Distributor

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Distributor

A wholesaler; an individual, corporation, or partnership buying goods in bulk quantities from a manufacturer at a price close to the cost of manufacturing them and reselling them at a higher price to other dealers, or to various retailers, but not directly to the general public.

See: merchant
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While you might be able to fix it by simply removing the distributor cap and drying it out really well, I'd recommend replacing the cap, the rotor and the wires.
If the engine gives up the ghost, wipe the battery leads, distributor cap and ignition coil (in older cars), before spraying the entire area.
I told the driver I had found the problem under the distributor cap.
Engine misfires are not unknown, and sound dreadful, but can be caused by something simple such as worn or faulty spark plugs, distributor cap, rotor arm or high tension leads.
Roberge's high school science project, built in the shape of an engine showing how spark is distributed to spark plugs from the distributor cap.
He added a muffler and a distributor cap, straightened out the rear bumper and sent the man and his family on their way.
Also ensure the proper modified distributor cap is fitted.