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Re: car wont start
Need more information. Could still be electrical issue i.e. ecm under the distributor cap. Wet older wires probable. These cars have susceptible electronic components you can't see but water will find. You may just have to wait it out a couple of days.
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Check for spark at the distributor if no spark check or replace coil pack. also check to see distributor is turning while engine cranking, if not, possible worn out or broken gear tooth on shaft inside engine.
if distributor turns, check for burnt or worn out points and/or contacts on distributor cap.
the engine (there are more than one engine) has a distributor. "have spark at coil down to dizzy but no spark at plugs" this can mean only 2 things. 1: spark wires are dead. all 4, kinda hard to believe huh? 2: the dizzy is way off time. so time the dizzy and now spark lands on each wire term. if not a dizzy engine, post exact version of engine and country.
If the Starter isn't turning the engine over, but you hear a clicking sound, you may have a bad Starter. If the Starter is turning the engine over, but you are getting no Spark, you may have a failed Camshaft or Crankshaft Position Sensor, or your Timing Belt may have jumped or broken(common on the neons). If the Starter is turning the engine over, but you are getting Spark, you may have a failed fuel pump, fuel pump relay, or fuel pressure regulator.
Before you start replacing sensor, double check the Timing belt to ensure it hasn't broken or jumped, and check to see if you are getting a spark or not.
just sounds like something has got wet that sholdnt have, when it dries the vehicle will start again. i had one and i was washing the engine off at the car wash, done the same thing, died, and wouldnt start. got the coil dried back off, wires, and distributor and cap, and it fired right back up..
If it will turn over check to see if its fuel or fire. To check for fuel, spray quick start for a few seconds into intake. If it starts and stops. its fuel. Change fuel filter and check fuel pump. If it does not start its fire, Could be distributor cap, rotor, coil, spark plug wires or spark plugs. If it does not turn over it could be battery or starter. Check battrey connections, ground strap from motor to body and ground wire from battery to motor and body.
Check for broken timing belt. Put a screew into spark plug head put the other end close but not touching to a metal engine part. have some one check for spark while you turn over engine. if thei is no spark check with distributor cap off if the rotor rotates when engine is being tuned over. if not then check timing chain. Good luck.