How to Replace the Distributor Cap & Rotor?

Answer Maintaining the care of your vehicle is an important aspect of becoming a driver. One thing that should be checked is your vehicle's distributor caps and rotors. The purpose of the distributor caps... Read More »

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How to Replace the Distributor Rotor and Cap on a Mazda 626?

The distributor cap and rotor on your Mazda 626 help the ignition system distribute the high voltage produced by the ignition coil to the spark plugs. Over time, the distributor cap and rotor may d... Read More »

How to Take Off the Distributor Cap Rotor?

Distributor caps and rotors relay the ignition spark from the distributor to the spark plugs in the proper timing to fire the engine. Most caps and rotors are past their prime at roughly 24,000 mil... Read More »

How to Remove a Distributor Cap and Rotor?

If your SUV, truck or car begins to misfire or not start at all, it may be because the distributor and rotor need to be changed. The distributor and the distributor cap receive electric signals fro... Read More »

How to Install a Distributor Rotor and Cap?

Both the distributor and rotor are subject to wear and tear. It's estimated that the rotor will make approximately 45 million revolutions during 30,000 miles. This causes the contacts to wear out a... Read More »