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Old 06-14-2011, 02:03 AM
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2001 F150 Cruise Control Not Working

The cruise control stopped working on my F150. I got it a few months back and the cruise had always worked fine until last week. It will not engage and the "Cruise" light does not come on at all. Any suggestions?
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Old 06-14-2011, 03:07 AM
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If it has the "fix" done to it, then check the fuseable link. If it is burned then you saved your truck from going up in flames. Also check for a burnt fuse. And leaking brake fluid around the master cylinder.

That's my guess.
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:34 AM
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Check the switch on the front of the master cylinder for fluid leakage into the connector.
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:50 AM
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There must be fluid getting into that connector, looks covered in fluid
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Old 06-14-2011, 10:21 AM
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Better take that in before it burns to the ground.
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Old 06-14-2011, 10:21 AM
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Disconnect it RIGHT NOW before it goes up in flames. A new switch is about 26 bucks at the dealer.
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Old 06-14-2011, 10:23 AM
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The 01 should be part of the recall. Lucky that it didn't catch fire yet. Not sure if it can, IF it doesn't work. I'd take it in anyway.

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Old 06-14-2011, 10:48 AM
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If it already has the recall harness on it, they will not give you a new switch.
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Old 06-14-2011, 10:54 AM
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Yea, it should look like this -

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Old 06-14-2011, 03:25 PM
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It does have the blue recall tag and switch
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Old 06-14-2011, 03:31 PM
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Yea, it should look like this -

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An engine bay should look like that. I know mine doesn't. Very clean Jbrew, nice.
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Old 06-14-2011, 04:52 PM
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Thanks, -I don't give it much of a chance to get dirty.
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mines not workin either..gonna be unplugging it tomorrow before work
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:38 PM
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It does have the blue recall tag and switch
If the switch is leaking, it has to be replaced. Check the recall harness for continuity, the fuse may be blown. If it is, with the new improved switch you can remove the harness and connect direct.
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Old 06-14-2011, 08:09 PM
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i know this is a little off but my cruise control and horn quit working in my 01 and i had to replace the clock spring, i hope this helps, now im gonna go check mine for a blue tag
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