Mercury Villager 2000-2002
Distributor Cap & Rotor
Removal & Installation
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
On 1993-98 3.0L engines, remove the distributor cover.
Mark the distributor cap and wires to ensure proper plug wire position when reassembling.
Remove the spark plug wires, being careful to pull on the boots only, not directly on the wires.
On 1993-98 3.0L engines, remove the coil wire.
Remove the distributor cap screws and remove the cap.
Remove the rotor bolt, which is located under the rotor opposite the contact.
Remove the rotor.
The installation is the reverse of removal.
Fig. Removing the distributor cover-1993-98 3.0L engines
Fig. Remove the three distributor cap screws-1993-98 3.0L engines
Fig. Remove the two distributor cap screws-1999-00 3.3L engines
Fig. Location of the rotor bolt-3.0L and 3.3L engines
Fig. Removing the rotor bolt