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2004 ford ranger edge 3.0LV6. Truck died as I was driving, but it had gas and everything was fine,. someone told me it was my fuel pump, so I had my fuel pump/lines/filter replaced. When I got it back it started up but shut off quickly,. THe man who fixed it told me to find the fuel pump shut off/reset switch (located behind my glove box). If I held that button down while starting it would start and run for 3 hours to 1 day befor dying again. I dident this for a few weeks befor one day it died and now wont start at all. Please help me so I dont have to pay another grand to fix somthing thats not broke.

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You can try and check the 30,40,50,60 amp fuses,and all other fuses, should be under the hood.

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I would replace the fuel shutoff switch with a used on from any junk or salvage yard close to you...
They unplug easily...

I have never herd of one going bad...
all it is is a metalic ball that sits ontop of a magnetic prong conducting the power to the fuel pump for as long as the ball stays on top of the prongs... when you flip the truck ... it is designed to disconnect the power to the pump... by jarring the ball from its perch....

but thats what I would try.

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