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98 outback no cruise


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#1 ivans imports

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 11:27 AM

Thiss one had me stumped couldent get cruise to work on 98 outback 5speed changed the actuator the collum switch the neural switch cruise ecu still no cruise any ideas. Not to often i cant figure it out but thiss one i'm stumped. Speedo works and crusie switch lights up but nothing spent half a day on it and got nowere ideas ?



#2 wavekayaker

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 01:00 PM

Did you check the brake and clutch cancel switches?

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 01:39 PM

The actuator is vacuum controlled, maybe the tube/hose is porous and leaking.



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Posted 16 February 2013 - 01:42 PM

check the actuator switches down behind the pedals.  I know for mine the little rubber grommet fell off and it caused the cruise control to not work.  I have heard of others taping pennies, I jut put a bolt in the hole.



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Posted 16 February 2013 - 06:13 PM

Most cars if a CEL in on cruise won't work.

 

Is it on?  Is it working?

 

Just guessing.



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Posted 16 February 2013 - 08:53 PM

It is one of the pedal switches, a fairly common failure mode on this generation, otherwise the cruise just works till the doors fall off.



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Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:24 AM

Clockspring? Horn work? I've seen partial failure. Not a cheap part.



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Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:36 AM

no cel tested clock spring checked vacume lines tested actuator but had no pedal switchs to sub in was the only thing i dident have. I will beep test the switchs and see if thats the problem. Is a bugger cause have to drive it to test it 6 test drives later and still no cruise



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Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:40 AM

You dont need test switches, just a meter and the ability to adjust them. Usually they just need a tweaking.



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Posted 17 February 2013 - 03:00 PM

Look at the pedals to be sure the grommet is still there and/or make sure the switch is closing when the pedal is released.   I worked for hours on the same problem until I found the grommet missing.



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Posted 19 February 2013 - 11:07 AM

i did check the opperation of the switchs they were defanatnly clicking dont know if they were conecting internaly but were phisicaly operating. A'm stuck for 2 weeks on thiss one as its gone back to camp. The customer runs thiss outback on speed controled rds is critical that cruise works as he will get fined for going to fast. Will try again when he gets back to town






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