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I was in a accident,hit rear driver side ,changed hub,&starter now car wont start

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    Jeffrey Turcotte Sep 03, 2010

    can you hear the fuel pump when you turn ignition on? There may be an emergency fuel pump cutoff that trips when in an accident. Check owners manual for where this may be.

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Check you Inertia Fuel Shut Off Switch. It is an magnet and steel ball that voltage to your fuel pump passes through, in an accident the ball falls off the magnet and kills the voltage to the pump. On a sedan: Position back the RH trunk liner. On a Station wagon: Remove the rear quarter trim panel. You will see a 2 wire connector going into the switch. the switch has a red button on top of it. depress this button to reset the ball onto the magnets and restore power the pump. try starting it for a few minutes as it will take time for fuel pressure to build again (dont be alarmed if it does not start right away).

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