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Chev 2000 Diesel Cube Van - Wont start after sitting in the rain

I have a Diesel 2000 chev 16ft box cube van.
When the unit is out at a jobsite and sits in the rain all day, it will turn over but the truck wont fire. The strange part about the whole ordeal is that the fuel gauge on the truck spikes well past full when you turn the key on and get ready to start the truck. The one time we had the vehicle towed to a nearby dealership and then looked at the next morning, and the truck turned over fine.

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Have the resistance checked on your ignition wires! When it's wet, the wires break down or don't allow enough voltage to get through to the plugs. Therefore the spark is weak & the van won't start. You may have to change them. Good luck!

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