Re: [DML] She starts (painfully), she runs (mostly), she doesn't go anyw
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Re: [DML] She starts (painfully), she runs (mostly), she doesn't go anywhere...

Hi JP,
As an original owner, I can tell you that there are only 2 wires on my car that go to the fuel pump.
Also, I have stored my car for over a year once, didn't drain the tank and I haven't had any start problems. I do have a little up & down idle though.
Good luck with finding the fixes to your problems.
Gary Masie

----- Original Message -----
From: JP Hindin 
Date: Friday, June 14, 2013 10:18 am
Subject: [DML] She starts (painfully), she runs (mostly), she doesn't go anywhere...
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

> My DeLorean has a hot-start issue that I've not bothered dealing 
> with yet,
> so it usually only gets out for 30 minute runs out-and-back. 
> Last time it
> was on the road was probably December. Over the Iowa winter I'd 
> fire it up
> once a month, generally, a let it idle for ten minutes to get 
> the moisture
> out of the oil. I've been waiting for nice days in the summer, 
> but it's
> rained a LOT out here, so I haven't started it up in maybe three 
> or four
> months.
> Usually it's a bit of a pain to start. Lots of fire and die and then
> eventually it'll settle into a clean idle and run like a champ.
> Yesterday I got in to take it out because it was finally a nice 
> day and it
> was a real bear to even get it to idle, and after at least five 
> minutes of
> crank-fire-and-die, it settled into an unusually lumpy idle, but ANY
> throttle input would cause the engine revs to drop to the point 
> of it
> dying. As such, I was unable to actually go anywhere because the 
> best it
> could manage was an idle.
> Is this a common issue with the KJet that I've yet to come 
> across in my
> nine months of DeLorean ownership, or should I be concerned?
> Thanks all;
> - JP
> 50441

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