[DML] Re: Fuel pump Buzz/Hum and engine cutting out briefly
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[DML] Re: Fuel pump Buzz/Hum and engine cutting out briefly



Kevin and others,

This problem was most likely due to very warm (or hot) fuel.

Two DeLoreans in our caravan back to the Midwest had similar
issues and the issues went away when we added some cold fuel.
Please note that both cars had recently new fuel pumps, with
one less than a year old and the other just over 2 years old.

Symptoms appeared after about 1.5 hours of mountain driving in
88 degree air temperature (really, it just happened to be 88)
and by the time we approached the "flat-lands" of the Midwest,
we also encountered rain, dropping the air temp to 73 degrees.

The last 300+ miles on flat, cooler roads were without issues.

Later,
Rich W.



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Kevin Abato <delorean@...> wrote:
>
> So, driving back from DCS on Sunday, my car lost power on the 
highway 2-3
> quick times, then the engine kicked back in (almost like inertia 
switch cut
> in/out 2-3 times real quick)
> 
> I traveled another 45 minutes, and it happened one more time about 
10 miles
> from home.   I made it home, and noticed that my fuel pump was
> "Whining/buzzing/humming" quite a bit.   I have never heard this 
before.
> 
> Is this the overheating problem?  Do I need a new fuel pump?   What 
kind of
> lifespan should I expect?
> Or am I barking up the wrong tree?
> 
> Kevin Abato
> Vin# 16680
> www.grenexmedia.com



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