Where is the cruise control controller on my '87 El Camino with 5L engine?

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Asked by Jan 07, 2013 at 08:43 AM about the 1987 Chevrolet El Camino

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I bought a replacement for my cruise control controller and cannot find where it goes.  Please help me.

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It's been awhile, but I think it's under the dash near the steering column. Look for a 4 wired flat plug coming out of the column.

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I followed the brown wire from the brake pedal to the module as suggested. Perfect. I installed the replacement easily. The cruise control engages but still surges. I have checked all the vacuum lines I can find. I replaced one that was suspect before I bought the replacement controller and that didn't help either. I haven't checked the mechanical linkage. What would I be looking for there?

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Try adjusting the linkage one loop at a time.

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