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



I just snapped to this: Check the red connector in the area behind the 
coil cover.  There are two of them, one for the auto and another for the 
manual.  If the auto is plugged in and your car has a five-speed, the 
starter won't engage.  The same is true if none are plugged in-it thinks 
your not in Park or Neutral.  There would be no noise whatsoever.
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 the 
> 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 for 
> draining batteries really fast if the car sits for a while.  So, I 
> 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 I 
> bought a new battery and hooked it up.  Still, the car wont turn.  
> 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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