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GMC Jimmy Internal Faults in Distributor Can Cause Engine Problems

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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

Average Mileage: 120,408 mi (76,000 mi - 150,225 mi)


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.

  • Visitor, , 135,000 mi

    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. ???.

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  • Visitor, , 150,225 mi

    check engine light was on with a random cylinder misfire code.. There was also a distinct noise heard from the distributor.. replacement of the distributor proved to correct the ploblem....

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