If you are approaching 200k miles on this car or more , then you could have a worn distributor shaft bushing. Pleasedodgevan2, Thanks for the note. While the distributor was out the o ring behind it was replaced to keep the oil from leaking. I thank you all for the help and please stay with me. Read more: Jan 26, 2011 If you have a 2. Do you know anyone with a scope? The most common size of spark plug socket used on a Toyota Highlander is 16mm.
The other thing is the rotor itself but my experience with these is when they fail, which is very rare, they short through to the distributor shaft and it is not intermittent. Since the cut out occurs above 2000 rpm, it leads me to suspect two items that are pretty cheap. Do not use a socket wrench or flexible extension for this process because their force damages the spark plug. It did not keep the car running. Keith, I can not check for the gap in the distributor as suggested by you as the igniter on this car is not a part of the distributor.
This is a direct replacement to your stock factory piece. I did this before on the same model year 1996 Camry 2. Crank the engine until a vane on the shaft lines up with the thin line on the ignitor. Turn the socket to the left to unscrew and remove the spark plug from the cylinder well. I have access to a lot of tools. Turn to lock it into place.
I will check the camshaft position sensor and the crankshaft position sensor to get additional test data. Four cylinder: Remove spark plug wire boots four in a row on top of the engine. Fire up your ignition system with Replacement Coil Pack Ignition Coil! Install new plugs any auto parts store can tell you what your options are here : Start threading the new plugs by hand so you don't cross thread the engine head by accident. In 2001 and 2002 models, theses are on the front and back of the engine. If you cannot reach the plug well manually, insert the plug into the socket and extension and use the extension to turn the plug into place. If it turns, then put something on the head where the rotor point to as it comes out, then use that mark for aligning the rotor when you install the new one.
This is the distributor that has issues. Resistance should be between 0. The pulse train may not be there or perhaps it is not the right shape when it acts up. You'll know if you have this one if the only large spark plug type wires connected to the distributor cap count 4 and go to the 4 cylinders. Fire up your ignition system with Replacement Coil-on-Plug Ignition Coil! Remove each of the six ignition coil bolts and then remove the coils by pulling straight up -- arrange them so that you know which goes back where.
Remove and install the six plugs as described above. If it comes straight out, putting the new one in will be almost fool proof. Since 1919, Standard Motor Products has engineered a full line of engine management products, including ignition parts, sensors and on-board computers. Is there a way to check the igniter before replacing it? With the feeler gauge in place, push on the distributor shaft to see if you can open the gap. Once the old igniter was replace with a know good new igniter, the car died within 5 minutes. I have changed the fuel filter and the ignition coil.
So I have replaced the primary power plug with a six inch pigtail and a used plug purchased from a salvage yard. Grab the ignition coils or spark plug wires by the thick plastic piece at the end of the wire. Do not use a socket wrench or flexible extension for this process because their force damages the spark plug. Purchase your new coil pack type ignition coil at the lowest price! From start to end troubleshooting these problem i suggest you to click the link below and follow its procedure:----- What to Do When Car Turns Over But Won't Start? AutoTrust Platinum provides a growing selection of low-priced electronic control modules, ignition and distributor system components! I would like to test these parts. One side goes to ground, the other goes to one side of the coil. I started reading about this, and found out that oil gets inside of it due to a seal going bad.
I also check out the distributor today. Disconnect the six connectors on each of the ignition coils. If you choose to not use a torque wrench do not overtighten the plugs. Browse product listings for your preventive maintenance parts such as this AutoTrust Platinum Coil Pack Ignition Coil! Change a crankshaft position sensor on a 2000 eclipse. If the primary is switching-pull the coil wire from the distributor and ground it while cranking-No surge inspect the rotor and cap it has to make it out of there to get to plugs. The seal fails and kills your coil or pickups. Blackbird Does this distributor have the coil piggybacked on it or is the coil separate? It could very well be that your ignition switch is bad.
Push on the cover until a click is felt, then tighten the cap nuts. On models made after 2002, the spark plugs are along the sides. All Replacement items are backed by a 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. The repair manual's last step is to replace the igniter. AutoTrust Platinum provides a growing selection of low-priced electronic control modules, ignition and distributor system components! It is good and does not have any worned bearing. You can see an example of a wiring piercing probe here: at: easyautodiagnostics.