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How to test fuel inertia cutoff switch....

I just checked voltage going to switch with switch pulled off the wires say14-15 volts...whoever when the switch is hooked up it makes a weird sound when i shake it....is it supposed to do that? my car wont start i dont hear the fuel pump

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Do you power coming out of the switch when connected? If you do maybe you fuel pump is bad.

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SOURCE: 1997 mustang cobra fuel pump wont run

The relay could be bad, or a problem with the PATS.

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SOURCE: rear, fuel pump failed, so i switched to the front

sounds like a bad ground or short to the signal wire what you can do is trace the wires from the tank to the bulk head connector to check for brakes in the wire but first do a ohm test on the three wires with the key off there is resistance between the wire you have a short if not check for brake or corroded connections

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SOURCE: dodge ram fuel pump

no you most likely have one of the famous wiring problems for a dodge to have possible pcm problem check all pin conections to pcm on passenger side of fire wall under hood will be a start.

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SOURCE: need to find fuel cutoff inertia switch in a 1996

it is locate under dash board. a little to the right of center it is about 3/4 inch by 1inch is proably red or orange with a push button on one side. push the button

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Yes it should be 12 volts at the pump. i have had this problem at the shop a couple of times and i replaced the inertia switch and it fixed it. Also check the connector at the inertia switch, there is high resistance in the circuit which is causing the voltage to be low.

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