Is cruise control dependent on wheel speed sensors to work?

I have a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport 2D 2WD withe a check engine code indicating the wheel speed sensor error. The cruise control does not engage though the on-dash indicator goes and off properly. If the cruise control dependent on the wheel speed sensors?

Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload

Motorsforum.com is a website by car enthusiasts for car enthusiasts. It is not affiliated with any of the car or spare part manufacturers or car dealers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.