Subaru Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1985-1996 Repair Guide

Adjustment

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AIR GAP



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Unplug the high tension wire between the coil and distributor cap.
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  5. With the spark plug wires connected, unfasten the distributor cap from the distributor body and place aside.
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  7. Use a feeler to measure the gap between the reluctor and pick-up body. The correct gap should be 0.012-0.016 in. (0.3-0.4mm).
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  9. If adjustment is needed, loosen the stator screw and use a small screwdriver to rotate the pick-up coil until the air gap is correct. Tighten the stator screw.
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  11. Install the distributor cap and high tension wire. Connect the negative battery cable.
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