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Steering Wheel Electrics

I'm sorry, I posted this thread in the wrong forum and can not figure out how to delete.

I have a 96 350 Van w/ a 7.3. The horn and Cruise Control do not work, and the Air Bag warning light blinks. All the appropriate fuses that I could find have continuity. Where else should I look?
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did you ever get this figured out? i am having the same problem in my other truck, 96 cclb.

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thanks for the reply. ill check it out. how did your van run before you fixed the problem?

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my truck is running like im playing with the cruise control while im driving. hopefully the clock spring is the problem

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The trucks don't have what's nowadays called a "clockspring". It's just a set of concentric contact rings, IIRC they're built into the column. In any event, it's def. going to be different from the vans, since they have an air bag.

Sgt. Dave, is your truck speeding up with the cruise control, or just disengaging and then re-engaging?
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the cruise control buttons on the steering wheel and the horn dont work. while im driving it feels like the cruise is ingaging then disingaging. makes for a jerky ride.

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ive checked all the fuses and relays and they are good, so im thinking its in the steering wheel fontrols somewhere.

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any ideas anyone?
i took the truck to the dealer this morning. im in redmond oregon, 500 miles away from home so maybe they can figure it out.

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