2500 Pickup

Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault on Chevrolet 2500 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: 123,000 (123,000–123,000)
Engines affected: 5.7L V8, Gasoline
7 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1999
8 people reported this problem
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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!