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I power washed my engine yesterday now it stalls at stop lights and wont stay running. what do you think i did?

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If you have a distributor, take the cap off and check for moisture in the cap. Also check the ignition wires to make sure you didn't blow them loose or move them too close to a ground such that they may leak sparks to ground points.

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