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



Hi david

Yes with my car the engine will not idle.

runs for 10 seconds then chugs slower and slower then stalls

start again and it does the same. Gas pedal down makes it cough and 
die.

have now bypassed the idle system and the car idles at 1500 rpm, 
hence  i am now checking through the idle wiring etc.
DMUK have checked my idle ecu and motor and they work Ok.
going to check the microswitch next.
have pulled the injectors and they squirt ok with good pattern when 
running the pump and pushing the air intake flap.
has new plugs etc, o rings. have soaked the fuel dist plunger in 
acetone and put back togther.


Regards

steve



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@xxxx> 
wrote:
>
> The frequency valve should be buzzing even when the motor is cold. 
The
> Lambda is running in "fixed" mode until the engine and the O2 
sensor
> warms up.
> 
> Unless you can't keep the motor running at all at idle it is not
> necessary to "bypass" the idle motor system.
> 
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> 
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "blackaddertoo" 
<blackaddertoo@xxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi David
> > 
> > does not the lambda system only cut in when the car has warmed?
> > 
> > unless the thermister is faulty,  telling the lambda system the 
car 
> > is warm when it is not?
> > 
> > is it best to do the removal/bypass of idle system using the 
screws 
> > to help narrow the problem?
> >
>








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