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When wet it loses power

Whenever the roads are wet my car loses all electrical power. It is currently at the garage where they state they have gone through everything and can find nothing wrong. This happens as I am driving down the road, the lights will dim, dashboard lights go off, heater goes off, wipers, etc.-all things electrical. At the same time all the dummy lights come on the dashboard, I step on the gas and it bogs down. Tune up was done last summer, starter, alternator & battery are all in working order.As I stated, this only happens when it is wet on the roads (when I'm driving it).

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Have them check the crankshaft sensor. sometimes they crank and when the water hits them the car dies out. its quite common on the 3.0l

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

  • svtguy88 Feb 13, 2009

    sorry typo meant to say sometimes they crack

  • svtguy88 Feb 13, 2009

    sorry typo meant to say sometimes they crack

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