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1992 Honda Accord Distributor 4 Cyl 2.2L Cardone - New Distributor

P311-0235D4E    84-17426  New

30100P12A01 , TD59P , 30100P0JA01 , 30100PT3A12

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Cardone
1997 Honda Civic del Sol Distributor 4 Cyl 1.6L Cardone - New Distributor

P311-55EB3F3    84-17420  New

30100P2EA01 , 30105P2EA01

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Cardone Distributor
  • New Electronic Distributor
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1997 - Honda Civic del Sol L 4 Cyl 1.6L - 1595
Cardone
1992 Cadillac Commercial Chassis Distributor 8 Cyl 5.7L Cardone - New Distributor

P311-38FEA08    84-1830  New

1104048 , 1103880 , 1103838 , 1103952 , 1103827 , 1103749

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1992 - Cadillac Commercial Chassis V 8 Cyl 5.7L 350 -
Cardone
1997 Chevrolet C2500 Distributor 8 Cyl 5.0L Cardone - New Distributor

P311-1C26576    84-1829  New

1104051 , 1104079 , 1104058 , 12570425

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      • Guaranteed Fit And Function
      • Meets Or Exceeds O.e.m Performance
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1997 - Chevrolet C2500 V 8 Cyl 5.0L 305 -
Cardone
2002 Chevrolet Astro Distributor 6 Cyl 4.3L Cardone - New Distributor

P311-51F8FD9    84-1639  New

8011040570 , 1104078 , 1103976 , 8011040500 , 1104057 , 12570426 , 1104050 , 12598210

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  • New Electronic Distributor
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      • Each Distributor Includes The Cap And Rotor To Make Installation A Snap
      • Guaranteed Fit And Function
      • Meets Or Exceeds O.e.m Performance
  • CARDONE New Distributors are backed by CARDONE Engineered Technology, which ensures that all CARDONE New Distributors meet proper form, fit and function. CARDONE Engineered Technology is based on over 40 years of reverse-engineering expertise, where original design weaknesses are identified and corrected, resulting in premium-quality, brand-new parts you can rely on. Installing a CARDONE Distributor on your vehicle will ensure that proper voltage is transmitted to the spark plugs in the correct timing pattern so that your vehicle will perform on command.
Brand: Cardone
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2002 - Chevrolet Astro V 6 Cyl 4.3L 262 -
Cardone
1987 Chevrolet Caprice Distributor 8 Cyl 5.7L Cardone - New Distributor

P311-38FEA08    84-1830  New

1104048 , 1103880 , 1103838 , 1103952 , 1103827 , 1103749

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Cardone Distributor
  • New Electronic Distributor
  • with Police Package Contains Cap & Rotor Electronic
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      • Dust Covers And Gaskets Are Also Included On Honda Applications For Your Convenience
      • Each Distributor Includes The Cap And Rotor To Make Installation A Snap
      • Guaranteed Fit And Function
      • Meets Or Exceeds O.e.m Performance
  • CARDONE New Distributors are backed by CARDONE Engineered Technology, which ensures that all CARDONE New Distributors meet proper form, fit and function. CARDONE Engineered Technology is based on over 40 years of reverse-engineering expertise, where original design weaknesses are identified and corrected, resulting in premium-quality, brand-new parts you can rely on. Installing a CARDONE Distributor on your vehicle will ensure that proper voltage is transmitted to the spark plugs in the correct timing pattern so that your vehicle will perform on command.
Brand: Cardone
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1987 - Chevrolet Caprice V 8 Cyl 5.7L 350 -
Cardone
1998 Infiniti QX4 Distributor 6 Cyl 3.3L Cardone - New Distributor

P311-0E9EFD4    84-58600  New

221000W001 , 221007B001 , 221001W601 , XF5Z12127AA , 221007B000 , 221001W600

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Cardone Distributor
  • New Electronic Distributor
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  • New Distributor
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      • Each Distributor Includes The Cap And Rotor To Make Installation A Snap
      • Guaranteed Fit And Function
      • Meets Or Exceeds O.e.m Performance
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Brand: Cardone
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1998 - Infiniti QX4 V 6 Cyl 3.3L - 3275
Cardone
1995 Toyota Celica Distributor 4 Cyl 2.2L Cardone - Reman. Distributor

