Re: [DML] distributor cap and rotor
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Re: [DML] distributor cap and rotor



How much does not greasing the idle speeb pipe and cup seal affect 
idling.  I have a hot idle problem that the idle goes up and down, 
to the point of the engine almost stalling, then catching itself.  
The tube is inside the O-ring, but I did not lube it when I 
reinstalled.  Can a lot of air pass through this?  Does the grease 
prevent the vacuum leak?  Also, what kind of grease, like wheel 
bearing grease?


Thanks,

Paul

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Jeff Friday" 
<DeLorean_Type304@xxxx> wrote:
> Well first off if you don't have a workshop manual get one!!!  DMC 
sells 
> great books.
> 
> Second, if you have competent mechanical skill it's not too 
difficult to 
> access the Ignition Distributor.
> 
> Without typing a book here goes:
> 
> Remove All Fuel lines from Fuel Distributor but remove the cold 
start line 
> first.
> Remove Idle Speed Motor
> Remove Mixture Control Unit with Fuel Distributor attached if 
you'd like to. 
>   Make sure to loosen the throttle connecting rod from the spindle 
by 
> removing the clip at the end of the shaft and unplug the thin 
vacuum line 
> coming from the throttle body that connects by the AC Compressor 
and unplug 
> the microswitch and vacuum solenoid behind the Mix Unit.
> 
> You have access to the distributor.
> 
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