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Ford has that option only.. Turn the ignition key to the ON position without starting the engine. You should hear the fuel pump operating. If not replace the engines oil pressure switch which runs the fuel pump upon turning the key to the on position. After the engines oil pressure is at operating normal oil pressure the computer shuts the circuit off the third wire from the oil pressure switch to off and
turns on the fuel pumps rehay to operate the pump.
I would replace both parts since the cost is inexpensive to purchase

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