Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault on Pontiac Firebird

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.

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Average mileage: 100,800 (82,400–135,000)
Engine affected: 5.7L V8
5 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997
8 people reported this problem
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problem details
1994 Pontiac Firebird - 5.7L V8 135,000 mi,
Had to replace distributer because of stalling problems.
1993 Pontiac Firebird - 5.7L V8 85,000 mi,
Opti spark failure. Had to replace distributor
1993 Pontiac Firebird - 5.7L V8 82,400 mi,
optispark went bad had to replace it. First problem ever.