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2006 pt cruiser with factory cruise control.. only 40k miles

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Customer: ***** *****.. 2006 pt cruiser with factory cruise control.. only 40k miles on it.. just purchased it.. cruise contol light comes on dash when activated but will not set
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: i go to use the cruise contol.. light in dash says cruise when i turn it on. when i set the cruise control at speed nothing happens.. ie it does not enguage
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Chris (aka - Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I'm an independent contractor here at Just Answer.

What trim level is your PT and which liter engine?

Thanks for asking your question and letting me try to help you.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
limited with 2.4 non turbo
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the is about an 1/16 of an inch of up and down play in the steering wheel not he colum possibly suggesting the steering wheel was removed at one time
Expert:  Chris (aka - Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Three things can be to blame here.

The switch and clock spring


Vacuum loss or the vacuum cruise servo.

The servo is on the passenger front strut tower. Can you get the vehicle on stands and have someone command the cruise on to see if the servo is getting signals sent to it from the PCM as well as verify the servo is getting at least 15 in hg vacuum from the engine. Use the links below.

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