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I can't get the distributor rotor back on. Aftermarket part. Mazda part ordered, but I'm thinking of a new distributor. Any ideas?

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Sounds like you may just have the wrong part. I'd get your money back and get the right part from Mazda. Seems like a waste to replace the whole dissy because someone sold you the wrong part.

Do the two rotor buttons you have look identical?
It may just be a dud. Take it back and tell them it doesn't fit.

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