The relay is located in the engine compartment in a black box in front of the power brake booster. Sometimes people kick this area and set off this safety switch. The fuel pump relay is in the power distribution box in the engine compartment under the hood. Is there even a fuse for the fuel pump? Connect the negative clip of the battery charger to chassis ground. It is located behind the carpet at the left foot side of the passenger seat. Any info that would allow me to start tracking it down would be appreciated.
Did check the reset switch in the kick panel, and it's okay. Go to next numbered step 4. Neither of the 2 rear windows roll down and the back hatch lift replace on recall is broken yet again. For safer or pleasant drive, regular automobile check-up is recommended. I had the vehicle towed to the dealership where they told me that the problem might be the fuel pump, but they didn't seem too sure about it, which worried me to the point that I have decided not to have it repaired at this time. Move the lever down to release the child lock assuming that there isn't a problem with the levers… Well on mine a 95 limited open the hood look above the headlight and there is a cover that can be lifted.
It has 56k miles on it and I am about to replace the transmission. Fuel pump went out while driveing it home, door adjar light never went out, check engin light came on should have taken it right back to my brother. Starts fine 95% of the time. Dealer looked under the hood, and said that the fuel pump caused the fire. I noticed when I turn the key to the on position I do not hear the fuel pump come on, but if I hold my finger on the relay while switching the ignition on I do feel the relay click and I even switched it with the working horn relay and the horn still worked. Two persons may be required to accomplish some of the steps. Check battery date and replace with new battery just in case.
Thank god I didn't buy it new because that really would have been a rip off. So browse around our great selection of car parts and let's help with that auto repair or car upgrade! This is the biggest hunk of junk on 4 wheels. I listen for the fuel pump and nothing. Yes it is looks like the connector in your pic , only mine runs right on top of the rail to the tank and the harness from the new pump unit pluges right in to it. This Part Fits: Catalog: E Vehicle Body Engine Notes 1998 Ford Explorer 2dr 4. It should be in aplastic box. In my case I had nothing to work from, I bought the truck for a few hundred bucks and when i got it home it decided not to start.
I don't have the manual to the truck or any reference so I don't know which relay is the right one, nor do I know where the inertia switch is to even check that. Ford has located this switch near the floor on the passenger side foot area with the wiring routed under the carpet. Thank you for you help Click to expand. AutoTrust Platinum supplies a growing selection of affordable fuel system components! Thank goodness she was not on a freeway, bridge, tunnel or maneuvering through a curve which could have resulted in a serious accident. That allows easy testing of the electrical path from the fuel pump relay. This is my second 2002 Ford Explorer and I'm having the same issue.
I'm just amazed at how many complaints there are about this problem from other buyers and it still isn't considerated a recall. The car is a 2004 Ford Explorer xls. The fuel pump inertia switch is in the right front passenger. This problem is all over the internet with this particular make and model - why was there no recall?. I just replace my fuel pump and the relays and a fuse in the power distribution box and got it running but it wasn't running that well. You notice I said should a lot.
It would go up and down , then it would go to below empty. Great fit, efficient performance, and robust style are the defining characteristics of Airtex's original equipment equivalent fuel pump. Now this 2002 Explorer still under 20,000 miles. Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, can add their own profile photo, upload photo attachments in all forums, and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more. I even took the old pump unit that I know was still good now and pluged it back in to the harness on the rail and I cant even get it to power up when I turn the key on.
That allows easy testing of the electrical path from the fuel pump relay. The fuel pump relay is one of the larger relays in the 2nd row from the drivers side ,. I still dont hear the pump kicking in? The trouble has been isolated to the fuel pump. The fuel pump was replaced. The fuel pump inertia switch location is described in the above answer Helpfull Its in the Trunk look along the carpet molding and you will see a hole with a small red button. The fuel pump is in the fuel tank and the relay is in a relay panel in the trunk or under the rear set. According to my Haynes repair manual, the fuel relay is located in.
Consequences: unable to use car for a month. Wish I could be more spicific but I hope this is some help. Ford has located this switch near the floor on the passenger side foot area with the wiring routed under the carpet. The approximate failure mileage was 45,000. Now I need to figuer out why? Also, like the rest said - start cheap, in my case it was the fuel pump relay. Then the fuse in the engine compartment blows everytime old pump was bad and the new one was tested before I put it in the tank. For more information go to.