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Cruise Control

Erasing Speed Memory      The cruise control set speed is erased from memory by pressing or if the ignition is turned off.
Ending Cruise Control      There are three ways to end cruise control: • To disengage cruise control; step lightly on the brake pedal. • Press on the steering wheel. • To turn off the cruise control, press on the steering wheel.
Setting Cruise Control      If the cruise button is on when not in use, it could get bumped and go into cruise when not desired. Keep the cruise control switch off when cruise is not being used. The cruise control light on the instrument panel cluster...
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control      If the cruise control system is already activated, . Press and hold the SET– button on the steering wheel until the desired lower speed is reached, then release it. • To slow down in small amounts, press the SET– button on...
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control      If the cruise control system is already activated, . Press and hold the +RES button on the steering wheel until the desired speed is reached, then release it. • To increase vehicle speed in small amounts, press the +RES...
Resuming a Set Speed      If the cruise control is set at a desired speed and then the brakes are applied, the cruise control is disengaged without erasing the set speed from memory. Once the vehicle speed reaches about 40 km/h (25 mph) or more,...
Using Cruise Control on Hills      How well the cruise control works on hills depends on the vehicle speed, the load, and the steepness of the hills. When going up steep hills, pressing the accelerator pedal may be necessary to maintain vehicle speed. While...
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control      Use the accelerator pedal to increase the vehicle speed. When you take your foot off the pedal, the vehicle will slow down to the previous set cruise speed.