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distributor

a business such as a RETAILER or WHOLESALER which acts as an intermediary in a DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL. Distributors take title to goods (that is, purchase goods) which they then on-sell to customers. See also DISTRIBUTOR BRANDS.
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But when the engine gets cold, the moisture re-condenses inside the distributor cap, and on the next rainy morning, you have the same problem.
Cover the distributor cap with fingerless marigolds to prevent damp
Battery make sure the battery is charged, the terminals are clean and check for wear or aging of the alternator belt and distributor cap.
A bad crank-angle sensor could interrupt the spark, as could a failure of any part of the secondary ignition system, like the distributor cap, rotor, coil wire or coil.
He didn't stock Toyota parts, but he called a friend who did: "I need a distributor cap for a Toyota Ter-Kel, whatever the hell that is.
He was fifth fastest after two heats but a third heat excursion saw him land so heavily that he broke the rotary arm on his distributor cap.
If the engine is running, the spark plug wire, distributor cap and ignition coil will all give you a nasty shock if you touch them.