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Reseal Your Honda Distributor - Instructables

 · Once distributor cap has been removed you can double check to make sure the oil leak is actually coming from inside the distributor. Use a flashlight to look inside at the most inner part of the shaft where the shaft seal is located, if there is a trail of oil under the seal then you have confirmed the oil leak (photo 2).

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oil in the distributor cap, need help - Celica Hobby

I'm doing a tune up on my car, spark plugs, wires, cap and rotor started off with the cap. Ummm when I was taking off the distributor cap on my 5sfe I noticed the bottom bolt was kind of oily, took off the cap, and noticed there was some oil in the cap, mostly around the …

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How to Install a Distributor: 14 Steps (with Pictures ...

 · The distributor has a plastic cap with spark plug wires coming out of it. There will be one wire for each cylinder of the engine. There will also be one additional wire connected to the ignition coil. Find the timing specifications for your vehicle. Replacing the distributor requires you to use a ...

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Honda Civic Distributor, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998 ...

Cracked distributor cap. ... To make your Honda Civic distributor last longer, you definitely have to take good care of it even if it's just a small component in your car. ... especially if the oil leaks from the distributor seals. You may just want to use a cloth to keep this part clean because using cleaning solutions may have a harmful ...

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Reinstalling Distributor Chevy Small Block | The H.A.M.B.

 · Then check your distributor to get the rotor lined up right by turning the distributor a bit. the cam on the distributor should have the points open in the right spot. Tighten the bolt on the distributor clamp, put the cap back on, put the plug back in and fire up the engine.

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How to Fix an Engine Oil Leak in Under 1 Hour - 2CarPros

The oil fill cap is used to add oil to the engine and is usually located on a valve cover. If this cap becomes loose or seal is broken or has failed to be reinstalled correctly after adding oil …

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What Would Cause A Distributor Cap To Keep Fouling Out

If the distributor is not aligned properly you can get the spark firing when the rotor is not aligned with the terminal, that will tear up the cap in no time. There is an official …

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What Would Cause A Distributor Cap To Keep Fouling Out

If the distributor is not aligned properly you can get the spark firing when the rotor is not aligned with the terminal, that will tear up the cap in no time. There is an official …

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Symptoms of a Bad Distributor Cap | DoItYourself.com

The distributor cap doesn't sound like such an important part, but it is integral to the performance of your car's engine. If the distributor cap is faulty then the ignition sequence inside your engine will be …

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Oil leaking from INSIDE distributor cap???? - SR20 Forum

 · oil leaked past the o-ring and got inside the distributor, and was actually drowning the crank angle sensor in oil. get a whole new dist. and o-ring, and your good to go. I'm selling all my old se-r parts and items off often. check out my ebay page for parts.

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Chevrolet C/K 10 Questions - Oil under distributor cap ...

in need of serious help i have a 1979 chevy 350 truck. i replaced the distributor cap, rotar, ignition coil, ignition coil module, starter, and spark plugs any help on his would be amazing im pretty s 3 Answers. in need of serious help i have a 1979 chevy 350 truck. i replaced the distributor cap, rotar, ignition coil, ignition coil module, starter, and spark plugs any help on his would be ...

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Flat Distributer Caps - Boat Talk - Chaparral Boats Owners ...

 · If you're looking to install a new cap and rotor for your MY 2000 5.0L EFI, MerCruiser part # 805759T3 or Quicksilver part # 805759Q3 is the cap & rotor kit. Biggest problem with that ignition was the ignition sensor * under the rotor.

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Oil in my Distributor..? | Yahoo Answers

 · 197o el camino, 350/350. as of late my car has been hesitating to accelerate from a dead stop, then when it does accelerate i feel it lacks power.. i took it to the mechanic and they told me I had oil in my distributor and that it could be a mis fire... it makes a sound like it has an exhaust leak but i checked... show more 197o el camino, 350/350.

