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I Can't get the distributor loose so I can turn it

I have loosened the bolt under the distributor and I am not able to turn it left or right, am I missing something else, it won't budge.

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No your not missing anything just 1 bolt on the hold down. some times on the distributor there is a square that you can put an adjustable wrench on to turn it the o-ring is froze up on it. if there is no square, you can get a dull chisel and a hammer, tap on the bottom where it goes in the motor lightly in the direction you want it to turn. it will turn. good luck, take your time, don't get mad you will get it

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No your not missing anything.. spray the base with P.B.BLASTER like wd40 but works alot better to lossen stuck parts.. they get corrosion and stick....after you spray you might have to tap on it to loosen.....hope this helps

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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