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

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4.8/5

Number of Reviews

190

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Raul

32 years of experience
285 reviews
Raul
32 years of experience
Raul is very effective, sincere and a good mechanic. I am happy to have him working on my car.
Raul was excellent at fixing my car, very polite and professional. He will be my mechanic from now on. Thanks Raul your a great guy.

Melvin

15 years of experience
221 reviews
Melvin
15 years of experience

Brian

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

Ira

10 years of experience
34 reviews
Ira
10 years of experience
Ira was thorough and patient to take the time to diagnose our car. He took the time to explain the issue and solution to us.

Ryan

16 years of experience
62 reviews
Ryan
16 years of experience
Exceptional and extremely knowledgeable service

Joe

18 years of experience
126 reviews
Joe
18 years of experience
Fixed my car in the cold and was very kind!

Chris

14 years of experience
418 reviews
Chris
14 years of experience
Chris came over to my apartment and diagnosed the problem with my car quickly. He came back and worked in the rain for 45 minutes to fix the car. He fixed the car on the first try. He seemed very knowledgeable and had a great attitude. I would recommend him to anyone looking to troubleshoot a car problem. Thank you for your help.

Brian

20 years of experience
132 reviews
Brian
20 years of experience
Brian was extremely friendly and knowledgeable, taking the time to answer all my questions. Brian was great, even though the company sent him over without all the required parts and the new fuel pump did not fit my vehicle. Brian was able to work on the other services my car needed to have done while we acquired the right fuel pump. At the end of the service Brian was successful and my 1957 Chevy Bel Air sounded tremendous!

Joseph

25 years of experience
498 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
HE FIXED A CHRONIC PROBLEM THAT MY REGULAR MECHANICS COULD NOT DIAGNOSE!

Ruben

12 years of experience
86 reviews
Ruben
12 years of experience
He came on time and did a great job.


How much does Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement cost in Park Ridge?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
1976 Ford F-150 $130 $50.34 $79.99 17% $157.84
1990 Chevrolet K1500 $119 $38.82 $79.99 18% $146.32
1982 Ferrari 308 GTB $128 $48.11 $79.99 17% $155.61
1995 Toyota Tacoma $133 $52.82 $79.99 17% $160.32
1983 GMC P2500 $166 $86.34 $79.99 14% $193.84
1978 Chevrolet C20 $102 $21.56 $79.99 21% $129.06

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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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