Honda wont start when humidity high


Asked by ecconut Apr 09, 2013 at 10:43 AM about the 1998 Honda Accord

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When the humidity is high my accord ex 4 cyl wont start. It will start when the outside temerature goes up.

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Condensation in distributor. First clean the cap with a rag, then allow to dry thoroughly then a light coating, just s little bit now, of WD40 inside the cap. Might help solve that

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Don't take wires off, might get them mixed up

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I agree with David. When I was preparing rallye cars, we would coat the outsides of the distributor caps with a product called "Wire Dry". It was a plastic like coating that sealed it and the wires. Electricity travels through the path of least resistance and that includes dirt on the outside of the cap. The cars could make it through water crossings with out any misfires.

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