Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement at your home or office in Hoffman Estates.

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$102.43 - $268.46

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YourMechanic Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement Service

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4.8/5

Number of Reviews

191

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Joel

19 years of experience
754 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Joel is an elite professional! So glad I found him and I will call on him in the future. Class act and super knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

Jacob

12 years of experience
54 reviews
Jacob
12 years of experience
Thank you

Chris

13 years of experience
312 reviews
Chris
13 years of experience
Chris was the best decision I could have made; he was on time, knowledgeable, friendly, and was able to figure out my problem, get me an estimate, and fix my problem quickly and professionally. I can't express my appreciation and give him a higher recommendation, but I will say, his service is amazing, worth it and I will share this with my friends familial and use again!!! 10 stars out of 5!

Cornelius

16 years of experience
49 reviews
Cornelius
16 years of experience
Though repairs wasn't successful, I feel that Corey was very professional and knowledgeable. There were other factors that caused the outcome.

Joshua

13 years of experience
33 reviews
Joshua
13 years of experience
Joshua, arrived on time and was knowledgeable about my vehicle. He took the time to service my vehicle and show me things that that were wrong and repair the items that needed it. Joshua, knows his stuff and I highly recommend. Most importantly for me he was open and honest about everything, which I really appreciate. He made this 1st time experience with Your Mechanic a success. My vehicle has been running great since 11/13, I'll be reaching out again soon to have some other things repaired. Thanks again.

Jose

13 years of experience
249 reviews
Jose
13 years of experience
Professional and friendly. Performed requested service promptly.

Matthew

31 years of experience
666 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
Matt was up front with everything, explained from beginning to end what he would be doing. I couldn't have hoped for a better mechanic to service my truck.

Erick

8 years of experience
182 reviews
Erick
8 years of experience

Richard

19 years of experience
223 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
Richard notified me 20 min before the appointment he was on his way and showed up right on time. He finished replacing the spark plugs, wires, rotor and cap in 90 minutes and was very knowledgeable about some other car issues I had questions about. Total was $161, where two other auto shops quoted over $300.

Jeff

31 years of experience
441 reviews
Jeff
31 years of experience
Jeff did an awesome job, as always!


How much does Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement cost in Hoffman Estates?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Hoffman Estates. Our mechanics in Hoffman Estates 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 in Hoffman Estates.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
1977 Chevrolet G20 $156 $76.05 $79.99 14% $183.55
1986 Dodge Daytona $117 $37.21 $79.99 19% $144.71
1998 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban $189 $109.17 $79.99 12% $216.67
1981 Buick Century $134 $53.83 $79.99 17% $161.33
1981 Chevrolet El Camino $145 $65.50 $79.99 15% $173.00
1980 Nissan 280ZX $96 $16.38 $79.99 22% $123.88

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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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How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

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