[DML] Re: DeLorean died while driving: Update
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[DML] Re: DeLorean died while driving: Update



I wouldn't feel too comfortable - I cannot believe that the relay you 
identify could fail in such a way as to kill your engine - it is 
possible but, in my opinion, incredibly remote.

I think you fixed - unknowingly - a faulty connection for the spark.

I would make some notes of your test process and what you did and go 
over it again and make sure all connections are good and clean.

I agree, it never hurts to have a new RPM relay around. 

Harold McElraft - 3354


-- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Andrew" <andrewjlemke@...> wrote:
>
> Hello everyone,
> 
> I just wanted to give everyone an update and provide some good 
> news.  After spending a few hours with a multi-meter and test leads 
> today, I discovered that the culprit was the main relay located on 
> the firewall of the engine compartment.  I wish I could say it was 
> my expert electrical know-how, however it was actually just a lucky 
> guess along with the process of elimination provided by the members 
> of the DML.  
> 
> From what I understand this particular relay doesn't often fail, 
but 
> I suppose anything is possible.  
> 
> Thank you to everyone for their insight; I used your suggestions in 
> the process of troubleshooting this problem down.  I guess after 
25+ 
> years you can't expect a relay to perform as well as it did when it 
> left the factory.  Furthermore, my next purchase will be an RPM 
> relay, because I'm sure that mine is on borrowed time anyways.
> 
> Thanks to everyone again,
> 
> Andrew
> 4194
> Lansing, MI
> 

>




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