2003 Ford Ranger Fuel

Tiny
CAMPER CHUCK
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  • 2003 FORD RANGER
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 165,000 MILES
Driving down the road my truck shuts off! (Acts like lost of fuel). Tow to ford dealer $165.00 later no part install, $80.00 tow bill and told a reset set button was done! This has happen twice now Ford man states that only "Ford" can reset the button! So is the Fuel pump going bad or a reset button! I'm not going back to the Ford man. He got me twice! No more!
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Saturday, July 31st, 2010 AT 10:26 AM

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Tiny
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Ok Camper Chuck,sorry for all your troubles-to prevent you from getting a third strike locate the Inertia Fuel Shutoff Switch-see diagram below:

Inertia Fuel Shutoff Switch
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Saturday, July 31st, 2010 AT 10:46 AM
Tiny
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So replace it or keep pushing the button! I did find it thank you! Can I still donate $$$$!
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Saturday, July 31st, 2010 AT 4:44 PM
Tiny
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Yes, you may do so if you wish
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Saturday, July 31st, 2010 AT 4:51 PM
Tiny
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So replace the fuel shut off switch!
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Saturday, July 31st, 2010 AT 5:14 PM
Tiny
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What is the switch doing -is it continously tripping or what?
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Saturday, July 31st, 2010 AT 5:40 PM
Tiny
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No after about 20/30 min. My engine shuts off. If I have a passenger with me they can push the button while i'm coasting and the truck will start up and run. I also noticed that the area is very warm to the touch! Thanks
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Sunday, August 1st, 2010 AT 8:55 AM
Tiny
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There's a short within the fuel pump circuit-try swapping the fuel pump relay with a like one and see what happens.
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Sunday, August 1st, 2010 AT 3:53 PM

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