GM Corvette 1984-1996 Repair Guide

Distributor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

  1. For 1995-96 vehicles, inspect the distributor ventilation system for proper ventilation.
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  3. Be sure the ignition is in the OFF or LOCK position. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Detach the Intake Air Temperature (IAT) electrical connector.
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  7. Remove the air intake duct.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Unfasten the retainers, then remove the air intake duct

  1. Remove the accessory drive belt, as outlined in General Information & Maintenance of this repair guide.
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  3. Drain the engine cooling system into a suitable container.
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  5. Disconnect the water pump coolant hoses, and allow any remaining coolant to drain.
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  7. Detach the Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor electrical connector.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Unplug the electrical connector from the ECT sensor

  1. Remove the water pump and crankshaft balancer, as outlined in Engine & Engine Overhaul of this repair guide.
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Fig. Fig. 3: The water pump must be removed for access to the distributor