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is possible to install an aftermarket cruise control on a Rio Cinco buyed this year?

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:liebe011: unnamed beotch where did they run the vacuum line from and is it attached to a big canister looking thing if you could take pictures it would really help a lot
 

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could you also include pictures of the wires and the switch settings under the cover of the servo assembly where all the wires go in
 

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The servo box won't come apart at least not without me breaking it. The box is attached to the canister thing, but if you're talking about the brake reservoir it's not attached to that. The pictures I Was able to get suck but I'll post'em ASAP. It's cold outside and I Wasn't able to spool up enough energy to actually take the facia off the motor to show you the whole thing... plus my sockets seem colder than the snow...

Anyhow, look for them tonight.
 

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The pictures suck... BAD. I can't see anything relative to how this was installed. If a warm day comes along I'll take the covers off and take good pics. Sorry bud!
 

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I installed it on my 2009 Rio base. The wiring is per the instructions with a twist. The blue wire IS installed on the negative side of the coil. The big difference was the dip switches. This is for the manual shift transmission. SW1-on, SW2-off, SW3-ON<<<<< that was different,SW4,SW5,SW6 all off, SW7-on. I have pictures but its just the basic stuff, although I used the long bead grip on the throttle cable and crimped it on then used one of the small shoulder bolts to attach it to the cable and chain. I'll try to post them.
 

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I installed the Rostra electrical actuator (no need to mess with vacuum) and the wireless steering wheel mount switch.

Try a search and you find a good few posts about this on other models, which would still help here.
 

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I installed the Rostra electrical actuator (no need to mess with vacuum) and the wireless steering wheel mount switch.

Try a search and you find a good few posts about this on other models, which would still help here.
I found that one too. It was simple matter of money. Two hundred seventy eight bucks vs eighty five bucks. The vacumn was a non issue. A connector on the back of the head right at top.
 

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I found that one too. It was simple matter of money. Two hundred seventy eight bucks vs eighty five bucks. The vacumn was a non issue. A connector on the back of the head right at top.
I don't recall the price difference being that large when I bought, but that would sure influence my decision if buying again.

I would however still stick with the Rostra product.
 

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I put a Rostra Electronic cruise control unit on my Kia Rio about 2 years, cost was $350 installed, works excellent.
Put a Audiovox vacuum cruise control unit on my Ford Escort about 2 months ago, cost was $210 installed, works excellent.

Take your pick but act fast as I believe both are now discontinued.
 

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I put a Rostra Electronic cruise control unit on my Kia Rio about 2 years, cost was $350 installed, works excellent.
Put a Audiovox vacuum cruise control unit on my Ford Escort about 2 months ago, cost was $210 installed, works excellent.

Take your pick but act fast as I believe both are now discontinued.
I think the Audiovox is actually made by Rostra.

The vacuum units just add a little more complexity during installation, but they are known to be just as reliable, so well worth considering , but if installing on a diesel I'd only use the electric actuator.
 

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Actually I thought the Audiovox was easier as I did everything other than the wiring. For some reason electronics escape me, can so plumbing and mechanics but electricity is a no -no.
 

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Actually I thought the Audiovox was easier as I did everything other than the wiring. For some reason electronics escape me, can so plumbing and mechanics but electricity is a no -no.
Same here, thats why I let my son do the electronics. Hes a wizz at it!!!!
 

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I have found one big difference in the wiring. I had both of the gray wires (one from the interior switch and the gray/black wire from under the hood) attached to the vss wire under the dash. My speedo quit working so I dicsonnected the one from the interior switch and it started working again. :cool:
 
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