GMC Sonoma Problem Report

GMC Sonoma Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault

(15 reports)

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.

Distributor started having a rattling noise. I replaced the rotor and top, didn't help. Also generated lots of ignition noise in the radio. Local dealer repaired. -
I lose and gain power while driver and radio has hissing sounds -
truck starts when cold drive it 2 miles and it stalls after a few seconds it will restart -
Had to replace distributor -
engine runs rough and has a lose of power. -
Being from Western New York, My problem was caused by excessive corrosion in and around the distributor packs. This caused short condition which actually blew the fuel pump fuse. This must be a common problem, because it had happened to my previous truck. 1994 Chevy S10, same engine. -
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