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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.
Well, a peep wing mirror, maybe, or a baby moon hub cap, or there again, what about a coloured distributor cap?
Every 400-500 hours or 3 months: Inspect and adjust belts; inspect ignition system (distributor cap and rotor, ignition coil, and spark plug wires).
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.
The major obvious problem was a badly broken distributor cap. Fortunately the locating tab was still intact, so careful work with black electrical tape resulted in what looked like a cap that might distribute the spark properly.
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.