Audi A4

Since 1994 of release

Repair and car operation

Audi А4
+ Running gear
+ Regular servicing
+ Engines
+ Turbo-supercharging
+ Exhaust system
+ Cooling system
+ Fuel tank and the fuel pump
+ The air filter and channels всасывания
+ Injection system
+ Coupling
+ Transmission and the main transfer
+ Suspension bracket of wheels and steering
+ Brakes
+ Wheels and tyres
+ The electrotechnical equipment
- Ignition system
   That provides ignition
   When there is an ignition of a toplivno-air mix?
   Different systems of ignition
   So there is an ignition spark
   Executive office
   System brain
   The signals arriving in the block of management
   Detonation adjustment
   Be cautious in circulation with ignition
   Works on ignition system
   Search of malfunctions in ignition
   The ignition distributor
   High voltage knot
   Replacement of spark plugs
   Correct choice of spark plugs
   Check of the moment of ignition
+ Illumination
+ The alarm equipment
+ Tools and devices
+ Heating and ventilation
+ Body details
+ Salon
Search of malfunctions
Technical characteristics

The ignition distributor

Wires of a high voltage of the distributor incorporate to spark plugs according to sequence of ignition in the engine of 1,6 l. By figures it is shown, to what cylinder there should be a given wire (numbering system in front back). The letter Z designates the main wire of a high voltage to candles.

The engine capacity of 74 kw

The distributor somewhat the two-storeyed. Each floor performs different work:

  • In the top part the rotating finger of the distributor submits a power-current on separate spark plugs.
  • In the bottom part of the distributor the gauge of the Hall sending impulses of ignition settles down.

How to open the distributor


  1. Wring out a screw-driver metal fixing скобы covers.
  2. Disconnect the wire of the screen connected to weight.
  3. Uncover the distributor, the high voltage wire remains connected.
  4. Disconnect a distributor finger, remove the dustproof cover located under it.
  5. At installation a dustproof cover put so that its fixing ledge has entered into a groove on the brink of the distributor case.
  6. On a distributor finger there is a welded on ledge which enters into dredging of a shaft of the distributor.
  7. On a distributor cover also there is the welded on ledge protecting from прокручивания which should enter into cut in the distributor case.

Check of the distributor of ignition


  1. Uncover the distributor. It should be pure with internal and an outer side that the crosspiece spending a current of ignition at the expense of a dirt, products истирания or a moisture has not turned out.

     Important: smooth out contacts of wires of ignition on a distributor inside. The layer oxide causes ignition infringements.

  2. The graphite contact brush in the middle should be smooth and shining, it is easy to be compressed and without jamming again to be unclenched.
  3. The distributor finger should not be fused in the field of a uvula of contact and over заливочным компаундом antinoise resistance between average contact and a uvula. On a distributor finger there should be a designation R1.
  4. The strips reminding pencil, on a cover of the distributor are traces of burns from creeping currents which have laid itself a way at the expense of a dirt or dampness and have left these burns.
  5. In this case as the time help it is possible соскрести their screw-driver or a knife and to cover with universal glue, nail polish or in emergency lipstick.