How do i replace the distributor cap on a 1988 Taurus?
look for 2 screws that hold down the cap. you will need a Phillips screwdriver for the job.
How would you change the spark plug wires and plugs and the coil and how do you open the distributor cap on a 1993 Taurus?
# Unplug the distributor connector from wiring harness connector # Loosen the distributor cap retaining screws # Label and disconnect the spark plug cables from the distributor cap # Lift the cap off of the distributor # Note in which direction the distributor spark pick-up is pointing then pull the rotor off of the distributor shaft
The most common cause will be within the distribitor. The distributor on these contains all of the electronics for this HEI system. There is a power wire that plugs directly into the side of the distributor. First, test that wire to ensure that it is powered up with the key on. If it is, then remove the distributor cap & focus directly on the internals of the distributor. There are three components in there that…
If your engine has a distributor cap then I would replace the cap and rotor with a FACTORY OEM. Cap and that should fix your problem. Now if you have the new stayle engine that don't have a distributor cap then I would replace the coil that is mounted on the top of the valve cover for the #6 cylinder.
Unplug the wires going into the distributor cap, be sure you know which wire goes to which terminal or your car will not start if they are wrong. Remove the 3 bolts that hold the plastic cap to the metal distributor. Put the new cap back on, replace the bolts, and plug the wires into the appropriate terminal.
What is the firing order for a 1988 mercury tracer 4 cylinder and the distributor cap wiring configuration?
My Eagle Summit sedan 1.8L Auto will not start when it is wet when i turn it over i see sparks coming out of the distributor cap should I replace the cap or the whole distributor thanks?
Replace the distributor cap it is either cracked or worn out. While you are at it replace the plug wires since they are probably not in much better shape. Be sure and lube the inside of the plug boots with dielectic grease on both ends of the wires. your local parts store can supply you with everything mentioned.