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Offline Bluedodge4x4

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replacing the hall effect...how difficult?
« on: October 10, 2012, 11:35:40 PM »
how hard is it to replace the hall effect sensor in my 88 318? my Haynes manual says its just removing the cap, the 2 screws holding it in on the outside of the distributor, and then it slides right out. will i have to set any kind of air gap with the new one? thanks
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    Re: replacing the hall effect...how difficult?
    « Reply #1 on: October 10, 2012, 11:40:48 PM »
    Depends if the screws are stuck.


    No air gap.

    Check for rotor play and see if it can be measured (how far the rotor tip moves when wiggled)

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    Re: replacing the hall effect...how difficult?
    « Reply #2 on: October 11, 2012, 12:09:56 AM »
    how much if any play acceptable?
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    Re: replacing the hall effect...how difficult?
    « Reply #3 on: October 11, 2012, 06:19:09 AM »
    It helps to have a right angle screw driver. The fire wall is in the way of a longer straight one.

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