Re: [DML] Starting problem?
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Re: [DML] Starting problem?

I am having this exact same problem with my wifes 10K mile car... put 
a new battery in and it reads voltage at the solenoid red/white wire 
but nothing happens at all.

One day it was fine... the next day dead.  Now that the weather has 
warmed up in the Midwest I can get the starter out and see whats 


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Warren Wallingford <warren@...> wrote:
> Absolutely Nothing?  No clicks or groans or smoke?  Strange.  Start 
> making sure the starter wiring modification has been done.  What's 
> VIN?  Then get a test light and a helper.  Go to the red and white 
> on the solenoid at the starter and tell your lieutenant to start 
> car.  If the wire goes hot, you need a starter.  If not, chase it 
>   The next place is the relay.
> Warren at DMC
> coreysmoo wrote:
> > Hi all...
> > 
> > OK, here's the situation.  I put the D in the garage for "winter 
> > hibernation" sometime in December when the first snow started 
> > falling here in Chicago.  I started her up in the garage once in 
> > first week of January, but not since.  When I started it up in 
> > January, I forgot to disconnect the battery again when I was done 
> > and it sat until yesterday untouched.  
> > 
> > I went out to start it again, and nothing happened.  No interior 
> > lights or anything.  I realized I left the battery hooked up and 
> > remembered hearing somewhere before that DeLoreans have a quirk 
> > draining batteries really fast if the car sits for a while.  So, 
> > tested the battery and found that it was dead and unfit to hold a 
> > charge, which sucks because that battery was only a year old.  So 
> > bought a new battery and hooked it up.  Still, the car wont 
> > The interior lights and everything work now, so I'm guessing the 
> > battery is no longer the problem.
> > 
> > The engine wont even try to turn over.  I turn the key and 
> > absolutely nothing happenes.
> > 
> > Could it be the starter?  What do you guys think?
> > 
> > Corey
> > 2423

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