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Starting problems My car won't start on hot and humid days,why? Car has been sitting in our warehouse and started right up. Drove for a short distance and would not start. Used jumper cables , but would not turn over. This is my daughters car, and when she was in LA she had this problem all the time in the summer.

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Willing to bet distributor. Had same probs.with my 90 civic lx. Live in Va very hot and humid. Condensation in distributor do to cracked cap which could not see. This solved my problem hope it helps u.

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Try first replacing the spark plugs

Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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    Try first replacing the spark plugs, as dirty or old plugs can give you troubles on start.
    More likely the problem is caused either by carburetor settings or electronic distribution, depending on the model.
    If it is a carburetor model then the Choke that helps the car to start in cold and wert conditions must be regulated.
    If it is electronic injection, a scanner must be connected to the ECU that is the module that among other thing controls electronic injection.
    Both tasks should be performed by a qualified mechanic.


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