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.
Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault on GMC Jimmy
Average mileage: 120,408 (76,000–150,225)
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1998 GMC Jimmy135,000Visitor
problem: wont start if it rains. i changed dist @ roter,crank senser,cam senser,fuel pump. gets spark and has 55 to 60 lb of fuel presher. ???.
1999 GMC Jimmy150,225Visitor
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