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Where is the reset button for the emergency shut off valve for the gas line

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After a collision, if the engine cranks but does not start, the fuel pump shut-off switch may have been activated. The shut-off switch is a device intended to stop the electric fuel pump when your vehicle has been involved in a substantial jolt.

If your vehicle is a sedan, the fuel pump shut-off switch is located on the right side of the trunk behind the trunk liner.

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If your vehicle is a wagon, the fuel pump shut-off switch is located behind the service panel on the right side of the cargo area.

Use the following procedure to reset the fuel pump shut-off switch.
1. Turn the ignition to the OFF position.
2. Check the fuel system for leaks.
3. If no fuel leak is apparent, reset the fuel pump shut-off switch by pushing in on the reset button.
4. Turn the ignition to the ON position. Pause for a few seconds and return the key to the OFF position.
5. Make a further check for leaks in the fuel system


Hope this helps (remember to rate and comment this).

Posted on Sep 27, 2010

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  • michael chatterton Sep 23, 2013

    needs more detail drawing or text on how to find it

  • ZJ Limited
    ZJ Limited Sep 24, 2013

    Are you read previous text and images ???

  • Scott McReynolds
    Scott McReynolds Sep 09, 2014

    very helpful, thank you



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