What causes a distributor cap to build up green corrosion on the contact points inside the cap 93 Chevrolet 4.3 liter engine

5

Asked by Feb 15, 2015 at 01:05 PM about the 1993 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Indy Pace Standard Cab SB

Question type: General

4 Answers

Electric

12,085

There are contact sprays that can be used to clean the electrical contacts. Spray them and with a fine copper wire brush, clean all the contact points. If you have a air blower, blow the scrapings and brush bristles out. There also are caned air used on computers that you can use to blow out the cap and rotor. Make sure the cap is secured and sealed. Make sure the spray states it can be used on electrical contacts and is not oil based. Alcohol based is best as it leaves no residue.

17,245

Cheap caps. Get ones with brass contacts

5

The cap has brass terminals. It is a Borg Warner cap.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

C/K 1500

Looking for a Used C/K 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 1,068 nationwide C/K 1500 listings starting at $4,599.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet C/K 1500 Questions

Chevrolet C/K 1500 Experts

#1 Andrew Olsen
Andrew Olsen
Reputation 3,030
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,410
#3 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 1,540
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
931 Great Deals out of 62,271 listings starting at $1,395
Used Ford F-150
2,884 Great Deals out of 212,656 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet C/K 2500
241 listings starting at $5,500
Used Dodge Ram 1500
535 Great Deals out of 12,998 listings starting at $2,199
Used Chevrolet C/K 3500
274 listings starting at $6,999
Used Chevrolet Camaro
309 Great Deals out of 38,867 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet S-10
14 Great Deals out of 1,662 listings starting at $1,995