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How much does Distributor Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

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Distributor Replacement for 1999 Nissan Pathfinder V6-3.3LYourMechanic Price$366.25Shop/Dealer Price$454.54 - $683.46
Distributor Replacement for 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee L6-4.0LYourMechanic Price$366.20Shop/Dealer Price$453.38 - $665.69
Distributor Replacement for 1995 Ford F-150 V8-5.8LYourMechanic Price$268.43Shop/Dealer Price$332.58 - $492.31
Distributor Replacement for 1996 Chevrolet Blazer V6-4.3LYourMechanic Price$461.62Shop/Dealer Price$573.21 - $865.37
Distributor Replacement for 1999 Honda Accord L4-2.3LYourMechanic Price$377.44Shop/Dealer Price$468.83 - $710.30
Distributor Replacement for 1997 Honda Civic L4-1.6LYourMechanic Price$299.58Shop/Dealer Price$371.49 - $554.57
Distributor Replacement for 1991 Honda Accord L4-2.2LYourMechanic Price$292.83Shop/Dealer Price$363.14 - $541.21
Distributor Replacement for 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee L6-4.0LYourMechanic Price$248.27Shop/Dealer Price$307.42 - $452.06
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Distributor Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Distributor all about?

Three factors (fuel, air, and ignition) are needed to power the modern internal combustion motor. The distributor houses a rotor that facilitates the spark necessary to ignite the fuel in a vehicle. The rotor turns within the distributor, connects with the ignition coil, and creates electric current. This current passes to the spark plugs, which deliver the current from the rotor to the combustion chamber and enable the car to start.

Keep in mind:

  • A faulty distributor will prevent a vehicle from running properly, because there will be no spark generated to ignite the fuel in order to create combustion.
  • Generally, a distributor is located near the engine, but tracing spark plug wires will lead to its exact location.

Our recommendation:

An inspection by one our expert mechanics can determine if the distributor is faulty. While the distributor may appear to be in working order from a visual inspection, it often needs to be dismantled complete to check the function of the rotor and other parts.

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

  • Vehicle shakes abnormally while at an idling stop
  • Vehicle stalls while at an idling stop
  • Vehicle backfires
  • Vehicle’s RPMs are not steady (varying widely instead of smoothly raising, lowering, or maintaining)
  • High pitched squealing noise
  • Car tries to start, but won’t completely turn over

How important is this service?

While a car may still start with a faulty distributor, the distributor will fail completely in time. If any of the above symptoms are being exhibited, it’s important to schedule an inspection to determine the cause, so that a repair can be completed. If the vehicle stalls and fails to re-start in traffic, it can quickly become a safety issue for all vehicle occupants.

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Chris
17 years of experience
Chris was professional and handled the job well. I would recommend him for service.
2010 FORD ESCAPE - OIL PAN GASKET REPLACEMENT
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Anthony
20 years of experience
Anthony is awesome!! Very professional and experienced. He didn't try to upsale me with additional repairs or rip me off just because I'm a female! He is a genuine mechanic and a gentleman. I would definitely trust him to work on my car in the future....I will definitely book again 
2002 INFINITI I35 - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR)
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Norman
20 years of experience
I felt totally at ease with Normans ability to explain things and he had a true desire to help me.
1999 NISSAN MAXIMA - GRINDING NOISE WHILE SHIFTING INSPECTION
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Jose
9 years of experience
First had Jose do 120K service for my car. His service was excellent and the diagnosis on what needs to be repaired was accurate. He also replaced my break pads and rotors. Again the job is spotless. He has good knowledge of Sports and Premium cars. He is highly recommended ...
2005 NISSAN 350Z - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (FRONT)
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ServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
Distributor Replacement for 1999 Nissan Pathfinder V6-3.3LYourMechanic Price$366.25Shop/Dealer Price$454.54 - $683.46
Distributor Replacement for 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee L6-4.0LYourMechanic Price$366.20Shop/Dealer Price$453.38 - $665.69
Distributor Replacement for 1995 Ford F-150 V8-5.8LYourMechanic Price$268.43Shop/Dealer Price$332.58 - $492.31
Distributor Replacement for 1996 Chevrolet Blazer V6-4.3LYourMechanic Price$461.62Shop/Dealer Price$573.21 - $865.37
Distributor Replacement for 1999 Honda Accord L4-2.3LYourMechanic Price$377.44Shop/Dealer Price$468.83 - $710.30
Distributor Replacement for 1997 Honda Civic L4-1.6LYourMechanic Price$299.58Shop/Dealer Price$371.49 - $554.57
Distributor Replacement for 1991 Honda Accord L4-2.2LYourMechanic Price$292.83Shop/Dealer Price$363.14 - $541.21
Distributor Replacement for 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee L6-4.0LYourMechanic Price$248.27Shop/Dealer Price$307.42 - $452.06
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