Question: How Long Should A Distributor Last In A Car

89 S10, Wanting To Replace The Ignition Control Module, And Probably The Pick Up Coil In The Distributor..

Autozone online is saying that the distributor has to be removed to change these parts, im wondering if i should buy a whole new distributor, but a new one cost $140, if i just buy the parts its only like $60.. anyone know how long it takes to swap out a distributor?? just trying to be cost efficient yet get my truck to stop stalling after driving for a half hour. i never have messed with a distributor before so ...

Car Distributor

LONG story short- I've changed my distributor cap and rotor, plugs, fuel filter, wires etc. What could be the cause for a continous misfire? They mechanic said I may need a distributor. Is he correct? Thanks 2000 Honda civic DX ...

What Is The Advantages Of Using A Higher Priced Aftermarket Distributor Cap And Rotor

If my car came with AC Delco Distributor Cap & Rotor and ran perfectly, what is the rationale for upgrading to more expensive? How are they better? Please explain in detail. C'mon BFH... that is the weakest answer ever! I need more than that. Corrosion? How long will it take the "stock" distributor contacts to corrode? 1 week? 2 years? 6 years? what? That's why I'm asking this question.. get ...

How Long Can I Drive With A Leaking Distributor Cap

I will replace it as quickly as possible, but if the leak is small, how long can I go before the ride begins to damage my car because I have to drive to work and home. the performance of my car has not changed since I first saw. ...

How Long Will A Distributor Assembly And Air Flow Meter Last

I have a 1998 car with nearly 80,000 km mileage. My mechanic said the distributor assembly and air flow meter had to be replaced in order to solve the black smoke and ignition problem. They are extremely costly. He asked for $750 inclusive of labour and non genuine parts (the distributor assembly is even a used one). ...

How Long Would It Take To Change A Distributor, Distributor Cap, Spark Plug Wires And Spark Plugs

Also, when buying spare parts like these, would it be o.k. to get the most expensive kind from AutoZone, or should I get some O.E.M. parts from somewhere, and where is the best place to get the O.E.M. parts? ...

How Long Does It Usually Take For A Store To Install A Cd Stereo

I am getting a basic alpine cd player installed in my car tomorrow by best buy. How long does this usually take/or how long will i roughly be waiting? Does it only take like 20 minutes or will I be waiting a long time? ...

If It Leaks A Lil Bit Form Distributor

I have oil leak threw the o-ring and it leaks out the very bottom of my distributor cap threw a hole for the old wires. anyway there are no symptoms yet so how long could i last driving like this. i have been doing this 3 months so far and the only thing to happen was a tiny lost of power for a sec and then nothing ever happen again. idk if that was even related. also what would fail first ...

Nissan Quest 2000 Tune Up Spark Plugs Distributor Cap Distributor Rotor Spark Plug Cables.

I'm about to help my friend to do a tune up on his car a nissan quest 2000. I'm wondering, where are the spark plugs and distributor located ?...how hard is it to do it?.... I did a 2000 mazda mpv a long ago..and it was a nightmare. thanks! ...

Who Makes The Best Ignition Parts

I have a 1998 Blazer 4dr 4X4 with the 4.3L V6 Engine code W and it needs a tune up real bad! I was wondering who makes the best distributor cap and button so that I can replace it with something that will last a long time. (mainly because on chevy's the distributor is on the back of the engine and is a pain to get to) And of course is something that will be locally available. I have a napa and ...