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Having problems getting the engine to start when we try to turn over the key!

Tried to use the "Fuel Reset" button, didn't work, what would you suggest we try next?

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If you pushed the fuel reset button when you didn't need to, it may now be in the off position. Sometimes they don.t pop back out. First I would turn the key on to accessories off and on for three second intervals. and listen for the fuel pump to hum. You may have to get someone to listen near the tank.Turn key on than off. If you do not hear the hum, check the fuse for the fuel system. It may say fuel pump on the back of the cover. Check and replace if needed. If it's ok,or you do replace it, and still no humming in the fuel pump, chances are that the pump is infact bad. Be sure your fuel reset is back in the reset position, they can be a headache at times. If this doesn't seem to work, I would next say a plugged filter, [ only if pump is humming ] Fords can be funny like that. You could also bring car into a shop and have a fuel pressure test, but if you're like me, you like to save $$$. Good luck, let me know how you make out. Please rate my solution.

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