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.
Car Problem Reports
Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Internal Faults in Distributor Can Cause Engine Problems
Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Problem
Engines Affected: 5.7L V8, Gasoline
Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup, 5.7L V8, 123,000 mi
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!