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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
1993 Dodge Dakota $100 $29.97 $70.00 27% $137.47
1990 Mazda 626 $114 $44.46 $70.00 24% $151.96
1988 Plymouth Colt $97 $27.29 $70.00 27% $134.79
1983 Chevrolet K5 Blazer $156 $86.34 $70.00 19% $193.84
1986 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon $113 $43.14 $70.00 24% $150.64
1977 Chevrolet C10 $130 $60.10 $70.00 22% $167.60

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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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Jason

20 years of experience
26 reviews
Jason
20 years of experience
Effective and professional great to work with will always ask for Jason great job van runs better than ever thank you for your help
1999 CHEVROLET EXPRESS 1500 - DISTRIBUTOR ROTOR AND CAP - NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

James

28 years of experience
364 reviews
James
28 years of experience
I'm not 100% satisfied with the service because my car is not rolling. I can't say that it's the mechanics fault because it could be that the car is out of fuel do to a fuel odometer failure.other than that I can say that James did a good job and even showed up early.
1975 CHEVROLET MALIBU - DISTRIBUTOR ROTOR AND CAP - COMPTON, CALIFORNIA

Robert

28 years of experience
500 reviews
Robert
28 years of experience
Robert was very professional and went above and beyond to ensure the car was good to go.
2001 HONDA CR-V - DISTRIBUTOR ROTOR AND CAP - SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA

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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