[DML] Re: My new De Lorean
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[DML] Re: My new De Lorean

Hi Jim

Welcome aboard! Please add yourself to the owner map (see info on 
www.dmcnews.com). I don't think we have anyone else in SA (or Africa 
at all for that matter!).

The window regulator can sometimes be pieced back together, but if at 
all possible replace it with the new all-metal version. I realize 
that access to parts may be a bit of an issue. 

RE the headlights - it sounds like you still have a ground (earth) 
problem. Pull off the grille between the headlights and check all the 
wiring in there. There are a couple of plugs that sometimes cause 
issues. The main grounds for the front are on top of the frame just 
aft of the radiator. Check the headlight relays too. 

Dave Swingle

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "lamborghinijim" 
<lamborghinijim@xxxx> wrote:
> Hi al, the name is Jim and I live in South Africa I have just taken 
> delivery of a DMC 12 with 600 miles clocked. As far as I know its 
> 2nd one in the country.
> Have some problems and rather than try to re invent the wheel 
> I would ask.
> 1. Headlights...when i turn on low beam high beam also comes on but 
> dim, the voltage on the high beam is 8v. I have check and added new 
> earths...no luck. When switching to high beam the reverse happens.
> 2. One window would not go up, after stripping the plastic tube (90 
> deg) has broken and is not fixed securely so the cable just goes 
> the door space. Is there a fix or is it a new unit?
> Im sure there will be more questions......many thanks
> Jim Cope

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