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Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault on Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 108,666 (56,000–150,000)
Engines affected: 4.3L V6, 4.8L V8, 5.3L V8
5 model years affected: 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, more2010
7 people reported this problem
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lost ability to stop the truck. had to step on the brakes and hold the wheel just to make a hard turn. at that moment i had to put it in park to lock the breaks up while the Trottle systems was still stuck and shut the truck off. so i assume i need to look into the GM stabilitrac area just to see if that was the issue, it was like a movie. Nikki