1996 Ford Taurus cruise control

Tiny
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  • 1996 FORD TAURUS
Transmission problem
1996 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

when I use the cruise control the car shifts eraticly and seem to start off in 3rd gear when I dont have the cruise on the car drives fine What could this be? Also the car seems to not deaccelerate when you take your foot of the gas
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Friday, November 6th, 2009 AT 3:53 PM

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Tiny
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If no check engine light on I would check the IAC
if check engine light on check for codes
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Friday, November 6th, 2009 AT 6:09 PM
Tiny
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There is no check engine light, what is the iac? I as told it could b the crusie unit or the crusie not unlocking after turned on, What do you think?
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Friday, November 6th, 2009 AT 6:45 PM
Tiny
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IAC :Idle air control valve

the cruise should kick out the second you touch the brake paddle
if that isn't happening check brake switch and cruise control cut off switch
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Friday, November 6th, 2009 AT 6:49 PM

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