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1998 Acura TL Question: Starting problem in rain



, 5 Cylinder, Carlsbad, CA, February 06, 2010, 06:30

Dear sir,
With referance to your earlier answer on this problem i want to clerify one confusion, it may not catch fire if i use mixture of isopropyle alcohol and water on running engine,i little bit afraid of this that'swhy i want to makesure in this regard.Pl guide me and oblige.

Nilesh Mehta.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, February 06, 2010, 11:37

    To test the insulation of the ignition spark plug wires I use water in a spray bottle sprayed on the spark plug wires with the engine running. If the engine starts to stumble or stall the insulation of the plug wires has failed. If the car intermittently stalls it could be the ignition switch electrical portion or the main/fuel pump relay but start by inspecting your ignition system.

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    Visitor, July 10, 2010, 06:27

    put a complete set of wires on car.

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