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Does the 98 windstar have a fuel shutoff valve reset button ?

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Does the 98 windstar have a fuel shutoff valve reset button ? If so where is it located
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  lostrider replied 9 years ago.
  1. Remove LH scuff panel.
  2. Remove two nuts retaining safety switch retainer and Inertia Fuel Shutoff switch (IFS switch).
  3. Lift out inertia fuel shutoff switch and disconnect electrical connector. Remove inertia fuel shutoff switch.


  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
  2. Tighten retaining nuts to 1.5-2.2 Nm (14-19 lb in) .

here you go and thank you for your question.

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Customer: replied 9 years ago.
I also asked for the location of the reset. Where is the LH scuff panel located ?
Expert:  lostrider replied 9 years ago.
thats why I sent you the picture, look down where the hood release is, that is the L/H scuff plate, by your left foot as your sitting in the truck.graphic