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1989 f-250 inertia fuel shut-off switch switch location

89 f-250 fuel injected 460 engine replaced everything-injectors-relays- low pressure fuel pump-high pressurefuelpump fuel filter blew out fuel lines replaced fuel regulator theres no check engine lite on did I say fuel injectors replaced can you help me locate the inertia fuel shotoff switch? I got a lot of guesses and might-bes I would like to know its location for sure thank-you got-a-lot of money into this nite-mare cant stop now

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This should be in the owner's manual. I found the below on autozone.com, their repair help location:
An inertia switch is used as a safety device in the fuel system. The inertia switch is located in the cab, generally under the dashboard on the right side. It is designed to open the fuel pump power circuit in the event of a collision. The switch is reset by pushing each of 2 buttons on the switch simultaneously (some models use switches with only one reset button). The inertia switch should not be reset until the fuel system has been inspected for damage or leaks.
When the ignition switch is ON , it turns the EEC power relay ON . The EEC power relay provides power to the powertrain control module (PCM) and the control side of the fuel pump relay. Power for the fuel pump(s) is supplied through a fuse link or high current fuse attached to the starter solenoid (battery side). From the fuse link or high current fuse, current flows through the fuel pump relay and inertia switch to the fuel pump(s). The fuel pump relay is controlled by the PCM.
When the ignition switch is turned ON , the fuel pump(s) will operate. If the ignition switch is not turned to the START position the PCM will shut the fuel pump(s) OFF after 1 second. The PCM will operate the fuel pump(s) operate the fuel pump(s) when the ignition switch is turn to START position to provide fuel while cranking.
After the engine starts, the PCM will continue to operate the fuel pump(s) unless the engine stops, drops below 120 rpm or the inertia switch is tripped.

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SOURCE: 2004 ford E350 no power to fuel pump

put a test light on the ground wire to a 12v power source and see if the pump is grounded properly

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SOURCE: How to replace fuel filter on 2002 Windstar LX Model 3.8L Engine

you can release the pressure by a presure nozzle on the top of the motor, mine is on the passenger side of the motor has a black cap and looks like a valve stim for a tire kinda. any how take the cap off and you can use a tire pressure chuck to release the pressure

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SOURCE: e-150 fuel pump inertia switch location

on some fords it is on pass side kick panel you have to feel in a hole and you will feel a reset button,hope this helps

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FUEL DELIVERY & SYSTEM PRESSURES
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Connect Pressure Gauge (VW 1318) between line from fuel distributor to cold start valve and
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Test port is sealed by a threaded plug. Bridge fuel pump relay with Jumper Switch (US 4480/3).
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Disconnect wiring from Differential Pressure Regulator (DPR). Open valve on pressure gauge
(points at cold start valve line when open) and activate fuel pump. System pressure must be 75-
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Close open port to diaphragm pressure regulator. Activate fuel pump with jumper switch. Fuel
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2.
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wiring to coolant temperature sensor. Connect 15 k/ohm side of Test Resistor (VW 1490) to
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4.
If both pressure and current readings are incorrect, remove test harness from DPR. Ensure
resistance of DPR is 17.5-21.5 ohms. If reading is incorrect, replace DPR.
5.
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1.
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1.
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Fig. 11: Sensor Plate Adjustable Holder (VW 1348/1)
Courtesy of AUDI OF AMERICA, INC.
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6.
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7.
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8.
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9.
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10.
If fuel delivery quantity differs between high and low levels by more than 8.0 ml, interchange
injectors and repeat test. If difference of delivery quantity changes with injectors, replace
injectors. If difference of delivery quantity does not change with movement of injectors, either
fuel lines are pinched or fuel distributor is defective.
11.
Check fuel injectors for leakage immediately after delivery quantity test is complete. Set sensor
plate in rest position. Activate fuel pump with jumper switch for 2 minutes. Injectors should not
drip. Replace injectors that drip.
See image. Fuel filter is probably located on the frame between the engine and fuel tank.
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Also probably would be a good idea to replace you air filter.

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