my del Sol would not start after it rained now won't start at all

Asked by Jan 16, 2015 at 04:33 PM about the 1995 Honda Civic del Sol 2 Dr S Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

95 Honda civic del sol All seems normal just doesn't start anymore .

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Classic problems during wet weather are caused by old ignition wires or a cracked distributor(sp?) cap. The moisture will short out the charge going to the spark plugs. My guess is that some of your wires are worse than others, so only some of the cylinders are firing and that's why there's a loss of power even when the engine will start. When the engine gets hot enough, the water evaporates and everythings normal again. Try a new set of wires, you're probably still using the orignal set.

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