What is the fuel shut off switch?

What is the fuel shut off switch?

The fuel pump shut off switch is designed to disengage the power to the fuel pump when a vehicle comes to an instant stop. Most vehicles today have an inertia switch near the main air bag module with a reset button.

Does a Dodge Neon have a fuel filter?

I had a second generation 2003 Dodge Neon that had very long start times. It would crank for 5-10 seconds before it started. After reading through the forums I found that Neon’s have a Pressure Regulator which is also a fuel filter that keeps the gas pressure in lines when the car is turned off.

Where is the emergency fuel shut off switch?

Emergency Fuel Shut Off Switch Location on Other Cars On Ford, Peugeot, VW, Citroen, Vauxhall, Subaru, Renault, Toyota and Mazda, inertia switch location is usually on one of the following two hidden places: Behind or below glove compartment, sometimes hidden under the carpet; Under side-panel located next to the drivers’ door;

Where is the reset button on a fuel pump?

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.

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.

Why does my car have a fuel pump shut off switch?

Many vehicles come with a fuel pump shut off switches. The inertia switch is a security measure implemented by car manufacturers in order to shut off the fuel supply in case of a car crash or some accident where a vehicle comes to a sudden stop instantly.