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if you remove the distributer cap,,then turn the engine,,,does the rotor in the cap turn?
I did not check that. I did notice some buildup on the contacts inside the cap and at the rotor. so i cleaned those up with some sand paper. that was the extent
the timing belt is in place and turning as well
that is what i was wanting to know
the first thing to do here
is to replace the distributer cap and the rotor
these can burn up on the inside
how do i remove the rotor. it was on pretty tight
and,there is no good way to test them,,sense you cant dublicate the high voltage
the problem,may be the igniter/ignition module
some auto parts stores can test these if you take it to them
it is in the distributer
i will get you a pictur
is this inside the shield of the distributor?
just a second
Honda Civic/Del Sol 1996-2000
The Ignition Control Module (ICM) on the Civic and Civic del Sol is located in the distributor housing near the ignition coil. To access the module, remove the distributor cap, rotor, and if equipped, the dust cover.
: Typical ignition control module wire colors
having a little troble
this is the picture
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Fig. Detach the wiring from the ignition control module
Fig. Location of the mounting screws
Fig. Remove the mounting screws
Fig. Pull the module from the distributor base
Fig. View of a typical Hitachi style ignition control module
The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) idle memory must be reset after reconnecting the battery. Start the engine and hold it at 3000 rpm until the cooling fan comes on. Then allow the engine to idle for about five minutes with all accessories OFF and with the transmission in Park or Neutral.
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How do i get the rotor off? is there a trick? i did try to pry off using screwdrivers but did not want to break the protectice case
just a second please
i am having a little troble with pictures
the rotor has a screw in it
you need to remove it first
FIG : Exploded view of a Hitachi style distributor
there we go
is it located on the side or in the middle, I am sorry i did not see a screw?
it is in the side of the rotor...look at the last picture i sent
do you see the rotor?
it gos though one side of the rotor into the distributer shaft
Thank you so much. I will get to this in the morning. You are the man.