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Fault Code 34 - Speed control circuit problem
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Code 34 is set when the computer does not detect a voltage to and through the speed control servo. The cruise control computer is built into the PCM, which grounds two windings in the servo mechanism to regulate the vacuum applied to the servo diaphragm.
Note: All Chrysler fuel-injected engine have the computer circuitry and software for the cruise control system installed, even if there is no cruise control installed on the vehicle. If there is no cruise control installed on the truck, the computer will interpret this as an open winding and set code 34.
First: turn the key ON, turn the cruise switch ON, and look for +12 Volts on the dark blue/red wire that connects to the servo mechanism. This circuit is fed:
A break anywhere in this path (broken wire, bad brake switch, loose connector, etc.) will interrupt the 12 volt supply to the servo and set a fault code. Work backwards until you locate the break.
Turn the key OFF. Unplug the the connector from the servo and measure the servo coil resistances.
The resistance in both cases should be above 0 ohms and less than infinity.
Disconnect the battery(s). Unplug the 60 pin connector from the PCM and check for continuity between the pcm conector and the servo connector for the tan/red wire (cavity 33) and the light green/red wire (cavity 53).
If no wiring problems are found, check the PCM connectors for corrosion, and reconnect. Reconnect the battery and test the circuit again. If the problem still exists, the PCM is probably bad. NOTE: Personally, if the truck was out of warranty I would try to find for a used servo before buying a new PCM.
Last Update: August 8, 2001