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I have a 97 sebring convertiable, the car runs fantastic most of the time except when the humidity is high, then it won't start. If I get it started early in the day and the humidity rises it still runs fine and will start all day, I have checked the cap, no cracks. I am sure it's in the spark as I have hot shoted it through the air intake with no change. If I crank and crank I get a week backfire once in a while and some times it starts, then after 10 min. it runs fine and starts without issue. Anyone have any Ideas?

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Sounds like the distributor is getting moisture inside. Try to wipe out the dist with a dry cloth to see if it will start.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 16, 2015

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You need to check the crank shaft sensor, it is mounted in the transmission bell housing, we see allot of cracks in the sensors that when they get wet the mostier gets into the sensor and fouls up the signal, it is a pretty easy fix.....GOOD LUCK

let me know if there is any thing else i can do for you.

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