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Wires got cut going to the fuel pump in the tank and now it…

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Wires got cut going...

Wires got cut going to the fuel pump in the tank and now it wont start spliced wires back together and nothing

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you ever replaced the fuel pump, or is this the original?

I put a new fuel pump in the tank still wont start

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

1998 Ford Ranger

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes I replaced the pump and replaced the factory plug on the harness spiced wires back together

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Ford Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

Can you hear the fuel pump run for a few seconds after you first turn the key to run, before you turn the key to start?

If not, check the fuel pump relay fuse and the pcm fuse.

Which engine is in this?

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Ford Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

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