car won't start
replaced fuel pump; replaced fuel pump relay switch. fuel shutoff valve ok. have power and
ground to fuel. no aound at fuel pump. won't start
Check to see if the inertia switch has tripped. You can reset the switch by pushing the reset button located in the trunk or under the right side of the dash.
CHECKED THE INERTIA SWITCH AND IT HAS NOT TRIPPED. IS IT POSSIBLE THE SWITCH IS BAD
From e-how Unplug the wiring connector at the switch and test for power on one side of the connector and ground on the other side. This is the normal state of the circuit. Power comes from the fuel-pump relay, and ground is found through the fuel pump. If there is no power, but there is ground, the fuel pump relay or fuel pump fuse could be the defective part. No ground indicates a wiring problem to the fuel pump or a defective fuel pump. If you have power and ground, install a jumper wire to bypass the switch. If the engine will start and run normally, then the switch can be called defective. If the engine still does not start, check for power at the fuel pump. If there is power and ground at the fuel pump, then the fuel pump can be called defective.
Looking for a Used Escort in your area?
CarGurus has 364 nationwide Escort listings starting at $1,430.
Search Ford Escort Questions
Ford Escort Experts