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99 S-10 will not start in windy damp weather.

I am going to try the distributer cap and check for any cracked wires,anything else I should replace.147000 km on it,maybe plugs,wires and a fuel filter,rotor cap.twice now it would not start until the weather dried up and sluggish after that. my s-10 will not start, it is cold and damp outside, cranks very fast, fuel filter and plugs changed this past summer, can hear fuel pump when ignition is turned on. ???????????

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I would change all of it. Spark plug wires will leak under the high voltage w/o any outward signs. Unlikly fuel pump . Not effected by damp weather. If after all that and it still doesn't work, change the coil.

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