Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault on Cadillac Fleetwood

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: 101,500 (101,500–101,500)
3 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996
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My opti-spark distributor failed about 10000 miles ago. Its location under the water pump means that if the pump leaks, the distributor gets wet and quits. That's what happened to my car.
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