Asked by Sep 04, 2016 at 01:35 AM about the 2005 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

While driving and in cruise control, my truck will
shack and when I take it off it stops but it is now
starting to do it w/o it in cruise control

3 Answers


Its not the cruse control. Check rotors (if warped), brake parts sticking, worn, Calipers with plastic and rubber parts and bolts bad. Tires/wheels need Balanced or bad tire or lug nuts loose, worn suspension/steering parts like ball joints, bushings, sway bar link pins/rods, tie rods, loose nuts and bolts ect. Your cruse control runs to the throttle body/intake and keeps the truck at a certain speed by use of the computer. I'd check tires first, or rotors/disc if you start to feel it when braking lightly. then if balance correctly and so on to the rest.

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As enginecreator suggested, check brakes and front suspension first. Is the shaking speed sensitive?


Alignment issue or worped rotors, depending on severiness, it will be speed sensitive and that's why u notice when in cruise control mode

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