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Old 07-23-2008, 03:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Cruise Control Stalk compatability

I have to replace my cruise control stalk/switch, so I ordered the part from a breakers yard.
When it arrived I noticed it differs from my current stalk as it has the Limit/Cruise "Speedtronic" push in function.
Will this part work firstly and if so, a) as a normal cruise control i.e 4 direction stalk or b)with the added Limit function.
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Old 07-24-2008, 02:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Don't know if it will work or not but it is probably from a later car (post face lift??) as I thought all UK cars had the speed limiter (yellow light appears on stalk when active) as standard. The cruise function works in the normal 4 way mode on the later stalks - suspect the push on the end just activates an additional; circuit - which may or may not be hidden in the electronics already.
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Don't suppose anyone ever answered this elsewhere, did they? Mine lacks the Speedtronic lever, I'd like to fit it if I can.
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The stalk from the later model worked fine but only gave me the original functionality. No speedtronic or speed limiter.
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Great - thanks! I wasn't expecting a reply from such an old thread. So it'll fit, but there is more needed - and you've got a '98 UK-spec SLK too, so it's probably correct that my car lacks Speedtronic.
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