[quote=petrified.rabbit]Originally Posted by AveoRob
why? a 1.5 volt battery wont fry anything and will show continuity? a test light in the circuit will still come on and off.[/quote:gku5uyq6]
Because it is not just an on/off switch. There is a logic board in there that controls the signal to the cruise control program in the ECM. Applying milivolts in the wrong polarity could easily make a chip toast.