[DML] Re: NEW STARTING PROBLEM
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[DML] Re: NEW STARTING PROBLEM



Mike,

I ran into a situation that my 6513 at far over highway max turned 
off the engine.
My fuel pump did not work after that too.
I noticed the following:
- vacuum line from engine to ECU popped off,
- fuse (20A, accessories)defective, 
- coil to distributor wire popped off of the coil, 
- inertia switch was activated.
Especially the last issue was puzzling since it only should activate 
if the car went over.
Of course we did check the RPM relay and test powered the pump 
directly (no problems after the inertia switch was set in its 
intended position).

Since my car ran a bit awkward I later also looked at the frequency 
valve. It did not vibrate, so was not working. Turned out that DMCH 
while servicing "forgot" to reconnect the GND wire....

Look at all of these.

Welmoed.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "rmclemns" <rmclemns@...> wrote:
>
> As most of you know, I was able to get Josh's Beast out for a 5-6 
> mile spin on Sunday.  It ran decent, except for the bogging at 
about 
> 2500 rpm.  After I got back, I let it idle for about 1-2 minutes 
> before I shut it down so I could check everything.
> 
> After it cooled off, I rechecked all the systems to make sure 
> nothing was coming loose or falling off.  Everything checked 4.0.
> 
> This morning I went to start it and it would not start.  Cranks 
like 
> a champ, but will not even attempt to fire.  I noticed I could not 
> hear the fuel pump running or smell even a hint of fuel fumes in 
the 
> engine compartment.  So, I pulled off the RPM relay, jumpered 30 & 
> 87, and the pump ran like a champ.  Put the RPM relay back in and 
> cranked, no fuel pump running.  I swapped the old relay out for a 
> brand new one, same results, no pump.  I checked my connection from 
> the coil (white/slate) and it is still tight.  I checked all the 
> connections to the ballast resistor, they are all tight.  Main fuel 
> relay checks 4.0 on the bench.
> 
> I know the problem has to be something electrical, in the starting 
> circuit, that came loose on the bumpy 1.5 mile county dirt road 
that 
> I live on, but this one has me scratching my head.  Any ideas, 
> thoughts, guesses, ????????
> 
> Mike   TPS   1630
>



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