88 Toyota p/u 24RE- When rains eng.start to split,backfire, rough rough.

Asked by Mar 27, 2015 at 01:10 PM about the 1988 Toyota Pickup 2 Dr SR5 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: General

When it rains engine start to split,backfire,rough running then cuts off. Replace dist.cap & rotor button still same problem.

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It's either bad plug wires or a bad coil. If you want to do a quick test, fill a spray bottle with water. Start truck and mist down the plug wires. If you notice a drop in idle of you hear a snapping noise, you know your wires are bad. If no change when misting down the wires, mist the coil.

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