1995 Chevy Sonoma 2.2L 5 Speed ... Moisture Problem ?!?

Asked by Oct 04, 2013 at 01:39 PM about the 1995 Chevrolet S-10

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Everytime it seems to rain, or even just the morning due... my truck misfires. I can barely even get it to start going without stalling it. It sounds like a Subaru, and it is very hard to drive. After driving it for a while or just letting it sit for a bit then driving it again it will be fine... HELP !!!

8 Answers


When was the last time the plug wires were changed?

They have been changed twice now ! once last year and recently about 2 months ago !

spark plugs and wires were both changed actually


If the Cap and Rotor appear good try wrapping the distributor in a large plastic bag after it has been running good and then see if it acts up again in a high moisture environment. You might check the seals for the wiring at the distributor, check for any exposed wiring especially those around the injectors.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Sounds like a crack or improperly seated distributer cap? Let us know what you find out, ok?

There is no distributer cap in my truck though. It has two coil packs


Sorry, I was looking at the wrong year for your truck... ! On the 95' for this problem several factors may exist... 1. Bad gas or moisture in the gas tank.. 2. Vacuum leak... 3. Check for a clogged air filter... 4. Check the in-line gas filter. 4. Add a bottle of fuel injector/carb cleaner to the gas tank...(After this, I think you did everything else right with wires, plugs, etc.) Let us know, ok?


Have you had the codes checked? Check coil output, you may have one that is weak. Also check the crank postilion sensor and wiring.

Your Answer


Looking for a Used S-10 in your area?

CarGurus has 1,057 nationwide S-10 listings starting at $950.


Chevrolet S-10 Experts

  • #1
    Andrew Olsen
  • #2
    John Saffrahn
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Ranger
105 Great Deals out of 4,704 listings starting at $1,100
Used GMC Sonoma
347 listings starting at $1,799
Used Toyota Tacoma
425 Great Deals out of 40,424 listings starting at $2,600
Used Ford F-150
2,488 Great Deals out of 220,740 listings starting at $1,222
Used Dodge Dakota
64 Great Deals out of 3,173 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Blazer
731 listings starting at $900
Used GMC Sierra 1500
892 Great Deals out of 59,014 listings starting at $1,980
Used Dodge Ram 1500
331 Great Deals out of 9,666 listings starting at $800
Used Chevrolet C/K 1500
744 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
245 Great Deals out of 30,155 listings starting at $4,980

Used Cars For Sale

2004 Chevrolet S-10 For Sale
40 listings starting at $3,000
2003 Chevrolet S-10 For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 253 listings starting at $2,995
2002 Chevrolet S-10 For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 179 listings starting at $950
2001 Chevrolet S-10 For Sale
130 listings starting at $999
2000 Chevrolet S-10 For Sale
142 listings starting at $3,750

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.