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Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement Estimate for Volvo 245

Volvo 245 Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement costs $149 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1981 Volvo 245L4-2.1LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$134.79Shop/Dealer Price$163.18 - $218.11
1983 Volvo 245L4-2.1LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$270.13Shop/Dealer Price$332.30 - $488.69
1977 Volvo 245L4-2.1LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$125.87Shop/Dealer Price$152.03 - $200.27
1987 Volvo 245L4-2.3LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$134.31Shop/Dealer Price$160.61 - $210.89
1981 Volvo 245L4-2.3LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$147.07Shop/Dealer Price$177.77 - $238.53
1984 Volvo 245L4-2.3LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$135.65Shop/Dealer Price$165.94 - $222.77
1988 Volvo 245L4-2.3LService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$129.31Shop/Dealer Price$155.11 - $205.01
1985 Volvo 245L4-2.1L TurboService typeDistributor Cap and Rotor ReplacementEstimate$134.79Shop/Dealer Price$160.03 - $212.59
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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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Volvo 245 - Car is not starting - Los Angeles, California
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Volvo 245 - Brake System Inspection - Portland, Oregon
I would have posted this earlier but thought you guys get the YELP appraisals. This guy was awesome, taking time to show & explain extra work I needed done for safety purposes regarding the brakes. He was in no way condescending simply because I am an older woman & not a mechanic which was so, so refreshing. I would highly recommend your service to any and all friends. This man needs to receive a bonus if not a hike in pay. Awesome service.
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Volvo 245 - Brake Caliper Replacement (Driver Side Rear, Passenger Side Rear) - Portland, Oregon
Second job from your mechanic and again Clint was my mechanic. The man is quick, professional & very knowledgeable. He took time to show me the parts & explain their individual functions as well as why they were needed. This is the only mechanic to EVER do this at my request without complaint. I so appreciate being treated as an equal instead of a "dumb female" customer that's just a pain in the butt. Thank you again for having such a talented person on staff. I have already recommended your service to several friends & will continue to do so. Thanks again.

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