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

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$102.43 - $270.08

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4.8/5

Number of Reviews

186

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Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
Super competent and honest. Josh has been my mechanic for about the last two years. So glad to have found him. Does not bat an eye when I provide my own parts. Does not try to up sell, but will let you know of things he recommends. Josh is one of the good guys! highly recommended.
Professional, prompt service

Melvin

15 years of experience
221 reviews
Melvin
15 years of experience
Honest about his work. And he knows his cars.. Mike... 1994 honda civic distributor and valve cover gasket..

Andrew

9 years of experience
227 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Arrived on time, and explained everything that was being worked on. He was very friendly and courteous.
Excellent work on time and very efficient thanks Andrew

Brandon

16 years of experience
318 reviews
Brandon
16 years of experience
Great job! very knowledgable, and he took the time to explain what he was doing and why.

Noe

34 years of experience
603 reviews
Noe
34 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

12 years of experience
121 reviews
Tony
12 years of experience

Daniel

9 years of experience
53 reviews
Daniel
9 years of experience
Thank you Daniel for being punctual and thorough. I appreciate how you got the job done in a timely fashion. I will definitely be booking you again for next time. I am letting anyone I know who needs a mechanic to hire you for your professionalism . Now days it’s hard to build trust. But I look forward to our next appointment. You are very helpful and honest, please continue in your work. You gon deal with the good and bad, but stay on your path man. Money is not an issue for the price of piece of mind knowing that you came and did your job as expected. Thank you Daniel.

Brian

16 years of experience
74 reviews
Brian
16 years of experience
Very reliable Great mechanic

Jose

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

Juan

20 years of experience
70 reviews
Juan
20 years of experience
Juan came out twice, once to diagnose the problem and then a couple of days later to service my car. Although I was thinking that the problem with my car was something more serious (and expensive) he was quickly able to diagnose the real problem, which was much cheaper to fix than what I was anticipating to pay. It took him an hour and now everything is working beautifully again. This is a really great service ... I'll be using it again the next time I need my car serviced.


How much does Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement cost in Owings Mills?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
1985 Chevrolet C10 Suburban $121 $40.53 $79.99 18% $148.03
1986 Chevrolet Caprice $119 $38.76 $79.99 18% $146.26
1987 Nissan D21 $128 $48.50 $79.99 17% $156.00
1987 Honda Wagovan $109 $29.42 $79.99 20% $136.92
1983 Chevrolet C10 $140 $60.10 $79.99 16% $167.60
1992 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban $130 $50.35 $79.99 17% $157.85

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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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