I had a minor accident in my ford explorer xlt now it will not start is there a safety shut off switch that can be reset

Robbie Williams

Asked by Jan 09, 2015 at 03:29 PM about the 2004 Ford Explorer XLT Sport V6 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Yes there is. The inertia switch. It's probably on the passenger side, in front of door and looks like this....pull carpet back, and push red button. If it's not there, try other side..it's there somewhere

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If you have the owners manual it location will be shown there.

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Duane Davila

Yes, My 2005 Ford Escape Hybrid. Got in an accident. And would not start. The dash said pull over safely. I read this post and checked. And that was the problem. The fuel system cut off switch.

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