What could cause a distributor to go bad? on 1996 Honda Accord

I bought a distributor a couple weeks ago after my old distributor went.replaced it,p1381 code went away after about a week or 2 and now its pulling up a code p1381 again.Why is it doing that?could it be because loose/no bolts?wires bad?thermostat ground?

by in High Springs, FL on February 02, 2013
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ANSWER by , February 02, 2013
hondas are bad for dist did you buy a new one or a used one?
COMMENT by , February 02, 2013
i bought a new one.the weird thing is,it seems to be running fine.