A carbonic actuator was a component that Emmett Brown claimed was necessary to fix the second DeLorean time machine after it was damaged in April 1986. However, as Marcus Irving explained, the DeLorean was in fact already in working order - Doc had gone searching for the possibly fictitious component to delay his return to 1893, as Marcus theorized Emmett was nervous about taking his family on the Jules Verne Train.


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