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Cruise control

I don't have it. I would like to install it with factory controls, But I need some guidance. Can I just get the buttons and install them (as in the CC module is already in my truck? Or am I looking into a lot more work and parts?

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There is a how to on this, you need to check if your truck has the plug on the pass fender. if does not have it you will have alot more work to do.
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There is a writeup, but there is also a easier way to do this, I have! Here is what you need, go to the JY or Recycle yard and grab you a

1- servo unit
2- steering column with buttons

That's it, and i have cruise, be sure though that you are hardwired for it under the hood in your main fuse box, if not you will have to add a few relays, I personally just snagged a engine harness with the same year as mine and swapped engine harness from a donor ranger with cruise, To me that's oem and a direct swap, very inexpensive.
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So i cant just install the buttons onto my current steering column? where is this write up at?
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Awesome. guess i know what my next sat project is looking like
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You don't have to replace the steering column but you will need to replace the clockspring and you can add the buttons to your steering wheel. Personally I replaced my steering wheel with a leather one out of an explorer that already had the cruise control buttons installed.
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I'm in the process of doing this...if you have the thing on the pass fender to plug into forthe throttle cable just grab it and the whole column....my question is does anyone know how to reset the clock spring??? I can get to it I just don know how to "reset" it??
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there is a reset thing somewhere on the clockspring and u push it and it automatically goes to the steering wheel straight if i remember correctly.
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Coolio!
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what does this plug on the passenger fender look like? any pics?
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