Cruise control suddenly stopped working on 1991 acclaim plymouth

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Old 12-18-14, 05:51 AM
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Cruise control suddenly stopped working on 1991 acclaim plymouth

Hello Everyone, does this car have a fuse for the cruise control if so where?
it was working perfectly on the way to a friends house but on the way back
it suddenly did not work! any idea's would be appreciated. Thanks
 
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Look in the owners manual under fuses.
No manual, then open up the cover over the fuse box and see if it has a layout.
 
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Besides the fuse box under the dashboard, there might be a box under the hood, with fuses & relays. Hopefully, something is blown there. The last thing that you want to have to do is replace the signal light switch. Personally, I would live without cruise control before I would bother with it.
 
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Old 12-18-14, 10:44 AM
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Thanks Guys, will check it out and let you know what I find and your right, I can do without it, if
worse comes to worse and it costs too much to fix.
 
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Wow... a 91 Acclaim in Pa. How's the frame on that vehicle ?

That should be an old style cruise control system with vacuum assist. Check and see if there are hoses on a brake switch above the pedal. If there are..... check them for cracks. Then there will be a vacuum actuator under the hood with a cable that goes to the carburetor. Check that line for cracks too.
 
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Is the horn not working and/or, if equipped, is the Air Bag light on? If so the steering column clock spring could need replacement.
 
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That would only be the case if the cruise controls were in the steering wheel.
 
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Mine was my clutch switch... the cruise shuts off when either the brake or the clutch is depressed.

If you have a multimeter, you can probably Google your year and model and find what voltage is supposed to be present at which pin of your cruise servo harness. That's how I tracked my problem down. It was really an electrical problem, nothing was really wrong with the cruise itself.
 
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Ok, I was looking in the manual and there is a #2amp fuse in the #7 cavity of the fuse box under the dash, I will try that first to see if thats all it is next week and get back to you guys then. Thanks
 
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