Plymouth Workshop Manuals
Prowler V6-3.5L VIN G (1999)
Sensors and Switches > Sensors and Switches - Cruise Control > Cruise Control Switch > Component Information > Locations > Page 302
Cruise Control Switch: Description and Operation
There are two separate switch pods that operate the speed control system. The steering-wheel- mounted switches use multiplexed circuits to
When speed control is selected by depressing the ON switch, the PCM allows a set speed to be stored in RAM for speed control. To store a set
The speed control can be disengaged manually by:
Stepping on the brake pedal
Depressing the OFF switch
Depressing the CANCEL switch.
NOTE: Depressing the OFF switch or turning off the ignition switch will erase the set speed stored in the PCM.
For added safety, the speed control system is programmed to disengaged for any of the following conditions:
An indication of Park or Neutral
An rapid increase rpm (indicates that the clutch has been disengaged)
Excessive engine rpm (indicates that the transmission may be in a low gear)
The speed signal increases at a rate of 10 mph per second (indicates that the co-efficient of friction between the road surface and tires is
The speed signal decreases at a rate of 10 mph per second (indicates that the vehicle may have decelerated at an extremely high rate)
Once the speed control has been disengaged, depressing the RESUME switch when speed is greater than 25 mph restores the vehicle to the target
While the speed control is engaged, the driver can increase the vehicle speed by depressing the ACCEL switch. The new target speed is stored in
The individual switches cannot be repaired. If one switch fails, the entire switch module must be replaced.
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