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Hard starting in wet weather

1991 toyota camry 2.0 4cl runs fine in dry weather.when it rains woun't start . pulled dist no moisture but no spark

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  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    I have a 1988 Mazda 626 that won't start in damp weather, especially in the morning. But by the afternoon when the weather has warmed a bit it starts instantly. I pulled a cable off one spark plug and got a strong orange spark while my wife cranked the engine. Could it be the fuel system?

  • Guolin Dec 26, 2008

    My 1994 Corolla has the same problem: it woun't start in dump/wet weather.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    If it is dry or cold out it runs fine. If its raining it runs rough or won't run at all.



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Replace the ignition coil under the distributor cap. What you have is a hairline crack in it, and, when it is damp, the spark arcs out of the crack to ground, no spark. This is a VERY common problem with older Camrys. Take the coil off, and look at it real closely. You will see black marks on it, from the crack. I am very sure that this will eliminate your problem. Thanks for choosing FixYa!

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