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Subject: [DML] Digest Number 281

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There are 3 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

1. rough idle
From: "Jeff Angwin" <>

2. Window kaput

3. Re: Inertia Switch Impact force
From: "DMC Joe" <>

Message: 1
Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2000 22:23:06 -0000
From: "Jeff Angwin" <>
Subject: rough idle

Hi all from a long time lurker. Thanks to the wealth of information 
presented here, I was able to buy my "D" with a good amount of 
knowledge and confidence, and now I am the current caretaker of VIN 

It runs well except that at idle it's rough. It starts just fine, but 
the idle RPM's fluctuate between 600 and 1000, every second or so. 
When I accellerate, it runs just fine, near as I can tell. The gas 
mileage is low (I think, although I have nothing to compare it to) at 
about 15 MPG around town, and that's after putting about 600 miles on 
it for the last 3 weeks. The frequency valve is not buzzing at idle.

Any ideas on where to start troubleshooting? Also, what MPG should I 
expect in stop and go daily commuting? (it's an automatic)


VIN 3034


Message: 2
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2000 17:32:55 EST
Subject: Window kaput

With no warning, my right side window no longer works.  No movement, no motor 
sound.  Never any funny noises.  You can hear the click of the switch 
innards... just like the left side one that works, but nothing else.  The 
lefyt side one woks as usual.  Any ideas what I need to look at?



Message: 3
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 16:41:56 -0500
From: "DMC Joe" <>
Subject: Re: Inertia Switch Impact force


In the event of a collision there is a good possibility that the engine will
continue running therefore the inertia switch would be the first line of
defense in the event of an engine feed fire. The inertia switch will also
*unlock the doors to allow emergency personal to enter the vehicle.

At $61.82 I would suggest you put this safety item near the top of your list
of items to install in your DeLorean.

*providing that the power door lock system is operational.

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