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Old 02-29-2008, 11:45 PM   #1
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Fuel cutoff on e36 is there one???? When car get hits

My friends car got lightly hit on the side yesterday. Does anyone know if there is a fuel cutoff switch somewhere that gets activated when the car gets hit. He can't start his car.
His fuel pump is working fine, all fuses are good. I heard some cars have a button that resets this, does anyone know if the bmw e36 has one, his is a 97
Tx for all the info.
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Old 03-01-2008, 03:07 PM   #2
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if there is a cut off it would kill the power to the fuel pump. So when you say that the fuel pump works fine, what do you mean by that?
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Old 03-02-2008, 10:37 AM   #3
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There is a crash protection module in these cars which can be reset, but to my knowledge (backed by search engines) there is no fuel cutoff reset button.
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