How to reinstall mail and restore preferences

Mail is going crazy on my MBP and MP. I am on IMAP and the spam functions on both my mac won't work. I have tried a restore and nothing will change. I have some rules and preferences that I would like to keep. How do I uninstall mail and do a clean reinstall? I have app cleaner. I also want to reload my junk mail rules and signatures.

"Mail is going crazy," is not a very descriptive explanation of your issues. You should provide some details, i.e, what mail service provider are you sing, what error messages are you getting, are you using Mail's junk filtering or a program like SpamSieve, have you tried deleting the Mail accounts and adding them back?
In any case, don't delete the Mail app, unless you want to reinstall Mavericks, the only way to get it back.

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