Ford Escort Intermittent Starting Problem

Hi All, I have a 98 Ford Escort Wagon LX, which has given me starting problems, both times after going through a Car Wash. The engine doesn't crank, the battery looks good (all lights are bright).
Boosting the car doesn't help ofcourse. After leaving the car for 2 - 10 hours, the car STARTS up.
This is what I have done so far. - Cleaned Battery Terminals - Tried Changing from Park to Neutral back to Part and tried to start thinking it would be neutral/park sensor. No Cigar. - Checked Ground to chasis...its fine.
Again, as mentioned, it starts up after 2 - 10 hours, so I am thinking it is moisture related, but not sure where. I have heard some people mentioning cable going to starter relay? Not sure what the problem could be. Anyone experience similar problem?
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How many miles are on the car? I'd be checking the spark plug wires.
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Although your problem is not Escort specifc, or even Ford specific, you might learn a few things by going here: http://www.feoa.net
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I have a 98 Escort sedan that acted similar. Turned out to be the starter motor.
John

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