REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
- Label and disconnect the spark plug wires from the distributor cap.
Depending on the reason for removing the distributor cap, it may make more sense to leave the spark plug wires attached. This is handy if you are testing spark plug wires, or if removal is necessary to access other components, and wire length allows you to reposition the cap out of the way.
- Remove the two attaching screws (or disconnect the two spring clips) that secure the cap to the distributor.
- Remove the cap from the distributor.
The rotor is press fit onto the distributor shaft.
- Pull the rotor straight up to remove.
- Align the rotor on the distributor shaft and install by pressing into place.
- Align the distributor cap on the distributor and secure using the screws (or spring clips).
- Connect the spark plug wires to their proper terminals.
- Connect the negative battery cable.
- Carefully check all surfaces of the rotor and distributor cap for cracks, carbon tracks, burns or other physical damage.
- Make sure the rotor button is free of damage.
- Check the distributor cap terminals for dirt or corrosion.
- Check the rotor blade and spring closely for damage.
- Replace components as necessary.