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How do i replace distributor cap and rotor?

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how do i replace distributor cap and rotor?

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1993 Volvo 940 L4-2320cc 2.3L SOHC


  1. Remove spark plug and coil wires, marking their positions
  2. Loosen (3) screws from distributor cap.
  3. Remove distributor cap.
  4. Re-install in reverse order.

  1. Remove distributor cap
  2. Pull rotor straight back.
  3. Re-install in reverse order.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
why do i need to remove the distributor cap to replace the rotor if they are only connected by a coil wire?
The rotor is under the cap
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