FUEL PUMP RESET

1987 Ford Mustang

Tiny

cartman2470

November, 25, 2009 AT 1:49 PM

Engine Mechanical problem
1987 Ford Mustang Manual

does this model have a reset button for the fuel pump that needs resetting after running out of gas

1 Answer

Tiny

bluelightnin6

November, 25, 2009 AT 2:01 PM

Your vehicle has an inertia switch (fuel shutoff switch) located in the floor of the trunk. This only activates in accident to shut off power to the fuel pump though. If you have trouble starting back up after running tank dry then try this.

Cycle your key in igntion from the off to the on WITHOUT CRANKING. You should hear the fuel pump buzz on for a couple of seconds. When you hear it stop, turn key to off then repeat. Do this several times. This builds up fuel pressure back into the lines. After several cycles of this, try to start vehicle.

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