Re: [DML] One second crank or won't start
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Re: [DML] One second crank or won't start



 
In a message dated 8/17/2008 6:54:19 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
deloreanernst@xxxxxxx writes:

Can't  remember how long it's been since I  replaced the 
accumulator. Seven  years, maybe? Haven't checked my Cold Start  Valve spray 
pattern in  the last two years, so I'll check that too. Thanks to all  who  
responded.>>
 
Update: I checked the CSV spray pattern first since it was easier. Not a  
drop. I cleaned it along the lines of John's suggestion: removed it from the  
fuel line, let B12 sit in it overnight. (It evaporated overnight.) Put in a  
little more next evening. Tested function by using two test leads connected to  
power. Click. Click. Click.  :-) Reattached fuel line. Checked spray  pattern: 
it's good. Reinstalled CSV.
 
While it was soaking overnight, I swapped the gray CPU plug and the blue  CSV 
plug as others suggested. Car started fine, but seemed to be struggling  a 
bit, like it wanted to stall.
With the newly cleaned CSV now reinstalled, I started then restarted my  car. 
Or tried to.  :-(  Well, how about a plug swap now? Same  result. So, I guess 
I'm stuck with replacing the accumulator. I've had the car  long enough that 
things I did once before I now have to do again. Like my slave  cylinder too, 
apparently.  

Wayne A. Ernst
vin  11174
DMCTech
http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/DMCTech/




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