[DMCForum] Re: My first tune up
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[DMCForum] Re: My first tune up



1/4 of a turn sounds like way to much. When you reached the surgin at
idle, you should have turned it just 1 click richer.

Basically find a happy medium between 1/4 and where you started from.
It is surprisingly sensitive.

Best of luck.

-Joe




--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Ryan Wright <ryanpwright@...> wrote:
>
> I've pulled the transmission twice but have yet to perform a tune-up
> beyond replacing the plugs, etc. That's lame, so now I'm attempting to
> perform my first real tune up on my DeLorean.
>
> I just need some help. :-)
>
> The diagnostic socket now works (thanks to Dave Delman; connection
> underneath was unplugged & damaged as you suggested). Dwell meter
> shows a steady position when cold, as it should. Unfortunately, once
> the car warms up, the dwell meter still shows a steady position. I
> tried running a ground from the ECU to the engine block as suggested
> here (http://mysite.verizon.net/vze7u0gn/id6.html), but it didn't
> help. I'm fairly certain I can hear the frequency valve buzzing.
>
> Now what do I do?
>
> Second piece of information to this puzzle: I started this quest
> because of a lean condition causing a "glug glug" noise on
> deceleration. Working blind since my dwell meter wasn't swinging back
> and forth, I dialed the mixture up 1/4 of a turn anyway. This fixed
> (!) the glug glug noise, but unfortunately caused the engine to begin
> surging up and down fairly significantly at idle - so I put the
> mixture back where it was.
>
> From here, I have no idea where to go. Any advice would be greatly
appreciated.
>
> -Ryan
>






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