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2001 Ford Ranger Edge Reg Cab 3.0L

2001 Ford Ranger
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6' Styleside
17 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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December 11, 2012, 6:30 pm

Ralph P
 

Question: Cruise Control works intermittently.

My cruise control works intermittently. Occasionally it works normally, but most of the time I can not set a specified speed. I am able to increase my speed using the Set button, however, once I release it, the truck begins to coast. On some occasions, I have found that the speed will be set well below the speed setting. For example, I will set the speed at 55 mph, then if I let off the aecelerator, the truck will coast until I reach a speed of 35 mph or 40 (this speed varies) and cruise control begins working at that speed. I have replaced the Vehicle Speed Sensor, but the problem continues.<br>


December 12, 2012, 8:24 pm

Tyler O
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Check the actuator and any adjustments in the linkage system


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