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2001 volkswagen golf runs rough after and during rain

Car runs rough when wet. replaced wires and plugs. what am i missing.

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  • laker1761 Mar 10, 2009

    replaced wires and plugs. is coil pack common problem?

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You may have a bad coil pack

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  • robert pergola Mar 11, 2009

    also use die-electric grease on both ends of the plug wires.

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ok laker1761,

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