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Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement Estimate for Mercedes-Benz 560SEC

Mercedes-Benz 560SEC Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement costs $282 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SECV8-5.6LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$478.41Shop/Dealer Price$597.49 - $908.09
1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SECV8-5.6LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$478.41Shop/Dealer Price$597.38 - $907.91
1990 Mercedes-Benz 560SECV8-5.6LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$478.41Shop/Dealer Price$597.49 - $908.09
1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SECV8-5.6LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$483.41Shop/Dealer Price$601.23 - $910.89
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SECV8-5.6LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$478.41Shop/Dealer Price$600.43 - $913.24
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SECV8-5.6LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$478.41Shop/Dealer Price$595.35 - $904.35
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Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement Service

What are the Distributor Rotor and Cap all about?

When the engine is running, high voltage created by the ignition coil travels through the coil wire to the ignition rotor. As the ignition rotor turns in the distributor, the rotor distributes the spark by sending it in a synchronized order through the spark plug wires to the spark plug located in each of the engine's cylinders.

The distributor is a main component of the ignition system. It takes very high voltage and delivers it to fire the spark plugs.

Keep in mind:

  • When the distributor rotor and cap are replaced, the entire ignition system should be inspected.
  • After replacing the distributor rotor and cap, the ignition wires will need to be reinstalled.

How it's done:

  • Check the ignition system.
  • Replace the cap and rotor if found faulty.
  • Re-check the ignition system.
  • Check ignition timing if needed.

Our recommendation:

Whenever your vehicle has routine maintenance or servicing, the ignition system should be inspected thoroughly. If you ever notice your ignition system having a hard time (such as your car having trouble turning on or staying on), then you should schedule an inspection.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Distributor Rotor and Cap?

  • Engine misfires.
  • Car does not start.
  • Noises from the engine.
  • Check engine light is on.

How important is this service?

The distributor rotor and cap is used when the engine is running. During this time, high voltage is created by the ignition coil, and sent through the coil wire to the ignition rotor. This rotor turns inside the distributor, and as it does so, it evenly distributes sparks to the spark plugs, through the spark plug wires. The spark plugs then use this spark to ignite the fuel mixture, which allows the engine to keep running.

If the distributor rotor and cap malfunction, the voltage from the ignition coil won’t be redistributed to the spark plugs, and your engine will either have a hard time running, or won’t run at all.

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Eugenio
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Mercedes-Benz 560SEC - AC is not working - Alexandria, Virginia
great service early and nice

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Wesley
15 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz 560SEC - Oil Change - Denver, Colorado
Wesley arrived early and did a great job.

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Grzegorz
40 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz 560SEC - Car is not starting - San Francisco, California
He is a really pleasant man,who has a good attention to detail,as it happens there was no way to get the car started, due to what appears to be failed fuel pumps,which is what i suspected. I am 70 years old,fixing it has lost its appeal,and did not have all the tools to fix it with me.Therefore being a mechanic my self in the past, i can only say he knows what he is doing.If the parts were at hand he would have repaired it no problem i'm quite sure,so for me he gets top marks,in all departments. Yours sincerely Barry Vare

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Paul
24 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz 560SEC - Valve Cover Gasket - Las Vegas, Nevada
Paul did work on a older merecedes I own. I thought for sure I was,going to be in for a whole lot of money and be told there wasn't any other thing I could do. I was so wrong. Paul definitely knows his profession. I also couldn't be more pleased about price. My thanks to him and of course Your Mechanic for having a mechanic who knows what to do.

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