Ford Escape: Fuel pump shut-off switch - Roadside Emergencies - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Fuel pump shut-off switch

This device stops the electric fuel pump from sending fuel to the engine when your vehicle has had a substantial jolt.

After an accident, if the engine cranks but does not start, this switch may have been activated.

This switch is located in the front passenger’s footwell, behind a flip-up cover, by the kick panel access cover.

To reset the switch:

1. Turn the ignition to the off position.
2. Check the fuel system for leaks.
3. If no leaks are apparent, reset the switch by pushing in on the reset button.
4. Turn the ignition to the on position.
5. Wait a few seconds and return the key to the off position.
6. Make another check for leaks.

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