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    Question cruise control doesn't work :( !!!

    Ok I need some help here, I have a 2002 wrx sedan and my cruise control doesn't work. The orange light in the switch lights up when I press it but when I pull the arm on the steering wheel to engage the cruise control, nothing happens. Are there common problems with the cruise control on wrx ???

    thank you very much

    -Phil

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    Is your CEL on? If so the cruise control may not be activatable.
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    or does the cruise control light blink?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    Is your CEL on? If so the cruise control may not be activatable.
    Yes the check engine light is on ( I posted a thread about it ) but I didn't try the cruise control when the check engine light was not on. I bought the car recently so I did not have the opportunity to try the cruise control on the freeway.

    I will erase the CEL and try it tomorrow

    thanks a lot

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinister View Post
    or does the cruise control light blink?
    If you are talking about the orange light in the cruise control switch, it doesn't blink.

    thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lanthierwrx View Post
    If you are talking about the orange light in the cruise control switch, it doesn't blink.

    thank you

    -Phil
    I didn't know if you had 02-04 or 05+
    05+ the cruise control light also blinks on the dash.


    The CEL is definitely your problem. Subaru doesn't want you driving the vehicle for extended amounts of time with a CEL, so they don't allow Cruise. Makes sense...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinister View Post
    The CEL is definitely your problem. Subaru doesn't want you driving the vehicle for extended amounts of time with a CEL, so they don't allow Cruise. Makes sense...
    Ok I'm going to erase the cel and see if the cruise control works.

    Thank you for you help

    -Phil

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