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Will a magnet ruin a distributor?

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by joebeajetski, Aug 23, 2006.

  1. joebeajetski

    joebeajetski Junior Member

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    My dad was cleaning out the distributor for my 99 civic with a magnet since there were metal shavings in it when he was drilling out a busted screw. Could that magnet have ruined my distributor? Thanks guys!
    -Joe
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    why wouldnt you use an air gun instead?
     
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    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    logic>all
     
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    CRX-YEM Super Moderator Moderator VIP

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    I don't see how using a magnet to pick up metal shaving would ruin a distributor
     
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