I have a 96Jimmy and every time it rains it will not start.Everything has been gone through and a full complete tune up.runs great when dry out.only when it rains it won't start.It's a headache

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Asked by Jun 03, 2014 at 11:22 AM about the 1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4 Door LT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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plug wires arcing maybe

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did it start after the tune-up? I did a tune-up on a blazer and it ended up being the ign rotor. Usually the metal part is 1 piece, but in this instance it is a 2 piece and mine got moisture in between the 2 and make it not fire right. I ended up using an old rotor or different design. It was a Duralast part if your curious

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It runs great when dry.only when it rains it will not start.even when it sits over night while it rains then the next morning Will not

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what i was getting at was mine started doing this AFTER the tune up. Did you do the tune-up becasue of this or did it start doing this after the tune-up?

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Codes coming back on O2 sencer and misfiring so we changed them

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to: 1/ You only said complete tune up--that phrase HAS NO DEFINITIVE MEANING .....2/ You went on to say that problem is water related--that statement has meaning.......water + electricity = bad......3/ I said arcing......4/ Andrew said moisture in rotor contact ; also suggesting arcing. 5/ you came back with .."I changed a sensor" .....6/ Bye-bye ( Shawn is justing wasting our time )

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Really dude..thanks alot peace

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Hey Shawn! I bet there is a crack in your distributor cap. Moisture usually will get in there after a rain and causes these issues. Try that.

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Here were are back at arcing.

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spray some 10 40 on first the distributor cap if no luck do the coil -probably moisture in one or the other I just tried it on my 96 blazer and after I did the ign coil it started.

spray wd 40 on the coil and distributor will dry out the moisture if it then you know where the problem is

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Just change your ignition coil and all should be fine.

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