Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000

Distributor

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REMOVAL





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Fig. Detach the connectors from the distributor



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Fig. Remove the bolt holding the wire harness and capacitor, then move the harness and capacitor to the side



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Fig. Remove the distributor hold-down nuts . . .



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Fig. . . . then slide the distributor from the engine

Before removing the distributor, position No. 1 cylinder at Top Dead Center (TDC) on the compression stroke and align the timing marks.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the ignition wire cover, if equipped.
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  5. Detach the distributor harness connector.
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  7. Remove the distributor cap with all ignition wires still connected. Remove the coil wire, if necessary.
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  9. Matchmark the rotor to the distributor housing and the distributor housing to the engine.
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  11. Remove the hold-down nut.
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  13. Carefully remove the distributor from the engine.
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INSTALLATION