[DML] Re: Engine Dies at idle HELP!
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[DML] Re: Engine Dies at idle HELP!

Do you hear sounds coming from the front of the car (towards the 
glove box)?

Have you validate that your fuel pump is good?


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "valleyrat12" <valleyrat12@xxxx> 
> Hello all,
> My car is manifesting a new problem. The car will start then idle 
> 1000 rpm for about 10-15 seconds then die.  If i push on the 
> accellerator or turn the spindle the engine will abruptly die.  If 
> car manages to stay running for about thirty seconds I can turn 
> spindle and the engine will begin to respond, first coughing and 
> bogging down, then eventually respond like normal.  (once warm??) 
> What the heck is this? I searched the archives and the closest 
thing I 
> can come to is that it may be related to the control preassure 
> regulator. I removed the fuel line going from the center of the 
> dist. to the CPR and the screen had a some dirt around the edges. 
> removed it, still has this problem.  I drained my battery twice so 
> trying to solve this!
> Since I am relatively new to the Delorean I must also ask this:  
> the key is turned to the "on" position I hear a click and a buzz 
> think the frequency valve) then the buzzing stops and will not 
> again until I turn the crank. I removed the cover from the RPM 
> and confirmed that the click is from that relay. Is this a normal 
> condition? Also when the engine is running the sound of the 
> valve changes and immediately causes the idle to fluctuate up and 
> (300 RPM or so) with the change in sound.  Normal, or $&#@*& up?
> Alot, I know but this newby needs the help! Thanks!
> Nathan
> 2277

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