Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault on Chevrolet 2500 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: 123,000 (123,000–123,000)
Engines affected: 5.7L V8, Gasoline
7 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1999
7 people reported this problem
1 person shared problem details
1999 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup- 5.7L V8123,000
code was for a miss, bottom of distributor was worn off and allowed the distributor gear to climb up the cam gear eating the rotor and cap!! replaced distributor with one from a wrecking yard, problem solved!
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