3-44. Ignition Distributor
d. Removal of Solenoid Switch. Refer to figure
3-31 and remove starter solenoid switch as follows:
a. General. The distributor is mounted forward of
(1) Tag and disconnect wires and cables from
the starter and is gear driven by a drive assembly
starter solenoid switch.
actuated by the camshaft. The distributor can be
(2) Remove two screws, nuts and lock washers
removed and installed without retiming the engine.
securing solenoid snitch to battery box. Remove
When removing the distributor do not loosen or re-
move the advance arm (fig. 3-32). Remove distribu-
e. Installation of Solenoid Switch. Refer to figure
tor and advance arm as an assembly.
3-31 and install starter solenoid switch as follows:
b. Removal. Refer to figure 3-32 and remove the
(1) Install starter solenoid switch on battery box
distributor as follows:
and secure with two screws, nuts, and lock washers.
(1) Disconnect spark plug cables and high tension
(2) Connect wires and cables to solenoid switch.
cable from coil from distributor cap. Disconnect coil
Refer to tags for correct installation.
primary lead from terminal on side of distributor.
Disengage springs and remove cap from distributor.
(2) Remove screw and washers securing advance
arm to engine and lift distributor from drive housing.
Figure 3-32. Ignition distribution, installed view
Figure 3-31. Starter solenoid switch, installed view.