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My 99 sierra quit while driving, i turned the key on and off, i could not here the fuel pump engaging, so i put a new fuel pump, still the pump does not run.fuses are good.do you have any solutions?

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  • daprice_23 Jun 04, 2009

    where do you find the fuel cutoff switch

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Might check the fuel pump relay or the ignition relay.

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Fuel cuttoff switch? Look in your manual for location... Maybe down by the passenger's feet.

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Hello, it is common for the ground to the fuel pump to fail on that model! the fuel pump ground is attatched to the frame near the fuel tank, remove the 10mm screw from the frame, clean frame and connector thouroughly and reinstall, good luck 2 you! marty

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    MARTY Jun 04, 2009

    the fuel switch (intertia switch) is on Fords not Chevys! TRY THE GROUND, its not my first rodeo! good luck~

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