1 Jun Check for linkage (rubber sleeved cable) between throttle plate actuator cam and cruise control actuator. It runs from throttle plate cam behind the throttle body air box to the actuator on the firewall in front of pax seat. Cruise control actuator uses vacuum to pull on the throttle through the cable link. check engine light with flashing cruise control light - Checked codes at Auto Zone : catalyst efficiency low-bank 1 probably cause: CC failure possibly due cause: CC failure possibly due to: (1) engine misfire or running condition (2) large vacuum leak (3) engine oil leakage into exhaust-valve guide, seals, piston rings. 9 Dec So recently the great northwest has entered a cold snap (sub 0 weather at times), and as soon as the cold weather hit, my cruise control stopped. get a kit to run some colored gas through the vacuum hose system to check for leaks, since the cruise control system seems to be run by vacuum hose systems.
The Cruise Control on my Forester S stopped working recently. For some time I had problems engaging the CC altogether, requiring multiple clicks on the activation push-button. Then it stopped working completely. On a retrospect, I may have confused a possibly-bad CC (on-wheel) lever with the. 29 Aug 99 Forrester cruise control problem - posted in to Present Legacy, Impreza, Outback, Forester, Baja, WRX&WrxSTI, SVX: Okay guys, I need to help. If you were under the hood at all before the trip, like changing the air filter, you could have bumped the Vacuum hose off the actuator on the firewall. 17 Oct Forester S 5 Speed Cruise Control Issues - posted in to Present Legacy, Impreza, Outback, Forester, Baja, WRX&WrxSTI, SVX: Hey guys! but when I went to use the CRUISE CONTROL, the light comes on as usual, but when I SET a speed, nothing happens now the actuator's vacuum line.
13 Sep Forester Cruise Control not Engaging. Light in Dash Switch is on. Pedal Switch looks ok. Vacuum line to actuator - Answered by a verified Subaru Mechanic. I changed out my air filter today in my 04 Forester XT and forgot to plug in the MAF sensor. Cruise light flashing with the check engine light on. Had computer reset at Autozone .no problems since. I bought my Subaru Forester with 27K miles on it YESTERDAY and my car is having the same problem.