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Replacing ignition distributor

I am a novice at best regarding car repair but, it looks to be a pretty cut and dry job to replace the ignition distributor on my 1999 mazda millenia.

Is there anything that I may be overlooking that may hinder is attempt??

thanks, Lou

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Remove the cap and mark the orientation of the rotor with a mark on the intake manifold. This way when you put in the new distributor, you can line up the rotor with the mark for proper timing. You still need to fine tune the timing with a timing light.

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