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Old 08-25-2021, 11:08 AM   #1
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Im still trying to figure out why my cruise will not work. Is there any relays for the cruise control? If so if anyone knows where they are located your input would be mostly appreciated
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Im still trying to figure out why my cruise will not work. Is there any relays for the cruise control? If so if anyone knows where they are located your input would be mostly appreciated
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I guess we can start by asking if the cruise control light comes on, but the system does not activate.
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Nothing comes on at all
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Nothing comes on at all
That helps, IMO, but I have no experience with the cruise control system. I do know that it is wired through the Smart Wheel, and that may be the first place to trouble shoot. You probably have a Smart Wheel connection and/or "black box" close to where your front Vansco is located, at least it's there in my 2004. From there, I can't offer any advice.


Keep us updated and hopefully someone can offer some direct help.
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Could be the pad switches in the SmartWheel; they sell service parts. You may be able to open them, turn key ON and short the pad contacts to see if that works, never done that but its what I'd try. If the switches are working then the SmartWheel motherboard is next suspect, then the input on the Actia (12 or 16 pin) connector on back of Speedo.
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Nothing comes on at all
The control box has a fuse on the circuit board if nothing works.
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Cruse control

Is everything out on the smart wheel and nothing works?
There is a switch in the wheel they call it a clock switch itís in the steering wheel you may want to try a replacement switch.
If that not it the control box under the dash needs replacement.
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My cruise control went on the blink. I could set it, but the brake pedal would not release it. I had to use the button on the steering wheel to release it. I fixed it by disconnecting the Vansco panels. I donít mean shutting off the disconnects. I actually removed the harnesses to both units, waited about 30 minutes, and reconnected. That fixed it.

If you look at the back of the access panel to the Vansco panel, youíll see the chart that shows what operates what, including the cruise control. Good luck.
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Cruise Control

I had my cruise pop off...once every 3 months or 15 times in a day. I pulled the smart wheel apart and checked the wiring for a short, checked the wiring where the steering column tilts, checked connections at the Smart Wheel box mounted to the front firewall. Nothing. It ended up being a bad connection into the Vansco VMM...the pin wasn't making a good connection. I bent the connectors slightly and the problem hasn't reoccured.
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Where are the Vansco panels and/or what do they look like? My cruise control just stopped disconnecting with brake application today. Works fine otherwise.
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In a 2003 you should not have a Vansco module, those did not go into production until 2004 accept for a select few 2003. To verify you can look in your battery bay and if the coach is so equipped there will be one there and one next to the entry door mounted against the firewall behind a panel. Are your brake lights working?
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Brake lights are working. Not much in the battery compartment but batteries. I donít know what a Vansco unit looks like.
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Here is the Vansco PDM (Power Distribution Module) on top and the VMM on bottom behind panel on front firewall.
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