[DML] Re: Got the car started -disregard previous HELP message
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[DML] Re: Got the car started -disregard previous HELP message



If it took jumping the battery to get the car started that would mean
the voltage to the ignition was too low to get a good spark (assuming
the starter was cranking the motor over fast enough without jumping
the battery). This is not normal. There is a bad/dirty connection
somewhere between the battery and the ignition. I would start by
testing the battery and cleaning all of the big connections. I would
then check the voltage going to the ignition ECU. Don't forget to
check and clean ground connections. As for your hot-start, try the
plug swap to confirm low rest pressure. It "should" start right up.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "sweetp01569" <paul.sweet@...> wrote:
>
> I'm not sure what the problem was.  My battery may have been low on 
> charge from the cranking.  I jumped the battery with my other car and 
> the D started up fine.  I'm not sure if I still have a hot start issue, 
> or perhaps a bad connection I may have reconnected - I'm not sure. In 
> eitehr case, the car seems fine right.
> 
> Paul
>








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