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

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$102.43 - $268.46

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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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Luis

17 years of experience
26 reviews
Luis
17 years of experience
Luis is the man. Got the job done with no hassles, showed up on time, professional, friendly. Definitely book this guy.
really nice guy, great mechanic. goes over the problem areas and let's you know what needs to be done next. overall I'd recommend him to family and friends. thank you for your service.

Mike

11 years of experience
53 reviews
Mike
11 years of experience
Day two. Mike diagnosed the problem yesterday and came today with parts to fix the problem. Very happy with his punctuality, professionalism and knowledge. Ill.absolutely call on Mike whenever I'm in need of a trustworthy mechanic to help me out. Great experience and I couldn't be more pleased.

Joshua

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

Joseph

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

Joshua

13 years of experience
33 reviews
Joshua
13 years of experience
Joshua, arrived on time and was knowledgeable about my vehicle. He took the time to service my vehicle and show me things that that were wrong and repair the items that needed it. Joshua, knows his stuff and I highly recommend. Most importantly for me he was open and honest about everything, which I really appreciate. He made this 1st time experience with Your Mechanic a success. My vehicle has been running great since 11/13, I'll be reaching out again soon to have some other things repaired. Thanks again.

Carlos

14 years of experience
362 reviews
Carlos
14 years of experience
he was courteous, and worked fast I just wish my car would of work after all that work and money spend I still do not know what its wrong with it.

Adam

5 years of experience
3 reviews
Adam
5 years of experience
Adam is very professional and seems like very knowledgeable. He came right on time for my last appointment and he did a great job. He showed me everything that is going wrong initially and provided great recommendations. I am very pleased with his services and I would go with him for the rest of my things and would also recommend to others. Thanks, Adam.

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
Maxwell showed up early, talked me through the issue, and made idle conversation on a real basis(like he'd known me for years). I haven't given the vehicle a test run but Maxwell informed me that the work comes with a 12mth/1 yr warranty. Will keep you posted.

Jason

21 years of experience
173 reviews
Jason
21 years of experience
Again, awesome service with Jason! He did a thorough job and got my car up and running, while also giving me useful information for keeping it in shape. I would definitely recommend him anytime!

Allen

34 years of experience
433 reviews
Allen
34 years of experience
Excellent mechanic! Knows how to diagnose problems with older vehicles without relying on the computer giving him codes. He's managed to keep our old vehicles up and running which is great when you can't afford to buy a new vehicle.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
1981 Chevrolet Caprice $119 $38.83 $79.99 18% $146.33
1985 Cadillac Fleetwood $112 $31.82 $79.99 19% $139.32
1990 Mazda 626 $117 $37.01 $79.99 19% $144.51
1992 Chevrolet C1500 $130 $50.35 $79.99 17% $157.85
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline $172 $92.36 $79.99 13% $199.86
1990 Chevrolet Blazer $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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