what is the cause of a leak of oil in a distribuitor

Asked by Nov 06, 2015 at 06:48 PM about the 1993 Honda Accord 10th Anniversary Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i did change the distribuitor twise and is leaking,brake the inside seal

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40,855

It probably needs a new O-ring or two.

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like he said- the distributor sticks down into the head and is exposed to oil- so the top of the distributor must be sealed off from the bottom-

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