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Old 05-25-2006, 07:33 AM
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Only when it's wet and damp

Only when it's wet and damp outside does this occur, between 25 and 35 mph I step on the gas and it hesitates, feels like it misses and then takes off. I'm not flooring it. The car temp is cold and after I drive it for about 30 minutes she's fine. I just had the distributer cap, rotar and plugs replaced. 1990 420 SEL any suggestions guys? Thanks again for all your help. Siduri

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Old 05-25-2006, 09:52 AM
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Watch the plug wires in the dark for arcing.. they are suspect.
.next time it does it, spray them with WD40 and retry.. if that solved it, change them
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Old 05-25-2006, 08:42 PM
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thank you arthur, will do.
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Old 05-26-2006, 12:47 AM
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Ditto on what Arthur says. I personally replaced plug wires on a couple of 380 V8s for the same problem. Fixed the problem.

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