Re: [DML] High idle (2600 rpm) until temp hits 180 degrees
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Re: [DML] High idle (2600 rpm) until temp hits 180 degrees

I don't think so. I try to crank #4739 about every weekend or so, and the idle settles in right away. I've been doing this ever since the valve job we had done back in March of this year. 


From: rgalichon <galichon@xxxxxxxx>
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 6:14:59 PM
Subject: [DML] High idle (2600 rpm) until temp hits 180 degrees

Is it normal for DeLoreans to idle high upon a cold-start until the temp hits about 180 degrees?  Lately, it takes about 5 minutes after a cold start before my D warms up to 180 degrees and then the idle lowers itself to about 800-900 rpm.  I don't recall this ever happening to me in years past.  Thanks!

Rich (2088)



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