Re: [DMCForum] Top 3 or 4 things to check when car won't start
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Re: [DMCForum] Top 3 or 4 things to check when car won't start



That stinks of the connections to the ballast resistors and on top of
the coil needing re-crimping.

...or it could be a simple hot-start issue

Martin

billsfanmd@xxxxxxx wrote:

> Every once in a while my car likes to remind me that it is a Delorean.
> Yesterday in the school parking lot in front of about 15 students it
> decided to embarass me and not start. I tried several times but it just
> would not turn over.
>
> I got out my breakdown booklet and read through while I double checked
> fuses and anything that could be wrong in the relay area. After a few
> minutes I tried again and it fired right up....This car does have the
> ability to cure itself sometimes but I just wanted to hear from a few
> people on the 3-4 things they first check if the car wont start.
>
> I am getting more and more confident working and "replacing" things on
> my car but solving problems under duress is a skill I have not yet
> learned. Dave Stragand's site gave me a lot of confidence to work on the
> car. What I now must learn is how to troubleshoot and pinpoint problems
> when you least expect it.
>
> Mike C
> 2109
> 3 more weeks till summer :-)
>
>



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