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My cruise control quit working and my airbag light is on.

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My cruise control quit...

My cruise control quit working and my airbag light is on

Mechanic's Assistant: While using the cruise control can you accelerate or decelerate? Have you checked the fuses?

The cruise control will not come on

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

99 f250 super duty diesel 7.3ltr

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F-250 Super Duty yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes and nothing yet not sure where to look

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Are the airbag light and the cruise control tied together

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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 29 days ago
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Short answer, the clock spring between the steering column and steering wheel is 90% likely to be your failure here. 100% likely if your horn is also not working. If you can do some electrical testing in the steering column, we can do some testing.

You now will see a rating scale 1=bad to-5=excellent because I have posted a full or partial answer instead of an info request. When you rate I get a portion of the deposit you made, no rating means you still paid, but I earn nothing. My goal is understanding your question, and addressing it in full detail. In return, receiving a 5-star rating. Rating does not close the post or stop the conversation. Please keep in contact and reply as much as needed. Thanks, Chris

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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 23 days ago

Hello, Chris here again,

I am checking in to make sure you got everything you expected from my response. If any part of my response is unclear, please let me know. It’s my goal to deliver excellent service, so if I've done that, please don't forget to give me a 5-star rating.You can still reply. I want to make sure you were pleased with what you paid for.

Thanks Chris

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