ekellock at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 11:15:00 EDT 2007
I agree with this. I wouldn't have the distributor replaced just
because it's got oil in it. That won't fix anything really.
Now if you have a timing issue, it might make sense to check the
distributor drive gear. They probably won't be able to source a new
gear, which would make distributor replacement necessary, unless you
can find someone on the list selling their's.
On 4/18/07, Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net> wrote:
> On Apr 18, 2007, at 3:22 PM, Sean Coriaty wrote:
> > Northern European Automotive in Concord, NH diagnosed the
> > following: 1)
> > Broken flywheel pin; and 2) Distributor "full of oil".
> Don't replace the distributor because it's full of oil. No oil seal
> on the dist. shaft, and oil will migrate up the shaft if there is
> excessive crank case back pressure. Clean your crankcase breather
> > NEA will replace those parts (and install a new clutch kit and e-brake
> > cables), get it running, then see if the exhaust manifold still glows.
> > Guessing it is possible that the stealer broke the pin off the
> > flywheel,
> > since they were in that area when they incorrectly diagnosed the
> > CPS to be
> > the no-start problem. But unfortunately I have no way to prove it
> > true or
> > false.
> > Yes, Bernie, this will break the bank. Not all of us have the
> > luxuries
> > of time and location to do major auto repairs.
> > Sean in NH
> > '91 avant
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