[DML] Re: Start-up RPM's
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[DML] Re: Start-up RPM's



A brief run-up rpm at start is a normal action - but, staying high 
for 15 seconds is not. A full 15 seconds? Could be the idle motor is 
sticking or connections in the idle speed circut may need cleaned. 
Also, the throttle plates may be open slightly causing a delay in 
the idle speed motor action or, the not-to-be-used idle adjustment 
screw may be open.

Harold McElraft - 3354 



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "coreysmoo" <coreysmoo@xxxx> wrote:
>
> Just a quick question...
> 
> I've never heard another DeLorean start up besides mine, so I'm 
not sure if this is 
> normal.  Actually, I've never heard any other car start up like 
this, so I'm fairly sure 
> this is not normal.  Anyways, When I first turn the key, the car 
starts up and shoots 
> the RPM's up to around 3000 and stays there for about 15 seconds.  
Then it settles 
> down to around 800.  The throttle does not move at all while this 
is happening.  Any 
> thoughts?
> 
> Also, I did fix the brake master cylinder problem.  I don't really 
feel like revisiting the 
> event, but I'm sure everyone would get a laugh out of the story.  
So just know that the 
> problem is gone, and I have a new, never used, still in the box 
master cylinder if 
> anyone needs one. :)
> 
> Corey
> 2423
>








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