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1994 Volvo 940, 4-cylinder non-turbo. Car starts fine when weather is dry. However, we have had recent cold/snow/rain and it is very damp. Car has full gas tank and good battery and will continue to crank but NOT catch when wet outside. Question: What is best guess on problem..when a car will start and run fine when dry outside, but will not start when wet?

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I suggest that you look for secondary voltage leaks from the ignition system. Moisture causes dirt to become a pathway for this spark voltage. Look inside all wire connections, for any corrosion. A scope can test this, but typically a home does not have a scope...

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