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

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YourMechanic Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement Service

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4.8/5

Number of Reviews

183

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Jonathan

Jonathan

19 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
19 years of experience
As always Jonathan was professional and did an awesome job, I would definitely want him working on my van in the future
Nathan

Nathan

26 years of experience
235 reviews
Nathan
26 years of experience
Knew what he was doing.
Damian

Damian

8 years of experience
255 reviews
Damian
8 years of experience
I actually wondered if I would get someone competent. Damian was above my expectations. This guy was not only thorough he was also very informative. Highly recommended him.
Noe

Noe

33 years of experience
525 reviews
Noe
33 years of experience
Noe is a good mechanic. He worked on my 1985 Mercury Grand Marquis. He is knowledgeable and competent. He answered my questions and offered good advise on my car's maintenance. He allowed me to observe him servicing my car. He was friendly and polite. I will use his services again in the future! A+
Tony

Tony

11 years of experience
121 reviews
Tony
11 years of experience
Mark

Mark

8 years of experience
349 reviews
Mark
8 years of experience
Dayne

Dayne

2018 years of experience
6 reviews
Dayne
2018 years of experience
I generally try to do my own repairs but just wasn't feeling like dabbling with the distributor. I need my car sell-able and don't have time or money to mess around. In comes YourMechanic.com and Dayne. I definitely got the feeling that every step he took, he took his time and did it right. I got the chance to learn a few things about why my car was behaving badly - one car guy to another, I appreciate that a lot. Overall, Dayne was very easy-going and polite. Got things done fast and efficiently. He had enough tools to cover what I would imagine to be almost any job. I definitely would call him out again if I needed assistance on another repair.
Chris

Chris

18 years of experience
363 reviews
Chris
18 years of experience
Had a previous mechanic diagnose the issue and he rescheduled me several times. Finally found Chris. He took a look at the issue and came up with a less expensive solution, turned out to be right fix. Chris was easy to talk with, informative and had my car running in a few hours at half the cost.
James

James

28 years of experience
364 reviews
James
28 years of experience
Great!
Tien

Tien

20 years of experience
746 reviews
Tien
20 years of experience


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
1986 Ford Mustang $116 $35.96 $79.99 19% $143.46
1979 Saab 900 $109 $29.13 $79.99 20% $136.63
1994 Ford F-250 $172 $92.36 $79.99 13% $199.86
1990 BMW 325i $240 $160.12 $79.99 10% $267.62
1988 Alfa Romeo Milano $151 $71.45 $79.99 15% $178.95
1990 GMC S15 $119 $38.82 $79.99 18% $146.32

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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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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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