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

I see you are having fun getting your car going! Could be a sticky throttle linkage to a bad control pressure regulator. Check out the simple and obvious stuff first. You are correct, it should not idle so high even cold. Vacuum leaks can also be a problem.
David Teitelbaum

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "rgalichon" <galichon@...> wrote:
> 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!
> Best,
> Rich (2088)


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