P311-4E4D663    31-77429  Remanufactured

1905074030 , 1905074040 , 1905074020 , 1905074010

Qty:
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Cardone Distributor
  • Remanufactured Electronic Distributor
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      • Guaranteed Fit And Function
      • Meets Or Exceeds O.e.m. Performance
      • O.e. Components With Consistently High Failure Rates Are 100% Replaced Or Repaired To Meet Or Exceed O.e. Performance
      • Precise Machining Tolerances Prevent Oil Leakage, Poor Timing, Setting Of The "check Engine" Light, And Premature Failure
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  • CARDONE Remanufactured Distributors provide reliable performance at the best price. Installing a CARDONE Distributor on your vehicle will ensure that proper voltage is transmitted to the spark plugs in the correct timing pattern so that your vehicle will perform on command.
Brand: Cardone
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Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
1995 - Toyota Celica L 4 Cyl 2.2L - 2164
Cardone
1992 Toyota Camry Distributor 4 Cyl 2.2L Cardone - Reman. Distributor

P311-4E4D663    31-77429  Remanufactured

1905074030 , 1905074040 , 1905074020 , 1905074010

Qty:
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Cardone Distributor
  • Remanufactured Electronic Distributor
  • Electronic
  • Reman. Distributor
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      • 100% New Points And Condensers Installed Where Applicable
      • All Electronic Module Components Are 100% Computer Tested To Ensure Full Functionality
      • Automated Test Equipment Verifies Signal Strength, Correct Polarity Of Wire Harness, Air Gap, Crank Reluctor Tooth Size, As Well As Ignition Coil And Pickup Performance
      • Guaranteed Fit And Function
      • Meets Or Exceeds O.e.m. Performance
      • O.e. Components With Consistently High Failure Rates Are 100% Replaced Or Repaired To Meet Or Exceed O.e. Performance
      • Precise Machining Tolerances Prevent Oil Leakage, Poor Timing, Setting Of The "check Engine" Light, And Premature Failure
      • Remanufactured Under Stringent Quality Standards To Ensure Product Reliability
  • CARDONE Remanufactured Distributors provide reliable performance at the best price. Installing a CARDONE Distributor on your vehicle will ensure that proper voltage is transmitted to the spark plugs in the correct timing pattern so that your vehicle will perform on command.
Brand: Cardone
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1992 - Toyota Camry L 4 Cyl 2.2L - 2164
Cardone
1994 Toyota MR2 Distributor 4 Cyl 2.2L Cardone - Reman. Distributor

P311-4E4D663    31-77429  Remanufactured

1905074030 , 1905074040 , 1905074020 , 1905074010

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Cardone Distributor
  • Remanufactured Electronic Distributor
  • From 09/1993 Electronic
  • Reman. Distributor
  • Product Attributes:
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      • 100% New Points And Condensers Installed Where Applicable
      • All Electronic Module Components Are 100% Computer Tested To Ensure Full Functionality
      • Automated Test Equipment Verifies Signal Strength, Correct Polarity Of Wire Harness, Air Gap, Crank Reluctor Tooth Size, As Well As Ignition Coil And Pickup Performance
      • Guaranteed Fit And Function
      • Meets Or Exceeds O.e.m. Performance
      • O.e. Components With Consistently High Failure Rates Are 100% Replaced Or Repaired To Meet Or Exceed O.e. Performance
      • Precise Machining Tolerances Prevent Oil Leakage, Poor Timing, Setting Of The "check Engine" Light, And Premature Failure
      • Remanufactured Under Stringent Quality Standards To Ensure Product Reliability
  • CARDONE Remanufactured Distributors provide reliable performance at the best price. Installing a CARDONE Distributor on your vehicle will ensure that proper voltage is transmitted to the spark plugs in the correct timing pattern so that your vehicle will perform on command.
Brand: Cardone
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1994 - Toyota MR2 L 4 Cyl 2.2L - 2164
Cardone
1992 Toyota MR2 Distributor 4 Cyl 2.2L Cardone - Reman. Distributor

P311-4E4D663    31-77429  Remanufactured

1905074030 , 1905074040 , 1905074020 , 1905074010

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Cardone Distributor
  • Remanufactured Electronic Distributor
  • From 01/1992 Electronic
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      • Automated Test Equipment Verifies Signal Strength, Correct Polarity Of Wire Harness, Air Gap, Crank Reluctor Tooth Size, As Well As Ignition Coil And Pickup Performance
      • Guaranteed Fit And Function
      • Meets Or Exceeds O.e.m. Performance
      • O.e. Components With Consistently High Failure Rates Are 100% Replaced Or Repaired To Meet Or Exceed O.e. Performance
      • Precise Machining Tolerances Prevent Oil Leakage, Poor Timing, Setting Of The "check Engine" Light, And Premature Failure
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Brand: Cardone
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1992 - Toyota MR2 L 4 Cyl 2.2L - 2164
Cardone
2002 Mitsubishi Galant Distributor 6 Cyl 3.0L Cardone - Includes Cap & Rotor

