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Distributor Replacement

Discussion in '12V Electronics' started by davbell22602, May 13, 2013.

  1. davbell22602

    davbell22602 Stihl Chainsaw Man

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    As most of you know I was experiencing and still am with engine miss/rough idle. I replaced everything except the distributor. I was told the gears were known to be worn around 100k.

    Whole new distributor w/new module $200 or gear n pin kit $65 from napa?

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    I replaced the gear only on my '99. It cured the miss, and gave it a little more giddy up. Make sure you mark the direction of the distributor before you pull it, and stick a long screw driver down in the hole to line it back up before reinstalling the distributor. If you don't, it'll throw a code for the cam/crank sensor.
     
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    You mean marking the direction of both the rotor and dizzy?

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    You're actually supposed to find TDC, but I never bothered. I just noted the location, marked the distributor, and I put a mark on the firewall.
    This might help...How to Install a Distributor in a Chevy 350 | eHow
     

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