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02-22-2012, 02:32 PM
Well I replaced my 5.7L with a crate motor. Broke down the old one and found a broken piston on the left side. I now have a few small issues with hesitation at acceleration AFTER the burb warms up....
I had this happen to me with my 97 5.7L. I ended up changing the fuel relay fuse ($15.00) and she fired right up.
1997 Chev Suburban, 1999 VW Passat, 1998 Chev Malibu, 1998 Ford Escort, and 2000 Ford Mustang.
Hello, I'm new to the site. I'm not a motor head but I'm always learning something new. Brian
Interesting post. Im having the same issue with my 97 burb. What you described I have and then found out I had a distibutor that lost the spacer above the gear causing it to damage the cap and rotor....
01-04-2012, 10:28 AM
Thanks for the posts. I replaced the old cap and rotor, I purchased a new distributor. When I replaced the distributor I ended up with the same banging crashing sound on the left side of the motor...
01-02-2012, 10:09 AM
I pulled the distrubutor and the bushing was gone causing the rotor to rise and hit the cap. Put in the new one and it still misses badly.
I'm going to set the #1 cylinder at TDC, align the...
01-01-2012, 03:10 PM
I have an issue with the rotor hitting the distributor cap. Well I have more issues as well. Motor starts and it sounds like a train wreck on the left side. Replaced camshaft and crankshaft sensors....
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