Question about 1996 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

Ignition switch i started my 96 taurus gl one day and it would not shut off when i turned the key off. it feels free i had to pull the fuel pump fuse to shut it off ,then the battery went dead. suggestions please........

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 193 Answers

It is my guess you have a defective ignition switch.
Bill

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have 98 grand prix ignition is stuck in start had to pull fuel pump fuse but cant shut car off lights are still on


Suggest disconecting the battery. Then you can work on the problem. it is not clear if the issue is the key stuck in the start position in the iginition switch or if the starter motor is stuck (running) after the car starts. If it the starter motor is running... Time for a new starter. If it is the ignition switch, try
pushing the key in and turning back off. Still stuck? Try pulling pn the key and turning off. Either way, if it is the key, yime for a new ignition switch.

Jan 29, 2015 | 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L will not start. Cooling fan and fuel on constantly with key In "on" position. Has new relay control module. Check engine light does not come on when key is on.


I have always heard that a constantly running fuel pump and cooling fan is an indicator that your ecu is going bad, horrible words to hear i know but definitely do some research on this and if it is the problem luckily there are decent finds in scrap yards to be had for little money. hope this helps and sorry about the bad luck :(

Jan 29, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6. It tries to start, and I can hear the fuel pump working. When we turn the ignition the 20 amp fuse for the fuel pump blows. Someone suggested that it may be the...


normally, the fuel pump relay and fuses are in a box , that is located under the hood on the drivers side of your car, it has a plastic cover, and most of the covers have diagrams on the inside informing the person , just where the relay or fuse is located.

Apr 09, 2011 | 1997 Ford Taurus

2 Answers

I have a 99 ford expedition and my fuel pump stop pumping Trying to find the fuel pump fuse do not have owners manuel Where is the fuel pump fuse


Here is the manual
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH After a collision, if the engine cranks but does not start, the fuel pump shut-off switch may have been activated. The "Fuel Reset" indicator light will illuminate in the instrument cluster. The shut-off switch is a device intended to stop the electric fuel pump when your vehicle has been involved in a substantial jolt. 1. Turn the ignition to the OFF position. 2. Check the fuel system for leaks. 3. If no fuel leak is apparent, reset the fuel pump shut-off switch by pushing in the reset button. 4. Turn the ignition to the ON position. Pause for a few seconds and return the key to the OFF position. 5. Make a further check for leaks in the fuel system.
The fuel pump shut-off switch is located in the passenger's foot well, behind the kick panel.

Mar 08, 2011 | 1999 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

Where is the reset button for the emergency shut off valve for the gas line


RESETTING THE FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
After a collision, if the engine cranks but does not start, the fuel pump shut-off switch may have been activated. The shut-off switch is a device intended to stop the electric fuel pump when your vehicle has been involved in a substantial jolt.

If your vehicle is a sedan, the fuel pump shut-off switch is located on the right side of the trunk behind the trunk liner.

27dc2e0.jpg


If your vehicle is a wagon, the fuel pump shut-off switch is located behind the service panel on the right side of the cargo area.

Use the following procedure to reset the fuel pump shut-off switch.
1. Turn the ignition to the OFF position.
2. Check the fuel system for leaks.
3. If no fuel leak is apparent, reset the fuel pump shut-off switch by pushing in on the reset button.
4. Turn the ignition to the ON position. Pause for a few seconds and return the key to the OFF position.
5. Make a further check for leaks in the fuel system

1808715.jpg

Hope this helps (remember to rate and comment this).

Sep 27, 2010 | 1990 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

Ignition switch stuck in ''on'' position


Unplug the electrical connection on the ignition coil

May 30, 2010 | 1996 Mercury Sable

4 Answers

I have a 96 olds Achieva. The problem I am having is the car will start for a second and then shut off. A day or to goes by and it will start again run for a couple days and then does the same


i have a 96 and it starts and dies after a fue sec. when the ipc lights up it starts and runs fine its not the fuel pump or the passlock or the pcm i have found that the ips gets a short in the cercit bord where it plugs into the car as far as i know there is nothing you can do about it other the buy a new ipc it took hours an hours of truble shooting to find this but to save others time and money on parts that wont fix it i would start there

Sep 10, 2009 | 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva

2 Answers

My 94 Ford Taurus wont start! turns over but acts like it's getting any gas.have replaced the fuel pump and nothing. checked gas filter but can't find fuses.and can automatic gas shut off switch be the...


the automatic gas shut off switch is located in the trunk tucked up under the wheel well I think on the left side for that car. you need to feel around for it and press a button on it to reset it.

Aug 30, 2009 | 1994 Ford Taurus

3 Answers

2003 Ford Taurus rear ended and won't start


CLICK HERE for a PDF version of your owners manual.

p128 tells how to actuate the Fuel Emergency Switch...

FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH FUEL
RESET
The fuel pump shut-off switch is a device intended to stop the electric
fuel pump when your vehicle has been involved in a substantial jolt.
After a collision, if the engine cranks but does not start, the fuel pump
shut-off switch may have been activated.

If your vehicle is a sedan, the fuel
pump shut-off switch is located on
the right side of the trunk behind
the trunk liner.
If your vehicle is a wagon, the fuel
pump shut-off switch is located
behind the service panel on the
right side of the cargo area.
Use the following procedure to reset the fuel pump shut-off switch.
1. Turn the ignition to the OFF position.
2. Check the fuel system for leaks.
3. If no fuel leak is apparent, reset the fuel pump shut-off switch by
pushing in on the reset button.
4. Turn the ignition to the ON position. Pause for a few seconds and
return the key to the OFF position.
5. Make a further check for leaks in the fuel system.



Thanks for using FixYa - a FixYa rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

May 02, 2009 | 2003 Ford Taurus

2 Answers

Drove car home shut off now no start-changed fuel filter seems to have spark


check battery voltage.

check crank sensor

turn ign switch on pinch intake fuel line feel for pulse if none check fuel pump relay and pump.

Apr 26, 2009 | 2000 Hyundai Elantra

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Ford Taurus Logo

Related Topics:

218 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60769 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5331 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...