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How To Install Nissan 1400 Electronic Distributor?


Installing a Nissan 1400 electronic distributor is not as difficult as it may seem at first. In this blog post, we’ll go through the installation process step-by-step to help make sure that you get your engine running smoothly and efficiently in no time.

Tools Required

Before beginning the installation process, you’ll need to gather up some tools: a screwdriver, an adjustable wrench or socket set with 12mm or 14mm sockets, and some electrical tape. You’ll also need access to an automotive parts store for purchasing the correct distributor cap and rotor for your vehicle’s model year.

Step 1: Removing The Old Distributor

First things first – removing the old distributor from your engine block will be necessary before installing a new one. To do this, use an adjustable wrench or socket set to loosen and remove the bolts holding down the old distributor. Once these are removed, carefully lift out the entire assembly while being mindful of any hoses or wires attached to it that might come loose during removal.

Step 2: Installing The New Distributor

Now that you have removed your old distributor from its housing, it’s time to install a new one! Begin by placing your new Nissan 1400 electronic distributor into its mount on top of the engine block – making sure all mounting holes line up correctly – then secure tightly using either nuts or bolts (depending on which type of fasteners were used in your vehicle). After tightening them securely in place move onto connecting all relevant wires/vacuum lines needed for operation (if applicable).

Step 3: Connecting Wires & Vacuum Lines

Depending on what type of ignition system you have installed in your vehicle – whether points style with condenser unit or electronic ignition module – connect all relevant wires according to their designated locations; typically labeled clearly with either numbers/letters/colors etc.. For vacuum systems simply attach existing vacuum hose(s) back onto their corresponding ports located near base of distributor body (typically labeled “VAC1” etc.).

Step 4 : Setting Timing & Final Checks

Before starting up your newly installed distributed double check all connections made throughout installation process are tight/securely connected; even minor gaps can cause misfiring issues when running so take extra care here! Now turn key switch off again then set timing per manufacturer specifications using appropriate timing light tool if needed before turning key switch back on again and listening for smooth idle sound coming from engine bay area indicating success!


By following each step outlined above you should now be able experience smoother performance overall after having successfully installed latest version Nissan 1400 electronic distributed into respective vehicular application today! Always remember wear safety equipment such as eye protection whenever working around high voltage electric components like those found inside modern engines too just case anything unexpected happens during maintenance work session itself !

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