Distributor woes

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Wed Sep 15 09:15:44 EDT 2004

I was able to snap that upper cap retainer by putting some tool through the
top of the intake manifold.  Can't remember if I used something like a long
1/4" extension bar or a screwdriver.  I got that one hooked first and then
was able to use finger force to hook the lower one.

At 08:37 PM 9/14/2004 -0400, Taka Mizutani 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.

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