Re: [DML] Hot Start Issue
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Re: [DML] Hot Start Issue



Joey Morgan wrote:

>I am having a hot start issue. After the car heats up
>and I turn it off, I go to start it back up a few
>minutes later and it cranks but does not want start
>and I either end up flooding it or the battery drains
>on me and needs to be jumped.
>Being a new owner, is this a common problem??
>
>Joey
>
>#6297
>
>
>
Sounds like you need to replace the accumulator.. I think what happens
is the check valve in the accumulator leaks, letting fuel pressure drop
when the car isn't running and the heat from the engine is causing the
fuel system to vapor lock.  I've heard this is a very common problem on
anything using this type of bosch fuel injection, not just specificly
the delorean.. New accumulators run about $100 but it's in a kind of
pain in the butt spot to get too to replace it. especially if you don't
have a lift.

--

Chris
VIN# 03209
http://badger.brazi.net/delorean



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