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How can you access a fuel pump on a 2000 Ford Taurus Wagon?

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How can you access a fuel pump on a 2000 Ford Taurus Wagon?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Auto Go replied 7 years ago.
hello and welcome to Just Answer!

the fuel tank will have to be removed to access the fuel pump.

here is the procedure

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thanks and let me know if you have any more questions.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Is there anyway to test the fuel pump without removing it? We've checked everything else but can not hear the fuel tank prime when the key switch is turned on. Originally we had intermittant problems with the car starting and originally thought it was a problem with the fuel pump relay, but the relay was replaced and now we're not able to get the pump to turn over at all, with key switch.
Expert:  Auto Go replied 7 years ago.
locate the inertia switch located in the right rear of the vehicle behind the right rear wheel well. it should have 2 wires going to it and a red button on the top of it. the 2 wires should be pink/black.

make sure that both wires have power using a test light and cranking the engine. if they do, i would suspect a faulty fuel pump.
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