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1990 Honda accord... thought it just needed a new battery so I jumped it and drove it to Les Schwab. On the way, the car died. Got it towed. Got a new battery but wouldn't start at all. The guys at L. Schwab checked it out and said its not getting a spark. They suggested it might be a bad ignition coil? I got the distributor cap off but it seems the rotor is in the way and I can't get to the ignition coil. Any help out there?

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Sorry to hear that you are having trouble with your accord. The distributor rotor is simple to remove, it has a screw behind the rotor blade, although this may not be visible to you because of the current position of the rotor. Try and start the the car; this will cause the rotor to spin and expose the screw you need to loosen to remove the rotor.

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