Question about Chrysler Sebring

1 Answer

THANKS FOR YOUR HELP. Dose the distributor itself needs to be replaced or the cap?

Posted by Anonymous on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2011

    the haynes repair manual says on that year model with a 2.5, you can't replace only the coil. they say you have to replace the whole distributor. is that a true statement? do you think it could be the crank sensor?

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2011

    if i can pour water on the distributor cap and cool it down then the car starts,sounds like the coil is heating up.right?

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2011

    THANKS AGAIN, think i found the problem with your help,

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Chrysler Master
  • 1,940 Answers

Usually, you only replace the Distributor Cap and Rotor, not the Distributor itself.

Posted on Apr 10, 2011

  • 2 more comments 
  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2011

    the repair manual says that on the 1999 sebring lxi u cant replace just the coil without replacing the whole distributor.is this ture? could it be the crank sensor?what are the steps to replacing the distributor or the crank sensor?

  • Jeremy Moore
    Jeremy Moore Apr 12, 2011

    Your ignition coil and camshaft position sensor is built in to the distributor. You should be able to pull the distributor out after removing 2 bolts holding the base of the distributor to the engine. If the car isn't running, I would say check the timing, crank sensor, etc. If it is misfiring, check the spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, rotor, distributor, etc.

  • Jeremy Moore
    Jeremy Moore Apr 13, 2011

    It is possible that the ignition coil in the distributor is breaking connection when it heats up, and the water cools it down to the point where it starts working again.

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2013

    After all this time, i found out what the problem was.the crankshaft sensor

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

Tip

How to Replace a Distributor Cap in Toyota?


Its a plastic cap and and on its top the sparks wires get connected.A small plastic rotor spins inside the distributor cap, firing each spark plug as it rotates. If the distributor gets faulty there the engine may not perform well. in most cases it has been noticed that only replacing the cap does not helps but with cap the rotors also need to be replaced. The procedure is as follows:--- 1) First of all disconnect the negative battery terminal. 2) Then remove the spark-plug wires . Note:-- Before removing the spark plug wires please note down how and where the wires are connected,then only remove the connections. 3) Then on the distributor there will be a cap.remove that cap.the cap is connected by two pins.you will have to press the pins from each side to loosen the distributor cap.Then lift the distributor cap from the top. 4)Then remove the rotor From distributor The rotor is fitted with two screws.Remove the screws and loosen the rotor. 5) Then lift the rotor out from its shaft. 6) To install new rotor and cap.reverse the procedure. This will help.Thanks.

on Mar 25, 2010 | Toyota Corolla Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Car started and ran fine, quit while driving and now there is no spark and turns over.


Hello first of all

In reading your issue at hand not having no spark there is only a few things that can cause this being that its a 1988 car i will list below what you need to go over and check.

1.spark plug wires
2. distributor cap
3. ignition rotor
4. coil pick up
5. faulty distributor

That being said most are a easy and cheap fix plug wires run about 20-35 bucks autozones duralast brand , distributor cap runs between 7-18 bucks , ignition rotor 3-8 bucks , coil pick up about 15-30 bucks all at autozone.

Now there is no real way to tell if there bad but a good examination of the distributor cap and rotor should tell you corroded inside cracked worn down.

i would start with distributor cap , ignition rotor, coil pick up if the car starts after this replace spark plugs wires. If that does not fix it most likely you distributor is faulty itself.

i hope it helps if so could you leave me so 4 thumbs up feedback thanks so much

May 16, 2011 | 1988 Ford Festiva

1 Answer

1993 chevy blazer s-10 won't start no spark beyond distributer


Hi,

You will need to check the ignition system for any faults.
This could be one of the following:
1: The ignition module
2: Voltage supply to the coil.
3. The rotor in the distributor.
4. The distributor cap itself.

Check these out and it should help you rectify this problem.

Thanks

Jason

Aug 17, 2010 | Chevrolet S 10 Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Hi the tack dose not work all the time


There should be a white wire on the side of distributor cap unused or the white wire beside the pink one that is proper tach reference

Aug 17, 2010 | 1985 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer

2 Answers

I have a 94 s10 blazer 4.3 and I had to remove the distributor but never marked it so now the timing is messed up. The distributor dose not have a #6 alignment mark so I cant get it working right. How do I...


Remove cylinder # 1 spark plug, # 1 is the front one on drives side, turn crankshaft pulley to TDC on compression stroke, you'll feel the comperssion at cylinder #1 spark plug hole, follow cylinder # 1 spark plug wire to distributor cap, mark outer part of distributor where # 1 sits, remove distributor and restabe distributor with rotor at mark you made, then set timing.

Jan 22, 2010 | 1994 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer

1 Answer

Dont know what the problem is


Check fuel pressure and check for spark and check that the airflow meter is operating, check for timing as well. Check for any wiring problems(loose connections, corrosion, condensation in distributor cap. Check distributor cap+rotor plug wire from coil to distributor. Check for any worn or damaged wiring or bad ground wire contacts. Air, Fuel, Spark and Timing are the key elements for an engine to run.

Apr 18, 2009 | 2004 Chevrolet Astro

1 Answer

1992 Cadillac Deville Sedan


i have two codes on my 92 cadillac sadan deville that read e 12 and e 96. i understand what they both mean. e12 is 'no distributor signal', and the other e 96 is 'torque convertor is overstrewsed'. i know that the toruque convertor is a big project itself, so im goin to send that into the professionals. but i might be able to fix the distributor, if it is the cap, or a false ground wire which hopefully it is. there is about 170,000 mi, and have gone threw alot of parts that i installed myself, but im not goin to let her go yet she still got alot of miles to go. i just need help on checking out the distributor cap for replacement.

Jul 01, 2008 | 1988 Cadillac Sedan DeVille

1 Answer

1990 deville distributor


With a car that year, the only replaceable item is the rotor button. The cap itself is also replaceable. If the gear itself gets damaged, you have to replace the whole thing.

May 26, 2008 | 1990 Cadillac Deville

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

58 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chrysler Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75051 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7726 Answers

Are you a Chrysler Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...