Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault on Chevrolet 1500 Pickup

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.

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Average mileage: 109,264 (91,000–129,794)
Engines affected: 4.3L V6, 5.7L V8, 7.4L V8
7 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996
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1995 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup - 5.7L V8 107,000 mi,
idels fine but when you give it gas it spits & sputters.
Low idling in park, almost diying, sluggish start and almost life my transmission is weak or going out, but still goes in all gears.
1993 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup - 7.4L V8 129,794 mi,
Not fixed yet.
1992 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup - 5.7L V8 91,000 mi,
Squealing sound coming from distributor. Shortly thereafter, the pickup stalled and I had to replace the distributor to correct the problem.