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Old 03-14-2011, 05:43 PM   #1
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2003 cruise control shuts off

Hi everyone. I just found your forum while searching for some answers on my new Focus, hope your able to help. I just bought a 2003 focus on saturday and today on my way to work the cruise control kept shutting off. I would hit the set/resume button and it would work again for about a minute. after it happened about 5 times I just gave up on using it. On one occasion it accelerated itself about 1-2 MPH and then back down....then accelerate.....then back down. It did this about 5 times and I shut it off.

Any ideas what might be causing this issue? Thanks for any help you can provide.

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Old 03-14-2011, 05:52 PM   #2
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Posted via FF Mobile Are you hitting the brakes while using it at all? Also when it accelerates and deccelerates are you ecountering hills? Other then that either it could be a faulty fuse or something deeper. Idk what else it could be.
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Old 03-14-2011, 05:59 PM   #3
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not hitting the brakes, but thats what it is acting like. No hills either. I actually bought this car from my dad and he had been having the same problem over the past few months
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Posted via FF Mobile Check the fuse, if not, idk I guess bring it to ford and ask them about it. Arent you stull under warranty? You should be right?, bring it to them and have them fix it, thats what warrantys are for.
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no warranty, its a 2003 with 120,000 miles on it. Ill check the fuse though.

checked the fuse and its fine.
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no warranty, its a 2003 with 120,000 miles on it. Ill check the fuse though.

checked the fuse and its fine.


Posted via FF Mobile Ahh thought this said 2009 focus.
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Old 03-14-2011, 06:42 PM   #7
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maybe a tps or a speed sensor? or faulty switch one the brake
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