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Name that 1998 Volvo S70 part.....

I have a 1998 Volvo S70 & needed to replace the rear cam gasket/seal, that sits behind the distributor. I replaced it & fixed my oil leak into the distributor, but in the process broke the piece that fits on the the distributor rotor. It is a round place with three holes in it that holds the distributor rotor on, in place to fit inside the distributor. Being that this part rarely get broke (It was my fault), I'm sure Volvo was not really execpting to have the part replaced. I need to know the name of that part so I can order it. I have attempted to order it with several parts stores & they end up either not being able to find it or they order what they think it is & it ends up being another distributor rotor. Please if possible name that part & give any suggestions on where to get it, because I am running out of faith. Thank you.

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  • satjdg Feb 13, 2009

    Question:Name that part - The round three holed piece that the distributor rotor fits on to inside of the distributor?



    Answer - Rotor Flange (As advised by the Volvo Auto Parts Rep)

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This part will only be available through a Volvo dealer or maybe used from a junkyard. It is the metal base that bolts to the intake cam and the rotor bolts to it. A Dealer can look it up, there isn't really a name, just describe where it attaches to.

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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