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post #1 of 8 Old 02-10-2009, 02:38 PM Thread Starter
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jeep does not like puddles???

got this problem again,if i drive thru slightest puddle , jeep starts to miss fire and you cant rev it out for two or three minetes then it clears and seems ok,it does not give you much hope in this country as it is allways raining?, 1999 2.5 tj,never had this problem with my yj, any help/advice would be appreciated,thanks...........

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post #2 of 8 Old 02-10-2009, 02:42 PM
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make sure your distributer cap is tight

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Check your distributor cap seal. Sounds like there's a wire issue somewhere.

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check your dist cap for tightness and cracks. put some dialectric grease on the dist cap contacts and SP contacts. run a bead of silicon on caps mating surface. check that wire have no cracks.

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dont go to wharton

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start your engine, take a spray bottle of water and start spraying around (distributor, plug wires, also vacume hoses)
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Was your YJ FI or Carb? If you really want to run a lot of the wet stuff, a carb is the only way to go. FI just has more things H20 can screw up.
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Originally Posted by rickm8 View Post
dont go to wharton
considering he'd have to drive across the atlantic to do it, I think it's a safe bet he won't. Soaked my distributor cap a couple times in the Pines so I do get you point. Water Rd can be a ***** after it rains.
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