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98 vw beetle misfiring after rain. New plugs, coil cas cracks????

I replaced the plugs but it didnt help, I removed the ignition module/coil and it has several cracks in it. Could this be the problem? Thanks

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Yes, this will allow for the energy being generated to the plugs to release onto anything close enough to give it a ground. I found a website that said to remove it and coat it with liquid steel 2 part epoxy. I did that on m y '98 Beetle and worked very well for about another year. These coil packs are a POS and VW knows it, but will do nothing to resolve the issue. I did see where they recalled all 2001 & 2002 VW's to replace them, but did nothing to acknowledge the previous years, which are of the same caliber.

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