Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault on Chevrolet Blazer

The distributor may develop internal faults. This can cause a rough running engine or stalling condition, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the distributor should be overhauled or replaced to correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 141,751 (50,000–260,000)
Engine affected: Gasoline
16 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
31 people reported this problem
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replace distributor two times still check engine light comes on and now i have a tapping sound whta could it be? the timing chain
2001 Chevrolet Blazer 73,000 mi,
engine dies when driving but starts right back up drive a little more and engine dies again
2001 Chevrolet Blazer 80,000 mi,
Vehicle would buck or surge at constant speed. Replaced distributor
Car would not start at all. Required a new distributor.
Fails to start if raining, distributor cap and rotor without spark to turn engine over
engine misfire,car stalled,no restart,drive gear on plastic housed distributor stripped,new 1 year warrantee distributor installed,now oil pressure low when car gets warm,(85000 miles)
1992 Chevrolet Blazer 187,567 mi,
the rotor button has wobble to it
2002 Chevrolet Blazer 121,000 mi,
screw on one side of distributor pulled out, causing it to not be seated flat. This caused misfires and had to be taken into the shop. The cap also had to be replaced.
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 140,000 mi,
replaced distributor cap
2001 Chevrolet Blazer 50,000 mi,
Bucking/Misfiring at speed. Hard starting. Replaced distributor.