Audi 80/90/Coupe

since 1986-1991 release

Repair and operation of the car

Audi 80/90/Coupe
+ 1.2. Identification of the car
+ 2. Engines, carburetors
3. Lubrication system
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Exhaust system
- 7. System of ignition
   7.1.2. Specifications (4-cylinder models)
   7.1.3. Components of system of ignition for 5-cylinder models
   7.1.4. Specifications (5-cylinder models)
   7.1.5. CIS-E Motronic control unit (alarm block)
   7.1.6. Distributor rotor
   7.1.7. Ignition distributor (4-cylinder models)
   7.1.8. Ignition distributor (5-cylinder models)
   7.1.9. Components of system of ignition for 20-valvate models
   7.1.10. Specifications (20-valvate models)
+ 8. Transmission
+ 9. Suspension brackets, wheels
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Steering
+ 12. Body, salon
+ 13. Air conditioning system
+ 14. Electric equipment

7.1.7. Ignition distributor (4-cylinder models)



On a rotor there has to be R1 tag (for the cars equipped with Hall's generator).


1) And – at the installed engine establish a flywheel in the top dead point – the cylinder 1
2) In – at the removed engine – establish a tag on a vibroquencher (pulley) opposite to a tag on a belt cover
3) level a tag on a cam-shaft asterisk with a cover of a head of cylinders (it is specified by an arrow)
4) level a drive ledge cut with a carving opening


The head of a tightening bolt of the distributor is closed by a seal which needs to be removed if the distributor for any reason is removed.

5) install the distributor so that the rotor was directed to a tag for the cylinder 1 on a distributor casing
6) clear a distributor cover before installation, check it regarding cracks and traces of soot as result of sparking, if necessary replace
7) adjust an ignition advancing corner
8) tighten tightening a distributor bolt (25 N. of m)
9) establish a new seal on a long bolt of the distributor


When replacing the control unit check installation of a corner of an advancing of ignition, if necessary adjust.