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inertia switch problem

05-03-2002, 07:58 PM
im having a problem with the inerti switch on my '86 thunderbird 2.3L turbo coupe. I thought there was an override switch that would allow fuel to flow again when tripped. i cant find it. please help. it takes several hours to be able to start again. it only happens after i stop the engine every once in a while.:mad:

05-04-2002, 08:20 PM
This is the model car forum but I think there is an override switch on the driver's side of the trunk. Good Luck!

05-06-2002, 05:07 PM
You have to pull back the trunk matting to get at it, but its there, drivers side.

11-06-2002, 01:15 AM
If the car will eventually restart, it isn't the inertia switch, but the fuel pump itself.

11-06-2002, 05:26 AM
chalk another one to TheMystress

When that cut off is triggered, it wont allow ANY fuel into the system, so you cant start it, run it or anything but crank it.

Your pump probally is bad, possably you have low fuel pressure....check your seals and lines inside the bay, maby you have a cloged fuel rail, or a bad fuel filter.

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