Re: [DML] Sudden Idle Death
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Re: [DML] Sudden Idle Death

Did you try it again after that (perhaps the next day)
after everything had a chance to sit?  Wondering if
the entire process starts over or if all is well now?


--- mydmc5898 <mydmc5898@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi everyone. Just finished my last vacation this
> year and have had my 
> D running great for the first time in the six years
> I have owned it. 
> But Yeaterday on my drive home my car bean at times
> Idleing at about 
> 2000RPM. I looked in the engine and checked
> everything I could think 
> of. And noticed the plug that goes into the Idle
> Speed Regulator had 
> a split in it, when I pulled it off the wire that is
> red and black 
> completely snapped off and left the half that I
> couldn't pull out 
> inside the plug and the rest inside the harness. The
> other tow wires 
> were badly damaged pretty much in the same condition
> as the red and 
> black but hadn't snaped yet. So being  so smart I
> decided to see if 
> this was at least related to the 2000RPM problem.  I
> had extra wire 
> so I cut and spliced to the old ones made a home
> made plug and put it 
> in to the Idle Speed Regulator. Now it took me about
> two hours (plus 
> my mixure of gas and air was off) to get the car
> started and stay 
> running. Not the car idles perfect the engine is low
> and quiet. So I 
> figure test run. I push on the gas just a tap not
> even enough to get 
> the car to 1000rpm and the car dies. I turn it back
> on hit the gas 
> harder and clim to about 4000RPM and the car
> contuines to run, tap it 
> just a little and it dies. Now I turn it on again
> figuring I didn't 
> mix it right or whatever, hit the gas harder just to
> see if it stays 
> running, and it dies again, but it shuddered this
> time. Fire it back 
> up and it stays running. So I put into reverse and
> try and back up 
> the drive way. It took me about 4-5 times shutting
> it off and 
> starting it again etc... Until it finally got in the
> drive way 
> (uphill too) But I had to almost floor it to get it
> to not stall....
> What did I do?
> -Darryl
> 5898
> Any help is appricated

Royce Holden

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