2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Q&A
2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Question: Truck will not start
126,000 miles on truck. I shut it off 15 minuets later went to start it again and it would not start. Talk to a mechanic as I was out of town at the time, he said to try the reset button. I did this and it ran for a little over 100 miles and started stalling out on me. i had to hold the reset button down while my wife drove & we had to keep stopping every few miles until we got it home. I 've talked to a few mechanics they are telling me it could be the fuel pump went bad or even more likely then fuelpump relay switch might need replaced. I ma looking for some insight on this so I don't have to replace things that are not bad and spend alot of money unneccasarily.I also would like to know where I can locate the relay switch & if I should try to get a fuel pressure test done. - LarryH
the reset you are talking about is for vehicle roll over or sudden impact from an accident to disable the fuel pump. if you have to hold it down to run, then it is bad. most aftermarket places will carry this part. a pressure test is a good idea ince you have other issues such as stalling. Roy - mastertech6371
For Roy - Thanks for the input, How do I know if it is the relay switch and not the reset button is there a test to check if the relay switch is engaging when truck is first started. And also can ...
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