First, check with the key on to see if you have power to the pump, if no power then we'll look elsewhere, Some solutions could be a faulty pump Or Inertia switch, but that does not match with having to tap the fuse box to start it, Also, remove the fuel pump relay and with the key on test for power to the relay, this can be done with a simple test light.
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Did you listen to see if the pump is actually pumping.You should here the pump on initial turn of the key.Have someone turn the key and listen for the pump to come on.If the fuse blew for the fuel pump its very possible that the pump is bad or a ground wire is loose.But it sounds like your pump is bad.
Any starter clicking noises? Try moving the shifter to "N" neutral and try starting the car.
IF that is not successful, find the starter relay in the under-hood fuse box, replace the relay with an identical relay from the under-hood fuse box and see if it will start. This will then eliminate the park/neutral start switch and the starter relay.
Let me know what you find.
The Saturn Fuel pump relay and fuse is located undar the panes on the passenger side of the center console near the passengers left foot there are two relays there that look identical one is fuel pump relay. Just switch them around they are bot the same and see if the fuel pump runs now also the fuel pump fuse is in there i can't send diaagrams on fixya because their program will not let them go through if you need one email me at email@example.com Please give me a fixya rating if this information is helpful to you
I'm not sure if there is one on your car .......but pulling the fuse and or relay for the fuel pump and then sticking it back in should have the same effect.......are you talking about an inertia switch?