is there an emergency fuel shutoff

Asked by Jul 16, 2017 at 09:07 AM about the 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

drove, parked, returned to the vehicle and it would not start. Sounds like it is
getting no gas

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Nope, that's a Ford thing, at the age of the vehicle it's time for the fuel pump to give up, some will make a whining sound just before they quit, others will just quit with no warning, so check for power at the pump when you first turn on the key, and then the ground, if you have those and the pump and still no fuel pressure then it's the pump itself. Don't forget to replace the fuel filter and relay when you do the pump so the warranty is covered if something does happen to the new unit.

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