How to Test a Chevrolet Distributor?

Answer The distributor on Chevrolet vehicles is the device that directs the initial high voltage spark to the various spark plug wires and begins the burning of the vehicle's fuel to run the engine. If yo... Read More »

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How to Install a Chevrolet 5.0 Distributor?

Installing the a distributor on the 5.0L engine of your Chevrolet vehicle requires you to orient the engine's pistons so that the distributor will fit into the engine and to hook up the distributor... Read More »

How to Replace a Chevrolet Distributor?

Distributor adjustments and repairs are most commonly performed on the components within the upper half of the distributor, such as the rotor and the distributor cap. However, the shaft of the dist... Read More »

How to Wire the Distributor on a 1983 Chevrolet?

All 1983 Chevrolet vehicles use the HEI distributor produced by GM in the 1970s. Installing the distributor is fairly simple, but the spark plugs need to be wired in a certain order for the distrib... Read More »

How to Change the Distributor in a Chevrolet Cavalier?

Chevy Cavaliers made in certain years come with QUAD4 engines. The instructions in this article are specifically for changing the distributor in a 1996 Cavalier with a QUAD4 engine. The distributor... Read More »