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Why can I not set my Tempomat (cruise-control) to a speed below 30km/h?

Generally a 30 zone implies you are in town, where you are subject to children, pets, footballs, stopping traffic etc. Cruise control is for long distances at a constant speed where you are not ...
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Is it bad to continuously turn cruise control on and off?

The cruise control on a modern car is totally electronic – obviously it has to interact with the car's controls, but no more so than would happen in "manual" driving. There should be no reason why you ...
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Does cruise control usually involve braking functionality?

Not normal for cruise control. My Land Rover Discovery has "Hill Decent" mode which allows you to take your foot off the brake while going down steep hills. The computer then takes over controlling ...
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Cruise Control Master Switch

This should be safe logically and based on personal experience. Most cruise control systems use engine vacuum to pull on the throttle cable and the vacuum is always there when the engine is on anyways,...
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Adding cruise control to BMW without electronic throttle control

As you say, the M52 engine does not have an electronic throttle. However, the M52 was available with cruise control, so retrofitting the BMW system will be the neatest solution (as a bonus, you'll get ...
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Maintains speed when I let off the gas

My Honda did this, I found it was the floor mat getting jammed against the gas pedal. Other than this it could be: Worn out gas pedal cable, replace it. Extremely dirty throttle body that is sticking,...
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Does cruise control usually involve braking functionality?

There are two type of cruise control, passive (normal) and adaptive (has other names) Passive cruise control targets a speed, it reduces throttle position to slow down, but if engine braking is less ...
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How does cruise control interact with my hybrid car?

Cruise control is not generally considered to be a fuel economy feature. It's mainly intended for comfort and convenience on long highway trips, where fatigue can be a problem. Traditionally, cruise ...
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2013 Mazda 3 Loses Power

Like you said, the P0571 is for the cruise control. There are several things which could set this code: Faulty Brake Switch Misadjusted brake switch Brake Switch harness is open or shorted Brake ...
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High RPM's at highway speeds

Based on your replies to comments, here's the diagnosis: Most likely, you tripped the overdrive. Most modern cars have this, and most people don't know about it. Look at 2 things: look at your ...
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Reading Vehicle Speed Sensor on 2005 Honda Accord from Cruise Control Unit Port

The VSS input pin is probably pulled high by the CCU. The ECM/PCM VSS output can probably only pull it low. If this is the case, you would expect to see what you are seeing. You could use a 10k ...
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Will I void the manufacturer warranty on a 2012 Nissan if get aftermarket cruise-control installed?

Adding a cruise control should not affect your warranty. Even if it did, it would possibly only affect the part of the warranty the part touches. What I mean by that is, for instance, if you installed ...
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Cruise control not working in 6th gear on Peugeot 5008

Your Peugeot cruise control is 'speed sensitive'. Sixth gear cruise control requires a road speed of 70-75 MPH. The gearbox computes the gear required to maintain a given road speed, if you select a ...
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2015 VW Golf TSI Standard accelerating automatically

I Think this is normal behaviour of a car which has upwards of 150/170hp. When you are in your 3rd or 4th gear your speed should be more than 40kmph below that the car might stall. The ECU is ...
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Will I void the manufacturer warranty on a 2012 Nissan if get aftermarket cruise-control installed?

Your Nissan was built, tested and sold as an entity. Any changes to a vehicle would not be accepted by most, if not all, vehicle manufactures which they do not have any control or imput to and would ...
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Adding cruise control to BMW without electronic throttle control

There are actually choices for you out there. I'm not sure if these exact Universal Cruise Control units would work, but it should give you some ideas: Rostra Universal Electronic Cruise Control 250-...
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Does cruise control usually involve braking functionality?

Subaru Forrester Touring 2018 does break going down hill to keep up with the set speed on its cruise control. An option that I love to utilize.
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How does cruise control operate brakes when slowing significantly?

The abs system can provide the function to engage the brakes.
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Is it bad to continuously turn cruise control on and off?

I have VW Golf, which technologically should be similar to Audi, and I observe the same behavior you describe. I think the reason to keep the fuel on is that ECU can keep the speed constant in more ...
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Is my metric cruise control adjusted in miles?

The Honda City Owner's Manual states: Each time you press the button, the vehicle speed is increased or decreased by about 1.6 km/h. There are exactly 1.609344 kilometres per mile, since ...
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Cruise control switch 2008 Jeep Compass

You'll have to remove the airbag from the steering wheel. There are screws on the side. You MUST disconnect the battery negative terminal and let the vehicle sit for a few minutes before proceeding. ...
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How does cruise control operate brakes when slowing significantly?

The original ABS systems only modulated pedal pressure. Some systems only worked on two of four wheels. "Better" or later systems could modulate all four wheels. Even more developed was the ability ...
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2008 Hyundai Elantra Cruise control turns off when headlights are turned on

This sounds like a poor earth or ground. Find the reason the right high beam is not working and correct that. The cruise could be getting a weird input due to a poor earth, and safety causes it to ...
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Where I do find a 12v accessory power in a 2008 Pontiac G5?

If you don't have the wiring diagram that gives you the codes, then you can start by either: 1) identifying the fuses and what they supply can give an easy and quick idea of permanent supply, ...
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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?

The P0567 code indicates that there has been a malfunction in the electrical components of the cruise control resume signal circuit, as detected by the PCM. What the P0567 code means? This is a ...
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Cruise control will not turn on (cannot be enabled nor set)

I would check the brake pedal cancel switch, it may be an integral part of the brake switch but has its own electrical contacts. If it is stuck in the open position this will cause cruise to not ...
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Does cruise control usually involve braking functionality?

My 2007 rav4 4wd will slow the car down using brakes when holding the set switch down until 25kph as stated in the operation manual page 166. It will also use brakes if exceeding set speed going ...
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Does cruise control usually involve braking functionality?

I have a 2017 Prius with adaptive cruise control. I can set it at 70mph and if a car I am following comes to a dead stop my car will stop automatically, without me touching the brakes. It will also ...
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1999 suburban cruise control cable disconnected

When you reconnected it, did you just slip it on or did you push it on until it "clicked"? That's a snap connection. If it's worn so much that it won't snap on any more, you could try running a ...
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