[DML] Re: vin 6453 update
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[DML] Re: vin 6453 update

 Check the wire from the Lamba to the coil !!! I have fixed 2 already were the wire was 
pinched & cracked the insulation & seperated the wire.
Lawrence 00538m & 00915a 

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Christopher Mack <christopher_mack@xxxx> 
> Hello,
> Over the past day or so I did the following with my
> DeLorean
> 1. jumpered the RPM relay - the fuel pump ran, but the
> car did not start.. after several minutes of cranking
> the engine I could smell gas in the engine
> 2. checked voltages at the ballast resistor - all
> normal
> 3. checked voltages at the ignition coil - all normal
> 4. checked for spark at igintion coil - no spark
>    -based on my findings, the problem is most likely
> either the ignition coil (unlikely since I hear these
> rarely fail) or the distributor coil (I hear these are
> a common failure item on Delorens)   Am I correct on
> my diagnosis??  Plese let me know .. replacing the
> distributor coil is out of my league as I don't have
> the mechanical expereincce to pull the fuel
> distributor and intake manifold off the engine to get
> to the distributor :(   If anyone has any
> recommendations as what I should do next or if I did
> anything wrong with my diagnosis, plese let me know
> Thanks
> Chris
> #6453

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