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The distributor cap on my 1987 Honda Civic is filling up with engine oil. The engine runs rough. Is there a solution to this problem. Thanks

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Distrubutor must be removed and rebuilt as oil is leaking past seals.

Posted on Aug 23, 2010

  • pfurlongire Aug 24, 2010

    Thanks for your advice on my distributor filling with oil. When you say it has to be rebuilt does that mean when I unbolt and remove the dizzy shaft, I have to strip it down and then rebuild it. Or when I pull out the shaft, wil I find some seals I can replace without taking the shaft apart. Do I need to be concerned about my engine timing.

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