S10 Pickup, Sonoma 2000-2004

Distributor Cap & Rotor

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Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Turn OFF the ignition.
  4.  
  5. Remove air cleaner assembly.
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  7. Remove the spark plug wires from the distributor cap.
  8.  
  9. Remove the 2 screws that hold the distributor cap to the housing.
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  11. Remove the distributor cap from the housing.
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  13. Remove the 2 screws that hold the rotor to the distributor.
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  15. Remove the rotor from the distributor.

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    Fig. Distributor cap replacement-4.3L engine



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    Fig. Distributor rotor replacement-4.3L engine

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To install:

  1. Install the new rotor to the distributor and secure with two new mounting screws.
  2.  
  3. Install the distributor cap.
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  5. Install 2 new distributor cap screws. Tighten the screws to 21 inch lbs. (2.4 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the spark plug wires to the distributor cap.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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