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

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YourMechanic Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.8/5

Number of Reviews

189

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Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
Excellent service and advice

Tien

21 years of experience
892 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
Tien does great work in a very timely matter. He tells you all what he has done and gives you recommendations for future work. Tien experience shows in his work. He is a great mechanic.
Tien is great, he was able to come 2 hours early which was great and was able to give me great advice which allows me to make informed decisions

Andrew

9 years of experience
537 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
So happy I chose this.. He was nice and very through.. Thank you Andrew 

Seth

21 years of experience
49 reviews
Seth
21 years of experience
Very Professional and he communicated with me very well. He got the problem fixed. I would recommend him to others. Seth is an awesome mechanic.

Theodore

14 years of experience
1066 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
Theodore showed up on time and performed the work needed to get my car back on the road. Much appreciated

Dan

37 years of experience
722 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Dan is awesome! He fixed my car in a matter of time. A+

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.

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.

Bobby

25 years of experience
21 reviews
Bobby
25 years of experience
Bobby F. explained in details what was causes the issues to my Chev S-10. Bobby is an expert in this field. I have used this service twice and have been completely satisfied with the results. I'm a happy customer, 100 percent,​ and will recommend you to family, friends, and even strangers. Thank you, Tasha

Chet

39 years of experience
438 reviews
Chet
39 years of experience
Chet gets the job done and honestly recommends future items that should be looked at. I am going to request him next time service is needed.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
1990 BMW 325iX $217 $137.10 $79.99 11% $244.60
1995 Mazda MX-6 $154 $74.06 $79.99 15% $181.56
1994 Chrysler LeBaron $118 $38.19 $79.99 18% $145.69
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager $122 $41.58 $79.99 18% $149.08
1987 Chevrolet V20 $117 $37.24 $79.99 19% $144.74
1995 Toyota MR2 $128 $48.10 $79.99 17% $155.60

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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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