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I have a 1999 gmc safari and lately everytime it rains (just started last week) it will turn over but wont start can you help me

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  • cammyrose Dec 11, 2008

    I have a 94 Safari and it doesn't start if it rains or there is moisture in the air such as fog. On a sunny dry day it starts with no problem. I'm wondering if moisture is getting into th distributor somehow. Or could it be electrical?

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It sounds as though there may be a crack on the distributor cap, or the disteibuter cap is not seated squarely in place. Moisture in the distributor cap will cause the symptoms you have described.

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On a dry day spray the ignition system with a water spray bottle before you start it.Look and listen for arcing. If it doesn't start replace the distributor cap, rotor, wires and spark plugs.

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Have you ever had a tune up on this van such as plugs, wires, cap ,rotor

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