Why does your Hyundai xg300 stall when you drive through water?
It could be that your ignition wires are getting wet and grounding out. You might want to replace the spark plug wires and coil wire.
For those Landcruisers that are equipped with a snorkel, it allows the vehicle to cross through bodies of water which normally would be impassable. The snorkel is attached to the air intake for the engine and effectively raises the location of the air intake such that the vehicle can drive through water that normally would be sucked into the air intake causing a stall.
stalling while driving thru water is caused by water getting into the electrics.usaully the water has been thrown over engine by the fan and the spark plugs and distributer have got wet once theses are died out the car will usually run again. this is one reason, emergency agencies tell you not to drive thru water
You have to get wet and walk to wherever you were going. Cars stall when water gets over the hood and into the engine. Usually they are OK once they dry out, but have a mechanic check to be sure if you have any other problems after that. generally it is reccomended not to attempt to drive through water, unless of course you are aquaman on ecstacy. nevermind the fact that your car will die…
any of you honda atvs or utvs that have a rubber boot on the drive shaft can get water in the engine oil through the smallest of cracks, tears, or holes in the boot. Especially if youre doing extensive travel in mud and water. If you have water in your oil thats where i'd look first( inspect the drive shaft boot)
A car will stall when driven through standing water if the ignition system is not watertight. Worn spark plug wires and coil wire, improperly seated spark plug wires, or loose distributor cap are all possibilities. There is a spray called CRC or some agent that promotes a water drying action can be used to dry out a wet distributor cap and wires. Drying off the electrical components will remove the moisture that is grounding the…