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Old 09-07-2005, 12:01 AM   #1
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Default fuel reset button?

My '91 GT turns over, but the engine gets no fuel. I have checked the fuses, and they are fine. When I turn on the key (without starting it) I do not hear the fuel pump turn on. I am holding off taking it in as a last resort. I have heard of the emergency shutoff on the fuel pump being set off by slamming the hatch, and the solution was to hit the fuel reset button. Is there a fuel reset button, and--if so--where can I find it?

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Old 09-07-2005, 12:12 AM   #2
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Mine is located in the trunk behind the driver's side tail light.
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Old 09-07-2005, 12:19 AM   #3
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Default RE: fuel reset button?

Yes there is a fuel pump switch, it is in the trunk. Should be near the left trunk lid hinge, if it's a 2 door, or under the trunk latch on 3 door(Hatchback), or in the spare tire well.
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Old 09-07-2005, 03:06 PM   #4
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Thanks a lot for the help guys. The button was triggered, however still no vroom vroom. Off to the shop.
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Old 09-07-2005, 05:40 PM   #5
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man atleast try to fix it
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Old 09-07-2005, 07:30 PM   #6
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Have you checked your fuses and fuel pump relay? Cheap fixes if they are the problem.
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Old 09-08-2005, 12:07 AM   #7
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with the fuses in check each side of the fuse while it is in the box..because i made the mistake of only checking on side of the banking and the test like cam on everytime..i didnt check the other side where it had to flow to..and i had this same problem and sure enough when i checked it again the test light didnt light up on both sides of the fuse teeth and i took it out and there was a very small crack in it..so i had a bad fuse and the same thing your desctribing
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