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Old 03-17-2011
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Fuel cutoff sensor

A while back, i almost flipped my truck basically it stood straight up on the front bumper in a ravine for over 6 hours (the airbags were deployed, not sure if that matters...) so when i tryed driving it cut the fuel supply every mile or less. Me and my buddy cut the wires to the fuel cutoff after finding no other solution. well it drives fine now and i have saved up my money and want to get it fixed. I was wondering what needs to be done...
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Wire it back up the way it was from factory and push the reset button in the passenger side kick pannel.
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yeah, but wont it start doin the same thing, just keep cutting off?
does that have anything to do with the airbags being out? because i still havent replaced them
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Its called an "inertia switch", if the truck get tilted enough or if the airbags are deployed it shuts the fuel off, safety issue. All you had/have to do is like said above, its located in the pass. side kick panel, and push the reset button..........then it'll run like normal.

As to the airbag isn't replaced, you'll have a light on the dash tellin you that it's not hooked up.

I've done all this on the 96 I bought that was hit lightly in the RF, but it kicked the airbag.

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Its called an "inertia switch", if the truck get tilted enough or if the airbags are deployed it shuts the fuel off, safety issue. All you had/have to do is like said above, its located in the pass. side kick panel, and push the reset button..........then it'll run like normal.

As to the airbag isn't replaced, you'll have a light on the dash tellin you that it's not hooked up.

I've done all this on the 96 I bought that was hit lightly in the RF, but it kicked the airbag.

GL
yeah, i tryed that and it never worked. But what needs to be done to replace the switch
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Just splice in a new switch.

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