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I have a 2016 OB Ltd and suddenly while getting ready for a road trip, the yellow “EyeSight Off check manual” warning light came on. In reading the manual, I was under the impression that non-EyeSight assisted cruise could be activated if EyeSight is not operating. I have not been able to get this to engage and really need cruise control for this trip. Dealer says eyesight camera needs to be replaced which I have neither time nor money to take care of before leaving. Would appreciate any guidance anyone may have as to [1] whether regular cruise can be enabled if there is EyeSight issue and [2] how to do so. Tried turning on cruise control and pushing up/down distance button per manual ~ no success.
 

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I have a 2016 OB Ltd and suddenly while getting ready for a road trip, the yellow “EyeSight Off check manual” warning light came on. In reading the manual, I was under the impression that non-EyeSight assisted cruise could be activated if EyeSight is not operating. I have not been able to get this to engage and really need cruise control for this trip. Dealer says eyesight camera needs to be replaced which I have neither time nor money to take care of before leaving. Would appreciate any guidance anyone may have as to [1] whether regular cruise can be enabled if there is EyeSight issue and [2] how to do so. Tried turning on cruise control and pushing up/down distance button per manual ~ no success.
Press and hold the distance button. It’s 3-5 seconds before it switches.
 

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Press and hold the distance button. It’s 3-5 seconds before it switches.
Thank you for your quick reply. I’ve tried that with no luck. Is it possible that regular cruise control cant be operated if EyeSight is on the blink (pun intended ;-)
 

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From page 75 of the Eyesight manual:

• When the (CRUISE) switch is first turned on, the Adaptive Cruise
Control is set.
• To change the Cruise Control mode, press and hold the / (following
distance setting) switch for approximately 2 seconds or longer.
(This is effective only when the main Cruise Control is on and neither
Adaptive Cruise Control nor Conventional Cruise Control are set.)
• Conventional Cruise Control can be used even when EyeSight is temporarily
turned off.
If it's not working, try turning off cruise control completely then following the steps above.
 

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Thank you for your quick reply. I’ve tried that with no luck. Is it possible that regular cruise control cant be operated if EyeSight is on the blink (pun intended ;-)
Maybe. I’ve been able to cover one camera, get the eyesight not available warning... turn on the cruise control (it won’t set at this point), hold the distance toggle down for 5 seconds, the cruise icon will switch to a different icon. Then you can set the cruise.
 

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Maybe. I’ve been able to cover one camera, get the eyesight not available warning... turn on the cruise control (it won’t set at this point), hold the distance toggle down for 5 seconds, the cruise icon will switch to a different icon. Then you can set the cruise.
Thank you! I drove 25 miles to the original dealer I bought from. They’ve advised that EyeSight is off and therefore no cruise control of any kind can be activated. Don’t have the time for more diagnostics today, will have to drive different vehicle on my trip. I never realized that I would lose all cruise function if something went wrong with EyeSight. Will keep this in mind next time I buy a vehicle. Thanks again for your assistance!
 
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