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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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The cruise control on my 2002 Ford Escape worked fine prior

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The cruise control on my 2002 Ford Escape worked fine prior to going about 1 yr. without using the vehicle due to the need to replace an ignition coil. The ignition coils have all been replaced and I purchased a new battery. The cruise control light comes on but the system does not engage when I a press "set". Am I missing something??
JA: While using the cruise control can you accelerate or decelerate? Have you checked the fuses?
Customer: Thanks. I forgot to check the fuse. Are there more than one fuse? Without being engaged I don't know if I can accelerate or decelerate.
JA: Are you fixing your Escape yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes I am fixing the Escape myself unless someone tells me that I need to use some gizmo that Ford has proprietary rights over and they are the only ones who can do a particular repair. I have not tried anything so far but I'm going to check the fuses now - Can I contact you later??
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I don't think so. Oh yeah, I am complete on factory recalls to date.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

Hi Im David. if the vehicle has been sitting for that long, have you checked the wiring to the servo for mouse chewings/damage?

Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.


Expert:  A. Penland replied 1 year ago.

Do you still need help with your 2002 Ford Escape cruise control?