Home Auto Repair 1999 Honda Civic LX Distributor REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

1999 Honda Civic LX Distributor REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

Download Fig. Exploded view of a Hitachi style distributor Fig. Exploded view of a TEC style distributor Fig. Distributor mounting bolt torque Fig. Position of the ignition wires on the distributor cap Fig. Matchmark the position of the distributor before removal Fig. Using a closed end wrench, remove the distributor mounting bolts Fig. Remove the distributor Fig. Location of the distributor mounting bolts holes Fig. Use a small pick to remove the O-ring from the distributor Fig. Always replace the O-ring before re-installing the distributor Fig. Distributor adjusting bolt location The radio may contain a coded theft protection circuit. Always make note of the code before disconnecting the battery. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Access the crankshaft pulley bolt through the left side inner fender liner. Use a socket, long extension and a suitable ratchet to rotate the engine. Rotate the engine counterclockwise until the white Top Dead Center (TDC) mark on the pulley aligns with the pointer on the engine cover. 3. Label and the ignition wires but do not remove them. 4. Remove the distributor cap and note the location of the ignition rotor.