OIL IN THE DISTRIBUTOR

  • Tiny
  • jebl1216
  • 1989 Plymouth Sundance
  • 98,000 miles

Not getting any spark took off the distributor cap and found oil in there what are the possible reasons for this

Monday, December 19th, 2011 AT 10:51 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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  • 28,864 posts

There has got to be a seal somewhere in the shaft of the distributor to keep oil out. So worn or damaged distrubitor.

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Monday, December 19th, 2011 AT 10:54 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Worned distributor drive gear, seal/gasket

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Monday, December 19th, 2011 AT 10:56 PM

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