1500 Pickup

Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault on Chevrolet 1500 Pickup

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 131,948 (91,000–200,000)
Engines affected: 4.3L V6, 5.0L V8, 5.7L V8, 7.4L V8
7 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996
14 people reported this problem
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Low idling in park, almost diying, sluggish start and almost life my transmission is weak or going out, but still goes in all gears.
Squealing sound coming from distributor. Shortly thereafter, the pickup stalled and I had to replace the distributor to correct the problem.