Starting in cool and humid weather

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Starting in cool and humid weather

#1 Post by CherryBombZ28 » Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:02 am

Went to go move the Racecar the other day. Had it parked outside for a couple weeks and we've had a bunch of rain the last little while so it's been pretty humid. It has a car cover over it but when I went to try to start it, it didn't wanna crank over. Do I just need to give the battery a boost or is the cool and humid weather not letting it start properly?

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Re: Starting in cool and humid weather

#2 Post by bracketchev1221 » Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:31 am

That sounds like an electrical issue. If the battery is good, the car should crank over in any weather. An engine with no choke will be a little difficult to fire and stay running when cold out, but it should still crank on the starter without issue.

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