Where is the fuel cut off/inertia switch?


Asked by Aug 29, 2016 at 10:55 AM about the 1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLS SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I checked the location advised and found an electronic type box, no red
button, nada.  Is there an alternate location for this switch?

3 Answers

Clif Steward

The usual location for Ford vehicles is behind the passenger side kick panel trim forward of the front passenger side door usually snaps off but there may be one or two small screws to remove .


Thanks Clif, That is where I looked and saw nothing that looked like the housing or red button. I have a box with several wires extending from the bottom. Passenger side, front seat, behind plastic side kick panel 1999 Explorer 4dr, XLS 4.0l engine


If you have the owner's manual it should show the location. If not, search the net and you can probably view one. The ford website may have an on line owners manual you can view.

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