Home » Ignition Systems » What Happens When A Distributor Cap Has A Crack In It What Does It Do What Happens When A Distributor Cap Has A Crack In It What Does It Do 301 Moved 301 Moved The document has moved here. Tags:Crack, Distributor, Happens Related Questions Has Anyone Ever Removed The Distributor From A 91 Caprice I’m trying to remove the distributor from a 91 Caprice, problem is, the firewall is in the way. Has anyone else done this and if so, can they tell 1995 Mitsubishi Mirage Need Help Ok i was fixing my oil pan gasket so i did and i fixed id so i started it and it was miss fireing so i pulled 1 of Answers for The Question hurchelfox moisture can get in and cause all kinds of misfiring.change rotor when changing cap.what kind of car..e-mail if you need help.. silverbullet217 it gets water in it and may not start at all and may CROSSFIRE, thats where the rotor points to a contact but will arc to the post next to and cause misfire or backfire Chuck S The car will run rough and idle will be rough if u get moisture under the cap then it will run real bad if at all cat lady Moisture gets in and messes your ignition system big time. On damp mornings or when it rains, the car may not start but during dry days or after the car is warmed up (and moisture has evaporated) the car runs perfectly fine. infoman6617 replace the cap 15 bucks and ten minutes Incoming search terms: Crack In Distributor Cap,Cracked Distributor Cap,What Happens When Your Distrubutor Cap Cracks,What Happens When Water Gets In Your Distrubitor,What Happens When The Distributor Cap Is Cracked,What Does A Cracked Distributor Cap Mean,What Are Symptoms Of Cracked Distibutor On Car,How Does Distributor Cap Crack?,How Can You Detect If Your Distributor Cap Is Cracked,How Can I Tell If My Distributer Cap Is Cracked ?