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

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YourMechanic Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement Service

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4.8/5

Number of Reviews

189

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Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
Professional, prompt service
I was alerted the previous night with an email, a text the morning of the appointment, and followed by a phone call with an update to arrival time. Josh does Super Excellent Expert work, WoW this guy knows alot about cars. He's done several big jobs on my car with fantastic results. He often goes far and above to solve the more (pain in the @**) technical problems.Has tons of patience for sorting out problems. My car is 20 years old and he's got it in great 'go any where' condition.

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
Maxwell showed up early, talked me through the issue, and made idle conversation on a real basis(like he'd known me for years). I haven't given the vehicle a test run but Maxwell informed me that the work comes with a 12mth/1 yr warranty. Will keep you posted.
Maxwell was very knowledgeable, polite, and punctual. Completed the repairs very quickly and proficiently. I will definitely be booking him for any future services!

Matt

13 years of experience
130 reviews
Matt
13 years of experience
Suburban is running great didn’t excellent job

Matthew

31 years of experience
618 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
Matthew was great, knowledgeable, courteous and took the time to explain what’s going on.

Lamont

28 years of experience
62 reviews
Lamont
28 years of experience
A+++ Lamont is a life saver! Very professional and very personable. His inspections and recommendations were spot on. He took the time to not only explain the issues we were facing, but he explained in a matter that was very easy to understand. I would recommend Lamont to all my friends. it was obvious from the beginning, he was a very experienced mechanic. You can spend a life time looking for a mechanic you can trust, but take my word for it, the search is over for our family. Lamont is out mechanic! Thank you Lamont!

Scott

32 years of experience
339 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
Very good

Andrew

9 years of experience
233 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Arrived on time, and explained everything that was being worked on. He was very friendly and courteous.

Patrick

31 years of experience
1032 reviews
Patrick
31 years of experience
Patrick was awesome! On time very efficient and my van is running like new.

Remigio

13 years of experience
10 reviews
Remigio
13 years of experience
Remigio arrived 10 min. earlier than appointment time, which was very nice because it was very foggy day in San Antonio. He explained to me very well about the job before starting and after job. He was very friendly and professional. My car now is running much better and definitely I will hire him again! Thanks a lot Remi!!

Jay

35 years of experience
695 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Jay is a great man and a great mechanic. i am so lucky to have him work on my van. This is the second time he worked on my van. He always answer my questions and he took the time to explain the problem .Thank you Jay for your patience with me with all my questions and interruptions.


How much does Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement cost in Lombard?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
1991 Porsche 911 $233 $153.31 $79.99 10% $260.81
1984 Chevrolet Citation II $129 $49.13 $79.99 17% $156.63
1992 Suzuki Swift $105 $25.16 $79.99 20% $132.66
1988 Toyota Supra $113 $33.28 $79.99 19% $140.78
1990 Eagle Talon $129 $48.89 $79.99 17% $156.39
1980 GMC C2500 $130 $50.34 $79.99 17% $157.84

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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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