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Cruise Control doesnt work

How to fix my cruise control Chevrolet Venture, GM vehicles If the cruise control doesnt work on your GM vehicle, start by checking the condition of the brake lights and high mount brake light. The PCM monitors the brake lamps. If any of the bulbs are burned out or are the wrong type, the powertrain control module (PCM) will “inhibit” the cruise control. Yeah, that means it won’t work. If the bulbs are good, check the vehicle speed sensor signal. © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

Cruise control will not engage or kicks out

Fix code Cruise control that won’t engage or kicks out All cruise control systems have certain things in common. First, they must receive power from the ignition switch. Next, they must see a “brake off” signal from the brake switch mounted under the dash above the brake pedal. The most common failure point is either of these two parts. If the cruise engages and lets go, that’s most often a sign of a brake switch that’s intermittent, mis-adjusted, or has a short in the wires (head right for a broken … Read More


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