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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-30-2008, 08:12 PM Thread Starter
 
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Grand cherokee leaking oil

Guys my wifes Jeep leaks oil from around what would be the distribitor,guess its a pick up,but my question is can I just pull it out and change the gasket.Or does it have to have it brought up to TDC and retimed?
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You didn't specify which engine, so I'll just give you the general instructions.

Make some marks before removing it. Mark the outer housing so you can get it back in with the timing close to where it is now. Also mark where the rotor is pointing. After putting it back in make sure that it is as close as possible to the marks, and then set the timing.

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Sorry its a 2000 with the 4.o inline six.It don't have the dist it has a ,I guess pick up it only has one wire.It has six coils one on each plug with no plug wires.
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