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post #1 of 11 Old 03-17-2007, 06:12 PM Thread Starter
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Cruise Control & horn in-op 2001 F-350

I just recently bought a 2001 F-350 7.3 4x4, when I got it the horn and cruise control worked, now they both quit at the same time. I checked the fuse and it is ok. The fasten seat belts light also started staying on, even when all of the belts are buckled.
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It might be your clock spring inside the steering. Mine broke on my 99 and the horn quit working the cruise went out all at the same time. Mine was under warranty so I dont kknow how to check it or tell you what to look for. Maybe someone else will be along to help you out.

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It might be your clock spring inside the steering. Mine broke on my 99 and the horn quit working the cruise went out all at the same time. Mine was under warranty so I dont kknow how to check it or tell you what to look for. Maybe someone else will be along to help you out.
Thanks TJ, I will look into it tomorrw.
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Follow up on the problem, there is a tape like wire on a reel under the steering wheel, and it has all of the conductors for the cruise control, horn, air bag. That wire broke, so it had to be replaced. The part was $80.00 and now everything works perfectly.
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good to hear you got everything back up an running the way it outta!!!

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Follow up on the problem, there is a tape like wire on a reel under the steering wheel, and it has all of the conductors for the cruise control, horn, air bag. That wire broke, so it had to be replaced. The part was $80.00 and now everything works perfectly.
That "tape like" wire reel is what we refer to as a clockspring in the automotive industry..that is what TJ was reffering to...
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WOOOOHOOOOO I was right for once!!!!!!! Just playing around. Glad you got it fixed.

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TJ,
Thanks for the heads up, that is what got me pointed in the right direction.
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TJ,
Thanks for the heads up, that is what got me pointed in the right direction.
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i applogize too..i wasnt trying to correct your termanology...i was just clerifying in case a future member read this...
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No problem Marc,
I hope that I don't have to deal with that gremlin again for many years to come.
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