P311-0B88B47    W0133-1899354  New

Qty:
$43.00 $829.20
Cardone Distributor
  • ; Production: 06/2001-
  • Includes Cap & Rotor
Brand: Cardone
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2002 - Mitsubishi Galant V 6 Cyl 3.0L 181 2972 Fr:06-00-01
Cardone
2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse Distributor 6 Cyl 3.0L Cardone - Includes Cap & Rotor

P311-0B88B47    W0133-1899354  New

Qty:
$43.00 $829.20
Cardone Distributor
  • Includes Cap & Rotor
Brand: Cardone
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2004 - Mitsubishi Eclipse V 6 Cyl 3.0L 181 2972
Spectra Premium
1997 Acura EL Distributor Spectra Premium - with Cap, Rotor & Coil

P311-118DEE1    W0133-1837122  New

Qty:
$394.80
Spectra Premium Distributor
  • ; (TEC TD-80U)
  • with Cap, Rotor & Coil
Brand: Spectra Premium
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1997 - Acura EL
Spectra Premium
1997 Acura EL Distributor Spectra Premium

P311-118DEE1    W0133-1837122  New

Qty:
$394.80
Spectra Premium Distributor
  • ; (TEC TD-80U)
Brand: Spectra Premium
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1997 - Acura EL
Spectra Premium
1996 Honda Civic Distributor Spectra Premium - with Cap, Rotor & Coil

P311-118DEE1    W0133-1837122  New

Qty:
$394.80
Spectra Premium Distributor
  • ; TEC TD-80U
  • with Cap, Rotor & Coil
Brand: Spectra Premium
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1996 - Honda Civic D16Y7
Spectra Premium
1996 Honda Civic Distributor Spectra Premium

P311-118DEE1    W0133-1837122  New

Qty:
$394.80
Spectra Premium Distributor
  • ; TEC TD-80U
Brand: Spectra Premium
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1996 - Honda Civic D16Y7
Spectra Premium
1997 Honda Civic Distributor Spectra Premium - with Cap, Rotor & Coil

P311-118DEE1    W0133-1837122  New

Qty:
$394.80
Spectra Premium Distributor
  • ; Models made in Japan (TEC TD-80U)
  • with Cap, Rotor & Coil
Brand: Spectra Premium
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1997 - Honda Civic LX
Spectra Premium
1998 Honda Civic Distributor Spectra Premium

P311-118DEE1    W0133-1837122  New

Qty:
$394.80
Spectra Premium Distributor
  • ; Models made in Japan (TEC TD-80U)
Brand: Spectra Premium
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1998 - Honda Civic D16Y8 Sedan

Latest Distributor Repair and Installation Advice

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2000 Blazer 4.3L Eng. swap

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Question From davidwis77 on 2000 Blazer 4.3L Eng. swap

swapped out the eng, took my time, there is spark and fuel. But does not start.. Any suggestions?

Response From Sidom


swapped out the eng, took my time, there is spark and fuel. But does not start.. Any suggestions?


Where & how are you checking for spark??? Off the coil wire or plug wire???? Any chance you got an old rotor back in there (maybe with a hole in it)

Response From davidwis77

right off of plug #1

Response From Hammer Time

Something is not true here.

Response From davidwis77

she just wont start... spark and fuel.. Good.
I'm checking for TDC tomorrow, go from there. Thinking it might be something to do with the Security feature? No gas to the injectors?

Response From Hammer Time

Follow this to the "T" and then post the results.


All "crank, no start" conditions are approached in the same way. Every engine requires certain functions to be able to run. Some of these functions rely on specific components to work and some components are part of more than one function so it is important to see the whole picture to be able to conclude anything about what may have failed. Also, these functions can ONLY be tested during the failure. Any other time and they will simply test good because the problem isn't present at the moment.
If you approach this in any other way, you are merely guessing and that only serves to replace unnecessary parts and wastes money.



Every engine requires spark, fuel and compression to run. That's what we have to look for.

These are the basics that need to be tested and will give us the info required to isolate a cause.

1) Test for spark at the plug end of the wire using a spark tester. If none found, check for power supply on the + terminal of the coil with the key on.


2) Test for injector pulse using a small bulb called a noid light. If none found, check for power supply at one side of the injector with the key on.


