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Old 11-11-2011, 11:59 AM   #1
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Cruise Control Question

Is it advisable to use Cruise Control while towing? I'm talking about on the open road,no traffic and no other reasons you wouldn't use it in other situations.

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Old 11-11-2011, 12:03 PM   #2
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Do it all the time.
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Old 11-11-2011, 12:29 PM   #3
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Sure, why not?
Set it and forget it.
Stay in the seat.
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Old 11-11-2011, 12:45 PM   #4
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I do all the time as well .
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Old 11-11-2011, 12:46 PM   #5
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Old 11-11-2011, 06:59 PM   #6
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Yep, all the time. Can watch the traffic and not worry about my speed creeping up, plus with the new GM Diesels they have a grade braking feature. With the cruise set it will let the speed increase 2 to 3 MPH above the setting, then it will start down shifting to slow the rig. Love it
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Yep, do it also most of the time. Just turn it off if raining, in heavy traffic or uphill.

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Old 11-11-2011, 07:49 PM   #10
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The instruction manual says NO.. However I'm like the rest of the respondants,

Do it all the time (or did, currently I have nothing to tow) both in my trailer days and now that I'm in a class A.
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Old 11-11-2011, 10:41 PM   #11
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I use mine in conditions you describe.
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I found out on my F-350 diesel I got better mpg with it off. It seemed like every little grade it would downshift. I got 9 mpg. with it on and 11 mpg with it off. The truck will slow down 3 -5 mph on a small grade but I don't let it down shift. I really liked the cruse on my MoHo but the truck pulling the 5th doesn't cut it.
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Due to a old leg injury, I cannot operate any vehicle with a gas pedal for very long. Cruise is my friend!
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Thanks everyone! I'm new to pulling a trailer and just wanted to see what others do.
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