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Old 02-04-2003, 05:32 PM
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Lyme, CT
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123 cruise control gamble

I bought my 1980 300td about two years ago. odometer had been broken for 6 years and it read 174,000 miles. Anyway, have been bringing her back, and (after fixing odometer) now have over 200K miles.
Cruise control is next target. It accelerates when I actuate the stem, but will sustain only intermittently. Have changed out tail/brake light bulbs etc. Am thinking about taking a gamble and sending the amp to be rebuilt.
Is this a stupid guess? A crazy gamble?
Could it really be the actuator or something else?
Is there a straightforward way to narrow this down?
thanks for any help.
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Old 02-04-2003, 05:34 PM
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Location: Soperton, Ga. USA
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Box them up and send them to one of the places listed around here. It is worth the cost.
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Old 02-04-2003, 06:46 PM
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Take a look at this thread.

Cruise control parts back from GDL...
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