Re: [DML] Re: Dead battery fix was:Lauren's Car
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Re: [DML] Re: Dead battery fix was:Lauren's Car



Another good point is checking and cleaning all your ground points.

I had my car in top shape, but battery would die after a week in storage.   I put a new Hervy alternator in and a new battery, but still no good.

Marc Levy and Dan Shane solved the issue for me 1 week prior to driving to DCS06.  I pointed out the battery dying issue, along with the fact if headlights, radio, and AC were all on, and I try to open a window, the radio would reset as if unplugged.

They cleaned every major ground on my car, and all demons went away.  The problem was the grounds were so dirty that my new battery was never getting a full charge from the alternator!

Side note:  since I am a mechanical dummy....I just took photos of them fixing it.  ;)

Kevin Abato
Vin# 16680
www.grenexmedia.com
 
-----Original Message-----
From: "Elvis" <elvisnocita@xxxxxx>

Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2008 18:52:53 
To:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DML] Re: Dead battery fix  was:Lauren's Car


Why not start with the real problem ? current drain !

Reducing standby-current is done very quickly and cheap on
a stock Delorean. I proved that 6-7 years ago, but never got 
rich with that :-(

Remember the door lock module that sucks 13mA just to check
the door switches ? reduce it to 1mA and it will help a lot !
(see the thech section of the DMCNEWS)

Cars with newer radios, amplifiers and alarm-systems of course 
draw more. But a stock Delo should keep the battery much longer
charged if you modify or disconnect the door lock ECU.

Hey Lauren - I can modify that for you if you come to 
Gettysburg :-)

Elvis & 6548

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