Fixed My Cruise Control!
Thu, 25 Jul 2002 11:02:40 -0400
So, Ralph, did you pridefully preserve the VW part number for this clip?
At 07:50 AM 07/25/2002 -0400, Ralph wrote:
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>I fixed my cruise control and it cost me a whopping $3.08 including tax.
>Here is what was wrong. If you look at this diagram
>you will see there is a rod attached to the vacuum actuator (4). On the
>right side of the rod is a little round ball that holds the rod onto the
>What they don't show you in the diagram, is the little bushing that holds
>the other end of the rod onto the clip on the vacuum actuator so that when
>the vacuum pump enggages it holds the throttle open. Well, on my 100Q that
>little do-dad was broken. Went to my local VW dealer (the nearest Audi
>dealer is 40 miles away) and ordered the clip. Put it on two days later
>and we be crusin'. I was so damn proud that a complete ignoramus like
>myself was able to do this for only $3.08, thanks to a suggestion from
>this list! Thanks to all of you who contacted me with suggestions when I
>first posted this a couple of weeks ago.