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Old 04-04-2008, 08:41 AM   #1
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stuttering after rain

hey guys, it's been a long time since i've posted on here which means i've either got new mods or i'm having an issue. unfortunately i'm here for the latter.. fortunately, i think the problem is minor.

i've noticed lately after a hard rain that my jeep develops a stutter when i go to start it up. it's like it's missing and running on 3 cylinders. as i get into the higher RPMs, the stutter will smooth out and it will start firing on all 4 and jerk a little. then as i drive it more, the problem smooths out and goes away. this only happens after a hard rain though. oh and this morning (we got a metric crapton of rain last night) it was doing it real bad and the CEL even blinked at me for a few seconds. do you think it's just plugs / wires or something like that?

oh and i have the 2.5 with a measly 68,xxx miles on my 2000 wrangler.

thanks in advance.

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Old 04-04-2008, 09:11 AM   #2
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usually wires, at 60k should replace plugs to, and cap and rotor if that has those for that year to.

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yep, sounds just like what my 98 was doing when I has some pin holes in my wires and they would get water/moister on them. would heat up, evaporate and go away. good luck.
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Old 04-04-2008, 09:56 AM   #4
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cool. thanks guys. i'll plan on a little tune up this weekend then.
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