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post #1 of 8 Old 07-17-2010, 07:21 PM Thread Starter
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Before I BREAK something........

My Cruise Control works fine with the ON button, but it doesn't turn OFF with that button, so it needs fixing.

Can I use a screwdriver to pop the rocker off the steering wheel or is there another trick to removing the On/Off rocker?

And is the failed OFF button a fixable thing or do I need that whole dam assembly?

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i dont think i ever used the off button in 3 years? press the brake?

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yep, that works fine...but do you know how the guy following me feels when he sees a brake light coming on in the middle of the highway?????

I'd rather not rattle anybody's cage with a brake light. I use cruise all the time, so having it work right is important to me (and to the guy behind me).

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You can't repair the button. The airbag has to come out to remove the button. I think they come as a complete set.

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well, that sux. So there's no way I can pry the rocker off without destroying it? If I can get it off, then I can try some contact cleaner on the innards.

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well, that sux. So there's no way I can pry the rocker off without destroying it? If I can get it off, then I can try some contact cleaner on the innards.
I'm sure you can pry it off but it will break and I don't think you can get to the contacts anyway. The switches have wires that run out of them and plug into a connector under the airbag.

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Thanks for the intel, dhanna.

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Thanks for the intel, dhanna.
No problem. Good luck with the repair.

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