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Chevrolet K1500 Replacement Distributor Information

Your Chevy K1500's distributor relays electrical power from your vehicle's coil to the cylinders of your internal combustion engine. Most new cars don't use distributors anymore, relying instead upon distributor less ignition systems. More often than not, it's the distributor's cap that goes bad when it becomes caked with grease. Distributor caps often break in cars that are kept outside in cold temperatures because the heat that accompanies the ignition process can shatter cold plastic. When your Chevy K1500's distributor isn't operating effectively, your car will begin to shake because your engine's timing and firing processes aren't operating efficiently. This shaking can manifest as anything from a low vibration to a violent jerking motion. You may also have a very hard time starting your vehicle. You can buy a replacement distributor for your Chevy K1500 at

Chevrolet K1500 Distributor They are available for the following Chevrolet K1500 years: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 99, 98, 97, 96, 95, 94, 93, 92, 91, 90, 89, 88. This part is also sometimes called Chevrolet K1500 Ignition Distributors. We stock distributor parts for most Chevrolet models including C1500, S10, Corvette, Camaro, Blazer, Tahoe, Impala, Caprice, Silverado 1500, C10, Astro, C2500, K2500, K1500 Suburban, S10 Blazer, C1500 Suburban, C10 Pickup, C3500, K10, Nova, Express 1500, Express 3500, El Camino, R10, K3500, Sprint, Express 2500, Truck, LUV, Monte Carlo, Bel Air, Tracker, P30, G20, K2500 Suburban, C20, K20, LLV, G30 and C20 Pickup.

We stock these Distributor brands for the Chevrolet K1500: Replacement, A1 Cardone, WAI Global, MSD, Delphi, API, DIY Solutions, Brock and SKP.

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The Chevrolet K1500 distributor is a component of the ignition system which accurately transmits the required electrical energy required for the spark plugs to the fire. This electrical energy enters the ignition coils through the wires and transmits via the contacts in the distributor cap to the spark plug wires. The wear and tear of the distributor is caused by the high voltage and the spinning rotor cap. Though replacing it is not as expensive as some of the other automotive repairs. Finding good quality parts for great deals online can help you save some money.

Common Chevrolet K1500 Distributor Problems

If your 1998 Chevrolet Silverado distributor cap and rotor become faulty, it can cause the engine to misfire. There may not be any spark sent and thus, the engine will fail to start. A malfunctioning distributor can also trigger the Check Engine light too, or create a strange noise. Chevrolet 350 distributor problems can produce strange noises which may sound like clicking, tapping or spluttering. Such sound demand Chevrolet 350 TBI distributor replacement immediately.

How Does a Car Distributor Work?

The electric current enters the distributor via the ignition coil. A breaker switch regulated the opening and closing of the primary circuit of the coil, and a rotating arm atop the shaft that is driver by a camshaft gear. The distributor shaft connects directly with the camshaft in case of the overhead cam engines. There is a metal piece in the rotor that comes in contact with a high voltage cable which directs the current from the ignition coil. This coil spins in order to transmit every output contact that connects to the sparks through the high-tension leads. Electric current jumps the tiny gaps between the arm and the contacts. All the internal parts of this system are covered by a distributor cap. The distributor cap has a post for each cylinder and allows the electric current to reach each spark plug timely.

Expense of Chevrolet K1500 Distributor Service

The price of buying a replaced Chevrolet K1500 Distributor at your personal repair shop can vary greatly depending on what city you live in, the magnitude of the work needed, and the year of the car. Getting the repair done at your personal mechanic's shop will cost anywhere from $384 to $802 depending on the mechanic and the exact circumstances of the service. Approximately 84% of the expense for this replacement is the cost of the part while the remaining 16% will be the expense for the labor. Getting it individually at can save you a large amount of cash; you will be able to buy a Chevrolet K1500 Distributor for just $49 on the site, saving you up to $624.68 on the repair.

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