An internal distributor fault could cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate, an engine misfire, or a stalling condition. Replacement of the distributor is commonly recommend to correct this concern.
Car Problem Reports
Pontiac Firebird Internal Faults in Distributor Can Cause Engine Problems
Pontiac Firebird Problem
Engine Affected: 5.7L V8
Average Mileage: 83,700 mi (82,400 mi - 85,000 mi)