3) Use a fuel pressure gauge to test for correct fuel pressure, also noticing if the pressure holds when key is shut off.

4) If all of these things check good, then you would need to do a complete compression test.

Once you have determined which of these functions has dropped out,
you will know which system is having the problem.

Response From Discretesignals

What did you swap the engine with?

Response From davidwis77

the same size/cc vortec, a rebuilt one..

Response From Discretesignals

What is the fuel pressure?

Response From davidwis77

Have not checked yet...
I have to point out, it may not be at end point of center, before i installed the dis. cap/rotor... Would the Eng. Still at least start?

Response From Discretesignals

If the distributor isn't indexed correctly, the engine will not start. The engine won't start if the fuel pressure isn't at least 55 psi or more either.

Response From davidwis77

ok, 55 PSI. Thank you. The swap went fine, did the fuel filter as well. i tried starter fluid down the trottle body, still would even start.. Any other suggestions?

Response From Discretesignals Top Rated Answer

It should have done something if you used starting fluid.

Check your firing order and be sure the distributor is indexed correctly.

IMPORTANT: Rotate the number (1) cylinder to Top Dead Center (TDC) of the compression stroke. The engine front cover has 2 alignment tabs and the crankshaft balancer has 2 alignment marks (spaced 90 degrees apart) which are used for positioning number 1 piston at top dead center (TDC). With the piston on the compression stroke and at top dead center, the crankshaft balancer alignment mark (1) must align with the engine front cover tab (2) and the crankshaft balancer alignment mark (4) must align with the engine front cover tab (3).

1. Rotate the crankshaft balancer clockwise until the alignment marks on the crankshaft balancer are aligned with the tabs on the engine front cover and the number (1) piston is at top dead center of the compression stroke.

NOTE: The distributor driven gear and rotor may be installed in multiple positions. In order to avoid mistakes, mark the distributor on the following components in order to ensure the same mounting position upon reassembly:
- The distributor driven gear
- The distributor shaft
- The rotor holes
Installing the driven gear 180 degrees out of alignment, or locating the rotor in the wrong holes, will cause a no-start condition. Premature engine wear or damage may result.

2. Align white paint mark on the bottom stem of the distributor, and the pre-drilled indent hole in the bottom of the gear (3).

3. With the gear in this position, the rotor segment should be positioned as shown for a V6 engine (1) or V8 engine (2).
^ The alignment will not be exact.
^ If the driven gear is installed incorrectly, the dimple will be approximately 180 degrees opposite of the rotor segment when it is installed in the distributor.

4. Using a long screw driver, align the oil pump drive shaft to the drive tab of the distributor.
5. Guide the distributor into the engine.

Ensure that the spark plug towers are perpendicular to the centerline of the engine.

6. Once the distributor is fully seated, the rotor segment should be aligned with the pointer cast into the distributor base.
- This pointer may have a 6 cast into it, indicating that the distributor is to be used on a 6 cylinder engine or a 8 cast into it, indicating that the distributor is to be used on a 8 cylinder engine.
- If the rotor segment does not come within a few degrees of the pointer, the gear mesh between the distributor and the camshaft may be off a tooth or more.
- If this is the case, repeat the procedure again in order to achieve proper alignment.

NOTE: Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Fasteners requiring replacement or fasteners requiring the use of thread locking compound or sealant are identified in the service procedure. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.

7. Install the distributor mounting clamp bolt.

Tighten
Tighten the distributor clamp bolt to 25 Nm (18 lb ft).

8. Install the distributor cap.
9. Install two NEW distributor cap screws.

Tighten
Tighten the screws to 2.4 Nm (21 lb in).

10. Install the electrical connector to the distributor.
11. Install the spark plug wires to the distributor cap.
12. Install the ignition coil wire.
The wire must not touch anything like the dip stick, rubbing will make a ground/short after time of use.

IMPORTANT: If the Malfunction Indicator lamp is turned on after installing the distributor, and a DTC P1345 is found, the distributor has been installed incorrectly. Repeat Installation Procedure 2 if Malfunction Indicator lamp is turned on after installing the distributor.

13. Check the Malfunction Indicator Lamp.

Response From davidwis77

ok, many thanks!! I will do this tomorrow.

Response From Discretesignals

To figure out if number one is on compression, remove the #1 spark plug and disable the coil by unplugging it's electrical connector. Have someone crank the engine until you feel a large puff of air come out the spark plug hole. That will get you close to TDC on compression. Line the mark on the balancer then install your distributor as noted above.

Good luck and let us know how it turns out.

