Re: Moped won't start after thunder storm / rain? here's how to fix

Stephen Keller /
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> Mark Kinsler Wrote:

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> I've always used WD-40 or the Walmart version of it, which is just their

> general-purpose spray lubricant. Vastly cheaper and equally effective.

> Sometimes my ancient Geo Metro takes exception to a very wet day and

> becomes cranky to start, but a shot of the lube on distributor, ignition

> module, and spark plug wires makes it perk right up. Similarly, my

> various motorbikes have benefited from the same treatment.

>

> Note that if you ride in the rain and your cylinder gets wet the

> resulting steam will rise therefrom and condense upon any electrical

> components bolted to the frame above the cylinder. My old Suzuki did

> this regularly until I jacketed the ignition coil in some sort of

> raincoat.

Did that in my Baja bug back in the day! :)

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