distributor cap

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Noun1.distributor cap - the cap of the distributor that holds in place the wires from the distributor to the spark plugs
cap - something serving as a cover or protection
electrical distributor, distributer, distributor - electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
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This car has an old-fashioned distributor cap and rotor.
Battery make sure the battery is charged, the terminals are clean and check for wear or aging of the alternator belt and distributor cap.
His distributor cap went which meant he could only go at 30 miles an hour," she said.
In more recent years, getting a tune-up meant replacing spark plugs, air filter, fuel filter, PCV valve, distributor cap and rotor (if applicable).
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.
I discovered that the HT leads, the distributor cap and the alternator were also malfunctioning.
A cracked distributor cap lead meant they couldn't start the car up on the morning of the rally - but once that problem was solved they had a fairly straightforward day.
Make sure that the distributor cap is moisture and dirt-free.
Putting rubber gloves on the distributor cap to stop damp.