Originally Posted by Nos4r2
I'd do that anyway just to eliminate it.
Holts Damp Start is quite useful for keeping the water out after cleaning them-it's a spray on waterproof plastic film. Don't use it on anything other than electrics and once it's on you need to spray it again if you disturb anything (changing plugs etc)
thanks nos. let me see if i understand what you guys are saying:
its possible that the HT leads are dirty and cleaning them with solvent and then spraying them w/Holts will seal out any moisture that is getting in thereby solving the shocking problem. does this sound correct?