DIED AND FOUND DISTRIBUTOR GEAR TEETH ALMOST GONE WHAT IS PROBLEM?

  • Tiny
  • heliman
  • 1993 Ford Aerostar
  • 150,000 miles

93 ford aerostar already changed distributor and problem repeated. Visual inspected camshaft and valve train components, found no mechanical damage.

Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 12:29 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,549 posts

I remember that happening to fords in the 80' and early 90's. There was a fix that used a flat washer under the distributor to shim it up to change the gear contact with the cam. I will try to find the tsb and get it to you.

Roy

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Sunday, October 16th, 2011 AT 1:02 AM

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