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

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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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Robert

29 years of experience
567 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience
Robert was very professional and went above and beyond to ensure the car was good to go.
Thank you, Robert! My truck was misfiring and at idle it sounded like the pistons were swapping holes. Robert diagnosed it quickly and performed a sort of mini-tune-up for me. Now the truck runs like a top and idles quietly. The best part was Robert's expert service cost me far less than a local shop quoted me with a much faster turn around time. Great service and great attention to detail. Robert even advised me of a couple of future issues but there was no push to "up sell" me on more services.

Ben

16 years of experience
114 reviews
Ben
16 years of experience
Ben arrived on time and did an excellent job on my old truck. He explained what he was doing and showed me the worn-out parts. He answered all my questions and told me about some other work that needs to be done. I highly recommend Ben!

Derrick

18 years of experience
19 reviews
Derrick
18 years of experience
Did work quick & professionally

Peter

34 years of experience
346 reviews
Peter
34 years of experience
I think he is very well at was he doe's. He's dependable and very thourough.o. Deb No complaints on my end!! Thank-you ! Deborah Fox.

Luis

15 years of experience
62 reviews
Luis
15 years of experience
Outstanding service, very personable.....and polite ; )...HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!!

Scott

32 years of experience
41 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
Scott was punctual, communicative and confident. It was a pleasure to have him come over. I highly recommend Scott and Your Mechanic for your automotive needs.

Damian

9 years of experience
396 reviews
Damian
9 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.

Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
very knowledgeable.

Dayne

2019 years of experience
6 reviews
Dayne
2019 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.

James

17 years of experience
17 reviews
James
17 years of experience
Wonderful. Early and polite professional Answered all my questions. Will recommend to my friends


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
1986 Nissan 200SX $129 $48.87 $79.99 17% $156.37
1987 Jeep J10 $117 $36.56 $79.99 19% $144.06
1992 BMW 535i $217 $137.10 $79.99 11% $244.60
1980 Bentley Corniche $128 $48.11 $79.99 17% $155.61
1973 Jaguar XJ12 $201 $120.55 $79.99 12% $228.05
1984 GMC K1500 $122 $42.01 $79.99 18% $149.51

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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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