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Removing and refitting the distributor | How a Car Works

Distributor cap High tension leads Pinch bolt and clamp plate Distributor drive shaft Vacuum advance Rotor arm Contact-breaker points Cap retaining clip The distributor With the distributor withdrawn from the engine and the cap removed, the points can be adjusted easily.

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Distributor leaking oil - faulty O Ring. diagnosis ...

 · Hi, I recently had to open up my distributor to re-screw the rotor once again. to my surprise the cap had oil in it and black powder. the stuff was all over the rotor as well. I have not have major issues with starting not engine ceasing (except for the rotor screw that keeps falling off). I cleaned it up as much as I can and re-installed ...

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Hot rodding the HEI distributor - Crankshaft Coalition Wiki

On a Chevy (and any other engine where the oil pump drive shaft is driven off the end of the distributor shaft), checking to see if the distributor is bottoming against the pump may be done by installing the distributor (cap and rotor removed for the test) in the engine with no gasket.

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How-To: Rebuild Distributor - Carolina Hondas

 · This thread applies to any work you need to do inside a Honda distributor, whether it be replacing the ignition coil, distributor cap, rotor button, etc...

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Honda Distributor Oil Seal Replacement - YouTube

 · In this video I cover repairing both internal and external oil leaks on 1994-1997 Honda 4 cylinder engine distributors. Many state if the distributor is leaking internally it can't be repaired and ...

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Oil in distributor cap - Car Forums and Automotive Chat

 · Oil in distributor cap. avman63. 03-08-2007, 11:07 AM. I have a 1991 camry with 268,000 miles. Recently it has been accumulating oil in the distributor cap. I have changed the o-ring on the distributor but that didn't help. ... Recently it has been accumulating oil in the distributor cap. I have changed the o-ring on the distributor but that ...

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Oil in My Distributor Cap??: My Car Just Quit on Me Last ...

My car just quit on me last week. I had new spark plugs, wires and a new distributor cap put in. When the mechanic was doing this, he found oil in the distributor cap.

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How To | Repair of Leaking Distributor O-Ring - YouTube

 · This video is made as an assignment for Automotive Skills II class.

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Distributor - Wikipedia

(The distributor shaft may also drive the oil pump.) ... The distributor cap has one post for each cylinder, and in points ignition systems there is a central post for the current from the ignition coil coming into the distributor. There are some exceptions however, ...

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Distributor leaking oil - Geo Metro Forum

 · Yes, oil is inside the cap/rotor area and dripping from inside the distributor, not from around the housing. I have two used good units so I can replace or fix the one I have in service. The one in use has the lowest mileage at 98k while my others have 154k and 170k.

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97 altima 2.4L stalling oil in distributor - Nissanhelp ...

 · My old '95 altima has a recent check engine light. I will eventually get around to pulling the distributor and replacing the "o" rings. I know that there is some oil leakage around the distributor.

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Chevrolet C/K 10 Questions - Oil under distributor cap ...

in need of serious help i have a 1979 chevy 350 truck. i replaced the distributor cap, rotar, ignition coil, ignition coil module, starter, and spark plugs any help on his would be amazing im pretty s 3 Answers. in need of serious help i have a 1979 chevy 350 truck. i replaced the distributor cap, rotar, ignition coil, ignition coil module, starter, and spark plugs any help on his would be ...

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1998 V70 AWD oil around and in distributor cap

 · Hey I had recently replaced my distributor cap and rotor because it seems oil is inside my cap. Is there a seal around the distributor or is this oil that can be coming from the top of the engine because of the oil fill cap.

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oil leak under distributor cap - Nissan Forum

 · oil leak under distributor cap hi folks! this is my first post, i have been lurking a while now though. thank you for all the excellent info! this is a great resource.

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Oil in your distributor - Answers.com

Oil in Distributor It's been a long time since I've faced this issue. To my recollection there are two causes for oil accumulation in the distributor: Someone lubricated the distributor cam and ...

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