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Cruise control failure
My UrQ cruise would shut off with the turn signals. Turned
out to be a corroded contact at the rear brake lights. Are
your turn signals dim? I found a black spot on the spade
terminals in the mas connector in the trunk. Upon further
investigation it turned out to be a carbon trace right through
the connector. I drilled out the black spot, soldered, and filed
smooth again. Works fine now.
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 1997 11:03:06 -0700 (PDT)
From: Orin Eman <orin@WOLFENET.com>
Subject: Re: Cruise control failure
> I have an 87 5000Sq w/ 117k. On a trip to the Giants
> weekend, I turned on the cruise control. Worked for about
five miles and
> than shut itself off as if I had shut it off at the switch. Tried
> back on and it engaged, than shut down again almost
Mine is much worse. It switches off if I use the turn signals.
the wires from the switch have frayed and broken.
This is possible in your case. It could also be the switches
at the brake
and or clutch pedals. See if it cuts out if you touch the
gently. If not, suspect the wires at the switch.