[DML] Re: Oil pressure problem
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[DML] Re: Oil pressure problem

You may need a minor tweak of the idle setting, and the mixture screw
to fix the idling problem. Check that the idle micro is tripping. For
the oil pressure you need to get the sender Marty M sells, it will
work correctly, not like the OEM piece. You may also need to clean and
lubricate the throttle spool, linkage, and throttle cable.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "eclipse0324" <eclipse0324@...> wrote:
> Hello All, 
> This is my first posting to the group, I have a October 81 Delorean
> vin #5265 purchased from DMC Houston, I have owned it since 1997 and
> have very little problems of any kind with it over the years.
> Last week, I had a few items on the car replaced with NOS. After
> having these items installed, I have been having problems with the oil
> pressure and the car idling up and down.
> The parts replaced were the fuel filter, oxygen sensor, oil pressure
> light switch and the oil pressure sender..before the parts were
> installed...the car ran well, the oil pressure seemed fine and the car
> idled fairly smooth.
> After the parts were installed..the oil pressure constantly fluctuates
> almost down to zero, when the car in not in gear.  If the car stays in
> gear the oil pressure is fine. The car idle will also jump up and down
> once the car warms up.
> Just wondering if anyone has any thoughts on what might be the cause.
> In the past the oil pressure has never dropped this low nor has the
> car idle fluctuates like this. 
> I'm not sure if one of the newly installed items is defective or if
> once one of these parts are installed a adjustment needs to be made to
> adjust for the new part.
> Any help, thoughts or advice would be greatly appreciated,
> Thanks,
> Rob


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