Distributor Squeal Can Sould Like Loose Belton Acura Integra

A loud squealing noise on high mileage cars can be confused with a loose fan belt. The distributor should be inspected because it can seize, which can cause the timing belt to slip resulting in serious engine damage.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage : 166,633 (134,899–198,000)
Engine Affected: 1.8L 4 Cylinder
12 Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
15 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
1991 Acura Integra- 1.8L 4 Cylinder167,000
Also kind of sounds like a chain saw. It has happened twice. Distributor rotor very loud. Will have the shop replace it again. Car wouldn't start & shop replaced old corroded distributor & coil. Engine light has come on twice, but gone away. Occasionally car dies for an instant while moving from stop (jerks like you popped the clutch), then continues on fine.
1 person likes thisFlag inappropiate
1991 Acura Integra- 1.8L 4 Cylinder198,000
Squealing sound from the passenger side of the car, I marked the distributor on any of the rotating parts before removing it. After removal I spun it by hand and it was hard to turn and felt rough. I replaced the whole unit with a new complete set including the distributor cap.
Related Items:
The squealing sound is load and clear in upper corner on driver side
seat belt rolls forward but wont roll back to buckle up
is there a bolt or screw on the rotor of the distributor cap, if so where and how do you remov...
one day i got out of the car and seat belt went forward like it should,and when i got back in t...