There is a two wire connector on the end of the switch Can you tell me the best way to remove the switch without damaging the brake fluid reservoir or is the switch and reservoir all one piece and must be replaced as a single unit? Posted on Apr 05, 2010 yes near the brake pedal you will see a wire. You may want to pull your for error codes and check for anything pending. I guess I could get them but they were adamant that the problem is the Brake Fluid Level Sensing switch. I just went through this with my Windstar - stopped by my favorite Autozone and they did a pretty thorough electrical test, including the alternator and battery. One wire is green and the other black.
Principles Of Operation The speed control system is controlled by the speed control actuator. If it were just the cruise control I would go through the check list but every thing I've read says that the media buttons still work. Ford vehicles are very good for giving codes for anything. How is this switch removed and replaced. They been known to fail and do what your van cruise control is doing.
No information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional information questions. That wobble is possibly dangerous that's why I list it as 1!!! Most of the auto parts stores offer free testing. If it were just the cruise control I would go through the check list but every thing I've read says that the media buttons still work. If the respective switch is pressed and held, the vehicle speed continues to accelerate or decelerate until the switch is released.
The steering wheel-mounted switches are illuminated. Units are designed to handle rapid pressure pulsations, without component damage. Whenever the speed control system is engaged and active, a speed control indicator, located in the instrument cluster, is turned on. If this Diagram is not correct: check on the underside of your Hood for the correct Belt Diagram. This will usually be on top. I'm not 100% sure if the same pressure applies to all models but I believe it is 36 P.
Also verify that the fuse is supposed to be a 10 amp fuse. We only sell parts from trusted brands like so that you can find quality parts you can count on. See Diagram on Link 2. No the red light is not coming on. If you already have purchased the brake level sensor and it is a separate unit from the master cylinder reservoir, look at the sensor. Before you run out to replace the switch check the connections on the old one.
All do-it-yourself projects entail some risk. The switch screws into the front underside of the brake master cylinder. It is the sole responsibility of the viewer to assume this risk. Jun 29, 2012 its a bit hard to say but if you remove the plugs on the devices one by one you would find the culprit. I replaced the cruise control deactivation switch under the master cylinder, hoping the cruise would be fixed.
Being intermittent makes it difficult, that is why I would look at pending codes if you don't have a check engine light on. The cutout switch I am talking about is near the top of the reservoir. There is no Red Light appearing only the green light that indicates the cruise control is engaged. You should talk to the people that checked out your system and ask them about the brake switch for the cruise control. Hi I have the 2005 Ford freestar and am trying to figure out why none of the buttons cruise control nor media are working. Nothing is more important is the cruise control system. The vehicle maintains the desired speed.
If so there is a brake light switch located way up under the dash that hits on the arm for your brake pedal. Or you may just be struggling to keep it highway-approved. Standard Rules for Installing the Serpentine Belt with an Automatic Tensioner: a. Attachments Ford Freestar cruise control wiring diagram 1. Basically you will need a wiring schematic to check the wires at the switch and at each of the loads. Can anyone tell me the best way to remove and replace the switch and not damage the Brake Fluid reservoir? Hi I have the 2005 Ford freestar and am trying to figure out why none of the buttons cruise control nor media are working. It may be difficult to get the old sensor out.
The green light blinks when you try to engage the cruise control but will not stay on. It plugs in upside down which may accumulate water from puddles and things causing connection issues a known problem. There should be a sticker there giving you the recommended pressure along with certain other pieces of informati … on. This will immediately return the throttle to the idle position. I'm assuming that both sets of controls are on the steering wheel. This spring is pretty hard and with a new belt, it will be even harder to install. Looking from the front of the vehicle it is near the top left hand side of the brake fluid reservoir and faces forward.