Re: [DML] DeLorean died while driving (RPM relay)
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Re: [DML] DeLorean died while driving (RPM relay)



I , too, experienced the same thing Andrew did.  Just driving down 
the road, then all of a sudden the engine just died.  It would not 
start.  It turned out to be the RPM replay.  After being towed home, 
and replacing my alternator (which is what I thought went bad), it 
still would not start.  I replaced the RPM relay with the original 
that I kept  It now works fine.

Paul
--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Peter Lucas <lucas@...> wrote:
>
> When precisely the same thing happened to me one day, it turned 
out  
> to be one of the wires into the ignition resistor.   Broke right 
off  
> the connector.   I have no idea why--vibration fatigue, I 
suppose.    
> It was a two minute fix which I accomplished at the side of the 
road.
> 
> --Pete Lucas
>    VIN #0670
> 
> 
> 
> On Oct 21, 2007, at 10:08 PM, Andrew wrote:
> 
> > I was driving my DeLorean today, and everything was going fine, 
so I
> > thought...As I made a left hand turn the car died and would not
> > restart. At first I thought the problem was the fuel pump (as the
> > pump was not running at all) however after towing it home I 
jumped
> > the fuel pump and it worked, but the car still wouldn't start. I
> > don't hear the normal buzzing of the frequency valve either.
> > Needless to say this problem is very troubling. Could this be a
> > symptom of a bad RPM relay?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>




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