Re: [DML] Power surge - Lock problem
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Re: [DML] Power surge - Lock problem



I agree with Chris, except unplug the lock module power source instead.  If 
I recall correctly, it is a red wire that runs to the circuit breaker just 
above the module.  If you only disconnect the white plug, you've still got 
power going to those relays.

Jake
1063

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Almy" <chris.almy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 8:59 AM
Subject: Re: [DML] Power surge - Lock problem


> Jennifer,
> Sounds like one of the relays is sticking inside the lock module. This
> causes the solenoids to stay engaged, draining the battery (and causing 
> the
> power drop you noticed on the meter). After a bit of time, a circuit
> breaker will shutdown the circuit temporarily (the clicking you hear). I
> would highly recommend disconnecting the lock module through its large
> white connector. This will disable the system and prevent it from draining
> the battery. Don't worry, the doors will still lock/unlock without this.
> It's just that now you have to lock/unlock both doors instead of just one.
>
> As a fix, you can either replace the relays or just replace the whole
> module with the new digital version. You may also need to replace the
> solenoids now because they might be fried from staying engaged for so 
> long.
>
> Chris
> VIN 4099
>
> At 04:39 PM 7/10/2006 +0000, you wrote:
>>I need some help.
>>I am having a problem with, I think, the locks on my DeLorean. It's
>> 






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