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post #1 of 15 Old 03-09-2008, 07:33 AM Thread Starter
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97 f350 cruise control

hey is anyone familiar with the system on these trucks? i bought my truck and it doesnt work? not sure where to start looking.


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on my Excursion it only works when it wants to.seem harder to set when its warm. Sorry I cant help but thought our problems might be related.
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make sure that the emergency brake pedal is all the way up. just a little ways down and the cruise wont work... start there. if that dont work its probly the sensor on the master cylinder.



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well the light on the dash doesnt even turn on when i hit the on button?

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Have you tried the sencor on the master cylinder. mine started leaking and wouldnt set. you might try that.





97's dont have a dash light if its like my 92 & 96
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mine dont either on my 96. but I know if the parking brake is even down 1/4th of an inch it wont work and its easy to hit with your foot when getting in and out.



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cool i will check it when i go to the shop today.. thanks guys

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i have the same prob, but mine only works when it wants to

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the OBS dont have a light do they? mine never did

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not sure i thought there was a green light that turned on on the instrument panel when it was activated, but what do i know i am a NEWBIE

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