Is there a reset button for the fuel pump?
Locate the reset button to the fuel pump shut off switch. Press and hold the reset button for about 20 seconds. Note: The fuel pump shut off switch reset button is usually located either under the dash in the driver compartment or under the driver or passenger seat.
Where is the fuel reset switch?
Look for the fuel pump switch or inertia switch. This is a small box with a plastic button on top and an electrical connector at the bottom. On some vehicle models, this will be located in the luggage compartment.
How do I reset my fuel inertia switch?
Press down the rubber reset button on the top of the inertia switch. 3. Turn the ignition switch to position ‘II’, pause for a few seconds, then return the key to position ‘0’.
How do I reset the fuel pump shut off switch?
Push the button on the inertial switch; it should be clearly marked as the fuel pump reset, and may be in a contrasting color to the case. You may need to turn the ignition key to the on or accessory position to energize the module and reset the switch. Proceed to the next step if your inertia switch doesn’t use an external button.
What causes a Ford fuel pump to shut off?
If your Ford ever fails to start or stalls on you suddenly, the first thing to check is the inertia fuel shut-off switch. The switch is designed to trip and cut power to the fuel pump in the event of a collision, but you can also trigger it by hitting a large bump or pothole as well.
How can I reset the fuel cut off?
This is similar to an electrical circuit breaker in your home which can be easily reset by pushing the button or pulling the leverage down. All modern fuel injection cars are equipped with an inertial fuel cut off switch that shuts off the power supply for the fuel pump if the vehicle is in a collision.
What to do if your fuel pump breaker switch is blown?
Push the button or flip the breaker switch back to its original position. If your inertia switch uses an internal fuse, pull the blown fuse out and replace it with another fuse of the same rating.