Response From davidwis77

will do my friend!

Response From davidwis77

So if the block is not at top dead center and the timing is off with the Dist. Etc.
It will not start at then ?

Distributor wiring

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Question From sebastienscar on Distributor wiring

My Car is a Honda 1998 Civic LX, 4 cyl., 1.6 engine

Hello Mechanics, I just replced my starter and displaced the distributor wires. How can I verify where they should be pluged in to at the distributor cap?

Thanks, Sebastien

Response From Tom Greenleaf Top Rated Answer

Argh! First thing always is to not mess up wiring order. Best I could find in archives is this. May or may not be correct or help for you exact car but I'll post it anyway,

http://mysite.verizon.net/crzydave/dist.jpgT

1988 GMC S15 2.5 liter Electronic Distributor T.B.I.

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Question From irishmantx on 1988 GMC S15 2.5 liter Electronic Distributor T.B.I.

Dear Tom and Group,

It turns out, after having one to many shade tree idiots, think my truck is a carbureated
system, after I tell them its fuel injected, the 'tune up' damaged the Hall Effect Switch -
O'Reilly Part Number ME62 $94.99 + tax The distributor cap was not properly seated, and
the rotor 'damaged' or 'chewed up' this part.

A 'better' technician did test with the noid light, the Hall Effect Switch inside the distributor
system was damaged, and not letting current / electrical flow to start the injector. In short
it mechanicaly cranks, but electronically dead. :P I've ordered a new distributor with a lifetime
warranty. I hope this solve the issue for sure, if not I'll try to keep everyone posted if they are
interested...

Main thing for sure, the 1988 GMC S15 Distributor has lots of integrated teeny tiny parts inside
the distributor that can be damaged and also cause issues with starting (That is, when the distributor
cap, is not properly seated and snapped in, thus the rotor acts like a garbage disposal,
chopping up anything inside!) . Most of the micro parts are inside this particular distributor. For you Chevy
lovers who know what I'm talking about. I want to know how many components are inside this particular
distributor?

As soon as the distributor comes in, I can only hope it will solve the crank / non-start issue. I'll stick to
the older cars. :P "Mature Women and Mature Cars Need Love Too." :-)

If possible please let me know?

Shalom,
Michael D. Lucas
76531

Response From re-tired


Response From Hammer Time Top Rated Answer

RT, can't read that nor enlarge that image.

Response From re-tired

enlarged for your viewing pleasure*************

Response From Tom Greenleaf

LMAOROF - enlarged is good RT - Oh my, get mind out of gutter. Michael, if found distributor all messed up cap and all that is the place to start with,

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What keeps wrecking my distributor

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Question From dan13l on What keeps wrecking my distributor

Rover 216 gti the distributor has failed twice
What is it

Response From Hammer Time

Time to buy better parts.

Response From Discretesignals Top Rated Answer

Not very much information to go on that you provided. Maybe if you put in a little more information as to what the problem is that you are replacing the distributor for and what part of the distributor failed, you may just get some better answers. Put a little more effort into your thread.

If you don't know how to make a thread then read this:

http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/General_Discussions_F5/PLEASE_HELP_US_HELP_YOU_P20071/

1999 S-10 Distributor removal

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Question From Guest on 1999 S-10 Distributor removal

Was wondering if anyone can run down the best way of marking and removing the distributor on a 1999 s-10 4.3 vortec engine, so I can install an new intake manifold gasket. Anything would be great. Thanks

Response From Hammer Time Top Rated Answer

You have to mark the position of the outside if the distributor in relation to the manifold (mark something on the housing to align with something in the engine compartment) and mark the rotor position in relation to the distributor housing so you can know exactly how to put it back where is was before removing it.

Response From Guest

Thanks for taking the time, that doesn't sound to bad. Have a great day !

Response From Hammer Time

If when you finish you get a check engine light with a P1345 code, then you missed the mark and you will need a Tech2 scan tool to fine tune it.
It only gives you, I believe 3 degrees either direction before it will put the check engine light on.

Response From Guest

Would any of you guys give me a good company brand for an distributor cap and rotor. Is Airtex, American Standard any good? It's for the same 1999 Chevy s-10. Thanks for all the help.

Response From Tom Greenleaf

Hmmm? I used to be VERY brand loyal but now it seems anyone can box anything made from anywhere and companies get bought out and you don't know it. I once favored Echlin for anything ignition sold mostly at NAPA I think. I open packages and look for quality right at the counter or historically knew the parts folks as a regular and would ask what's the latest and best,

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