Distributor woes

Peter Schulz pcschulz at comcast.net
Tue Sep 14 22:17:20 EDT 2004


I find that if I remove the ISV, I can reach around the back of the head to 
get at the lower clip on the distributor.
For the upper one, I use a long narrow screwdriver from the passenger side 
of the car to push the clip over the cap.

- Peter

At 08:37 PM 9/14/2004, you wrote:
>Stupid me, I tried to replace the distributor cap and rotor by myself
>on the 200, found out that I could not get the cap back on.
>How the heck do you do this without pulling the intake manifold?
>Long story short, now I have a bent spring clip on the distributor,
>distributor cap won't stay on (because I couldn't get the top clip
>back on the cap) and I have a dead car- have to flatbed to my mechanic
>to get this fixed.
>I also found that I had the wide rotor in the car, the replacement
>rotor is the correct narrow tipped one.
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