02 impala is either maintaining or picks up speed after I let off the gas pedal. It's almost acting like the cruise control in on, so I pulled the fuse to the cruise. The problem stopped for a week ...
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Does cruise control usually involve braking functionality?

Does the usual cruise control feature include braking on most cars? I mean, if the car goes down the hill and braking by engine is not enough, are the brakes initiated so that the car does not exceed ...
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2015 VW Golf TSI Standard accelerating automatically

The car keeps accelerating after shifting to 3rd/4th gear at random times. I would shift, take my foot off the pedal and the speed would, in one occasion, accelerate to 40kmh and maintain speed. The ...
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Why can I not set my Tempomat (cruise-control) to a speed below 30km/h?

Why is it impossible to set a speed below 30 km/h on every Tempomat I've ever seen? Is it for legal reasons or technical difficulties with low speeds? It would be helpful in a stop and go situation.
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Will I void the manufacturer warranty on a 2012 Nissan if get aftermarket cruise-control installed?

I bought a used 2012 Nissan from a Nissan dealership, and it's still covered under the original manufacturer warranty. It didn't come with cruise control, and now I'm looking at getting a Rostra ...
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How to diagnose a Cruise Control system (Subaru Forester 2002)

The Cruise Control on my 2002 Forester S stopped working recently. For some time I had problems engaging the CC altogether, requiring multiple clicks on the activation push-button. Then it stopped ...
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Cruise control not working in 6th gear on Peugeot 5008

Does anyone knows what would be wrong with my cruise control in a Peugeot 5008. It works normally in 4th and 5th gear, but it doesn't want to work in 6th gear.
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1999 suburban cruise control cable disconnected

As you can see from the photo, the cruise control is disconnected from the throttle. I tried just hooking it back on, but it fell of again. I'm expecting this is due to vibration of the vehicle. Is ...
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Cruise Control Master Switch

2012 Mazda 3 I use cruise at every opportunity. I leave the system "on" permanently, then engage the accele/resume/cancel buttons as needed. Does leaving the system in the "ready" mode like this ...
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Adding cruise control to BMW without electronic throttle control

I don't know very much about throttle bodies and stuff, but I do have an interesting question: I just bought a 2000 BMW 323i with the M52TU engine. It would seem that this specific year does not have ...
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whats going on with my cruise control

Couple of months ago my cruise control in my ford focus 2000 stopped working. I have used it extensively in the past. Now When i press the on and set button the green cruise light turns on but it ...
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How to retrofit cruise-control on Peugeot?

I tried to retrofit the cruise control on a 307cc (2007) but for some reason it fails to activate even when I am diving with correct speed and gear (4+). activate cruise control on BSI not able to ...
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How can I add cruise control to a 2003 Chevy Express Van?

I have a 2003 Chevy Express 1500 Cargo without cruise control. Is it possible to add this, and how would I go about doing so?
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Diagnosing Cruise Control Problems

I have an aftermarket cruise-control system which only somewhat works in a 2005 Ford Focus. By this I mean that it controls the speed but is largely inaccurate (+/- at least 10mph). Going up/down ...
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Cruise control not working

I have a 1999 Dodge Dakota. Roughly a month ago my cruise control stopped working. When I turn on the cruise control I get the light showing that it is on. However, when I try to engage/set the ...
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Honda Accord 2Door Coupe 2004 - Cruise Control Problem

my GF's Honda Accord has recently begun acting up in regards to its cruise control. holding down the switch, the light turns on, however pressing set, accel, or decel, does not do anything, the car ...
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How to reduce engine drag

Reading this question - Is engine braking harmful? - reminds me of a question I have always wanted to ask. I used to own a Prius. When the Prius is cruising at low speed at a slight downward slope, ...
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Why are there multiple ways to deactivate cruise control?

This is more of an educational question, than a problem. On most cars I have seen, the cruise control activation is in two steps, you usually have a separate switch to turn it on, and then you have ...
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How do you troubleshoot cruise control? (Mazda Tribute 2005)

I just bought a used 2005 Mazda Tribute. The only problem I have with the car is that the cruise control doesn't work....and I have no clue how/where to start! The cruise light on the dashboard doesn'...
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how to install cruise control (Tempomat) in an Mercedes-Benz 308D from 1992?

I would like to retrofit a Mercedes-Benz 308D van from year 1992 (model number 602.316) with cruise control. What parts would I need to buy and how to proceed installing them? I mostly see parts for ...