Re: [DML] 911, engine running on 3 cylinders MORE INFO
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Re: [DML] 911, engine running on 3 cylinders MORE INFO



thanks for your help mike. 
i imported the car to the uk, and just got it road legal. i had the
whole fuel system replaced, which made the car run, and today i tried
to repair the last problem, the tachometer (so i thought.) i tried to
use a dwell meter & timing light to read the rpm, i dont know much
about it, but i thought if the meter could read the rpm, the gauge
would be faulty, and if the meter couldnt, it would be the sender. but
the inductive pickup couldnt get a signal. checking the plugs
(earthing on the block) revealed cylinders 1,2 & 3 have no spark. 4 5
& 6 have MASSIVE sparks. 
i had read on the forum that people had thought the car was slow when
they first drove it, so i thought nothing was wrong! 

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, mike.griese@xxxx wrote:
>
> Andy - That peg is called the rotor...
> 
> You may also have a fuel injector problem on those cylinders.  If you 
> have a timing light, put it on one of the bad cylinders and see if it
> fires.  If you don't have a light, remove one of the spark plugs
from the 
> bad cylinders.  Attach it to the spark plug wire and hold the side
of the 
> plug against the block with a pair of pliers gripping the spark plug
> boot and start the car.  If you see a spark, you have a fuel delivery
> problem, not an ignition problem.
> 
> --
> Mike
> 
> 
> -------------- Original message from "odell_andy" <odell_andy@xxxx>:
-------------- 
> 
> 
> > the distributor cap & spinning peg(?) are brand new, so are the
leads. 
> > plugs all test good. the white/slate wire is connected to the 
> > distributor base. What would cause only the Left 3 plugs to fire? 
> > distributor cap is on correctly. all parts are from delorean
specialists. 
> > any ideas? 
> > 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>








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