i had my car up on ramps for a few days and now it doesnt want to start. I checked all the fuses, Car has a half tank fo gas. Any ideas? Car ran fine when I out it up on the ramps

Asked by Oct 14, 2012 at 10:46 AM about the 1999 Ford Escort

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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56,575

Sounds like either the fuel has drained back into the tank or you've tripped the inertia switch. To re-set the switch look in the trunk area for a tag or table. Usually found on the drivers side. HTH. -Jim

56,575

That was supposed to be tag or LABEL. Sorry.

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