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    question about cruising

    Today I was driving on a local rd doing about 40mph and I noticed when I took my foot off the gas the speed stayed the same or sometimes went slightly higher by a few mph. When I stop it idles at the same rpm so that's normal. Of course this could all be in my head.

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    On level ground, foot off of the accelerator, the car should decelerate. Do you have any codes? TB dirty/sticking?

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    Re: question about cruising

    Yeah, when was the TB last cleaned?

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    Yea T.B. like they said and make sure cruise control is off or not binding.

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    Re: question about cruising

    I assume TB=throttle body? No codes 'cept the usual OLD ones
    ABS 1287....occasionally get the service stability system message. Was told its related to the steering wheel.
    U1713
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    BO429 which is the rear a/c which works fine

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    Re: question about cruising

    Yes, TB = throttle body.

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