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$92.24 - $256.04

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How much does Distributor Cap and Rotor 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.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
1996 Geo Tracker $122 $52.23 $69.99 23% $159.73
1983 Dodge D350 $103 $33.06 $69.99 26% $140.56
2000 GMC C3500 $167 $97.38 $69.99 18% $204.88
1992 Nissan D21 $101 $30.58 $69.99 27% $138.08
1981 Ford Bronco $128 $58.25 $69.99 22% $165.75
1988 Dodge Mini Ram $109 $39.50 $69.99 25% $147.00

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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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Number of Reviews

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Matthew

Matthew

30 years of experience
363 reviews
Matthew
30 years of experience
Great work Thank you
2002 NISSAN XTERRA - DISTRIBUTOR ROTOR AND CAP - NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA
Adam

Adam

4 years of experience
3 reviews
Adam
4 years of experience
Adam is very professional and seems like very knowledgeable. He came right on time for my last appointment and he did a great job. He showed me everything that is going wrong initially and provided great recommendations. I am very pleased with his services and I would go with him for the rest of my things and would also recommend to others. Thanks, Adam.
1996 TOYOTA COROLLA - DISTRIBUTOR ROTOR AND CAP - PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA
Joe

Joe

17 years of experience
95 reviews
Joe
17 years of experience
Fixed my car in the cold and was very kind!
2002 HONDA ACCORD - DISTRIBUTOR ROTOR AND CAP - WESTCHESTER, ILLINOIS
David

David

22 years of experience
118 reviews
David
22 years of experience
good overall experience
2003 CHEVROLET ASTRO - DISTRIBUTOR ROTOR AND CAP - OCALA, FLORIDA

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