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Old April 8th, 2009, 08:36 PM   #1
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I have a 94 Tracker that bogs down and sputters after I hit any decent size puddle. I have checked the air filter after doing this and it is dry. I have also put a new cap, wires and rotor on it and although that did make it run better it did not affect the water issue. I saw in one of these post someone mention fuses under the hood, I am not sure if this would affect anything? Any ideas of suggestions on what I might need to do or look at? Thanks
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Old April 8th, 2009, 09:46 PM   #2
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I hit any decent size puddle.
please define hit and puddle :)
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Hit meaning drive through it at anout 30 mph and puddle being about 20ft in diameter and from 6in to about a ft deep.
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drive slower
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Any ideas that don't involve changing the way I drive?
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Seal up fuse box in Tupperware container, same with computer (but make sure it won't overheat), Dielectrical grease on all connections, Seal things up with RTV, etc.


I'd just drive slower through deeper water

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Thanks for the input. Maybe if I go fast enough the I will just skip across the water instead of ot flying up under the hood.
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Make sure you don't have any cracks in the coil too.
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Coil? Where would that be located at? I am pretty clueless when it comes to this type of stuff.
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I am pretty clueless when it comes to this type of stuff.



its the metal looking box with a wire out of it that goes to the distributor (black/red round thingy on the back side of the head near the firewall), Its the thing that has a "spark plug wire" going to it, but its not a spark plug.


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Ah yeah I knew that. Sorry not that familiar with wroking on vehicles. ( as if you couldn't tell) I am better with sleds and small engines. Thanks for the suggestions.
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