[DML] Re: Not passing emissions
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[DML] Re: Not passing emissions


What about that oil in the tubes below the air intake valve... You 
have two tubes. As you look at the engine from the rear of the 
car... One going to the left and one going to the right directly 
below where your air goes in. (John S took a picture of it). The one 
on the right had oil in it. Could that be a problem?


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "M. P. Olans" <mpolans@...> wrote:
> So far I passed all of that,
>      However, I have a high idle situation that I didn't think was
> relevant and now, well, I am grasping at straws.  If I push the 
> with a screw driver it will return to below 800, but when I let 
off it
> rises to about 1150.  I've tried adjusting the screw on the arm
> attached by a shaft to the throttle spool that pushes that switch 
> it just does not see to go far enough to actuate the switch.  
There is
> a small amount of play on that arm, too.  Could the switch be bad 
> too hard for the screw to push?  Is something out of adjustment?
> Thanks,
> Matt
> VIN 16816 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@> 
> >
> > Make sure the timing is set right, and the vacuum advance is 
hooked up
> > correctly and working. On the Island setup there is no mechanical
> > advance. Check for vacuum leaks. You may have to adjust the 
> > but do not do it to compensate for vacuum leaks. They have to be 
> > first. Pull the output pipes from the turbos to the intake 
> > and if the insides are oily you have to have the leaky turbo 
> > You may need to replace the silicone hoses and clamps on the 
> > turbo plumbing. They MUST not leak. Check the control hoses too. 
> > leaks will allow you to overboost. Pull the oil fill and you 
> > not see any pressure coming out. You can hold a piece of paper 
> > the opening to determine if air is coming out of the crankcase. 
> > should be running synthetic oil on a turbo car.
> > David Teitelbaum
> > vin 10757
> > 
> > 
> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "M. P. Olans" <mpolans@> wrote:
> > >
> > > OK,
> > >      This is frustrating.  Two years ago I had to do a full 
tune-up to
> > > pass emissions.  This year, same thing.  However, even after 
> > > tuneup, my CO is still too high.  NOx and HC's are really low 
so I
> > > know the O2 sensor and cats are doing their job.  However, I 
am at a
> > > loss here.  I did plugs, wires, cap, and rotor.  Gapped them 
to .025
> > > since the manual said .024-.028 IIRC.  Car runs great and has 
> > > just like before.  It is an Island Twin Turbo.  So, any 
hints?  I'm
> > > running about 25g/mile CO and the limit is 20.  When I got it 
from Rob
> > > it tested at 11 g/mile, and then after the first tune-up it 
was also
> > > 11 g/mile.  What am I missing?  I cleaned my K&N air filter 
> > > month.  I haven't changed my fuel filter in probably 4 years, 
but how
> > > could that affect emissions?
> > > 
> > > What am I missing?
> > > 
> > > Thanks,
> > > Matt
> > > The Arizona DeLorean Club
> > > www.az-d.org
> > >
> >

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