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Car does not start and flashes fuel switch

Car does not start and flashes on dash fuel switch I do not know where fuel switch is?

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If you are looking for your reset switch for your fuel it should be located at the kick panel on the passenger side of your truck. Passenger seat right side where your foot would kick the side panel. Should be an access hole for your to reset fuel

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1998 chevy cavalier turn on key,dash lights flash and something under dash clicks and wont start


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Help me with my 1993 chevy cavalier 2.2L engine. My car won't turn on when ignition switch is in the on position. When I turn it to the on position, my radio cuts on, and my air conditioner turns on,...


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Where is the switch to reset? I just replaced the pump and the gas filter.


there is no reset switch ford uses a inertia switch on there fuel pump but not gm when you try to start is the security light on the dash flashing if so your security system has shut down fuel pump and there was probably nothing wrong with old one

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They can get very hot and melt the wires into the back of the switch. Check the switch first.

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