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Cruise control speed fine adjustment
Here's a tip that Steve discovered "accidentally" (and a test post for Peter).

While the cruise control buttons don't actually have an "accelerate" and "decelerate" silkscreened onto them, when in cruise if you press the (I think it's) "resume"...

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Re: Cruise control speed fine adjustment
Reply #1
Here goes Test!  And by the way, my 97 U270 cam with the G-1 smart wheel
which does not illuminate when the driving lights are turned on :-(  But the
Set & Resume buttons work the same way.

Peter

Re: Cruise control speed fine adjustment
Reply #2
Actually, on my 03 one click on the resume or set buttons increases or decreases the speed, respectively, by one mph. So that cruising at 58 mph on cruise control, two clicks on the resume button results in 60 mph. The same is true on my CR-V!

Re: Cruise control speed fine adjustment
Reply #3
Yep, works the same way on the "Smartwheel" on my '99 U320. Can also use "set" and "resume" buttons to increase the idle speed when airing up.

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Reply #4
BUT.... you have to be careful about the lifetime cycles of the switches if you "drive" using only the cruise control switches.  I found that out with my car in the '70s.  I drove using the resume & coast buttons to set my speeds almost...

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Re: Cruise control speed fine adjustment
Reply #5
Unless I am mistaken the STALK on which the cruise controls are mounted is a standard GM Stalk that should be readily available.