2002 Ford explorer

Asked by Jan 08, 2016 at 05:19 PM about the 2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2002 Ford explorer went off the
road and bounced around and
turned off and now it cranks but
won't start.  Can someone please
tell me what the problem is?

2 Answers

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The fuel inertia switch has tripped. If you have the owner's manual you can find out where it is and reset it. The fuel inertia switch is a safety device that disrupts power to the electic fuel pump in the event of an accident to prevent raw fuel from being pumped on the ground causing a fire. Read post number 3 at the link......https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php? t=296866

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you'll find the reset switch under the passenger side glove box area on the right side near floor.

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