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

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YourMechanic Distributor Cap and Rotor Replacement Service

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4.8/5

Number of Reviews

177

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Noe

Noe

33 years of experience
525 reviews
Noe
33 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+
I had a great experience with Noe! He arrived on time for my appointment, unfortunately I I had purchased the wrong part for my car, he promptly helped me find where to get the correct part and said he would come back whenever worked best for me...a couple days later after i had purchased the right part, I text him and he made himself available the same day to install it! My car runs great and he gave me great advice on other maintenance that I should have done I the near future. All in all a great experience!
Theodore

Theodore

13 years of experience
814 reviews
Theodore
13 years of experience
Good work! Will definately use him again!!
Theodore showed up on time and performed the work needed to get my car back on the road. Much appreciated
Melvin

Melvin

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

James

28 years of experience
364 reviews
James
28 years of experience
Great!
Raul

Raul

31 years of experience
285 reviews
Raul
31 years of experience
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.
Will

Will

10 years of experience
12 reviews
Will
10 years of experience
Will was punctual and professional and successfully completed the job in about 30 minutes. I would highly recommend both Your Mechanic and Will. I know that in the future I will never be using anyone other than Your Mechanic for vehicle service.
Joshua

Joshua

24 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
24 years of experience
very knowledgeable.
Honorio

Honorio

16 years of experience
658 reviews
Honorio
16 years of experience
Smart and on time!!!
Joseph

Joseph

24 years of experience
351 reviews
Joseph
24 years of experience
HE FIXED A CHRONIC PROBLEM THAT MY REGULAR MECHANICS COULD NOT DIAGNOSE!
Andrew

Andrew

8 years of experience
148 reviews
Andrew
8 years of experience
Excellent work on time and very efficient thanks Andrew


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
1989 Chevrolet C2500 $119 $39.48 $79.99 18% $146.98
1984 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera $117 $37.24 $79.99 19% $144.74
1992 GMC K1500 $130 $50.35 $79.99 17% $157.85
1991 Mazda 626 $126 $45.76 $79.99 17% $153.26
1988 Chevrolet R20 Suburban $139 $58.63 $79.99 16% $166.13
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 $117 $36.56 $79.99 19% $144.06

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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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