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Need to replace o-rings on distributor housing of 92 geo tracker.

I don't know if I need to drain oil before removing the distributor housing. I know its on cylinder head but I don't know if oil will come pouring out if I remove it. Also, my haynes manual doesn't give any torque specs for the housing, in fact, doesn't say much of anything about the housing except in the rebuild section says take off three bolts and remove, thats it. Any help?

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No you do not need to drain the oil

Posted on Mar 22, 2014

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    Alan Lane Mar 24, 2014

    I have a 1990 Geo. All I need to do is take one bolt out. Make sure you mark where it is and also make sure you observe where the rotor cap is so when you put it back in it's in the same spot. You will have to twist it as it pulls up. Same as when installing it. The oring is located right on the throat of the distributor.

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