2001 Eclipse GT 3.0 Distributer cap, should it be sealed?

Asked by Oct 30, 2014 at 07:03 PM about the 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have an Eclipse GT 2001, Was replacing cap and rotor, noticed lots of corrosion. when I put the cap back on i noticed that i can put my finger in the cap from the back side. Shouldn't it be sealed?

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Shouldn't be, make sure you have it seated properly. Did you mount the old one to see if you have the same issue?

yes it's mounted correctly. with it open like that any and all moisture or containminates can enter. most caps are sealed to prevent moisture from corroding.

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