Chevy/GMC Small Trucks Forum Discuss the Colorado, Canyon, Sonoma, S-10, etc here!

Distibutor Gear Worn

  #1  
Old 09-13-2006, 07:35 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 2
Default Distibutor Gear Worn

I have a 2001 S-10 4.3 liter that has approx 50,000 miles on it and it quit on me yeaterday. The mechnic says that the Distributor gear was chewed up???? What could have caused this and will there be anymore damage to the motor from cranking it over to try and get it to run? Would the oil pump still be working? IS this going to cost me big dollars? Please help.
 
  #2  
Old 10-19-2007, 03:22 PM
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location:
Posts: 24
Default RE: Distibutor Gear Worn

Howdy, alpinebeers. I like Yuingling and Amber Boch A/B personaly.[sm=icon_cheers.gif] So the dis gear is chewd up and the postings isfrom 9/13/06 I hope you have fixed the problem, but if not this is what i think my be the problem.Oil pump gone bad orTimeing Chain. If it ever backfired or jumped timing, witch you should check. It would affect the distributer gear and the oil pump.If the oil pump is bad it will affect the gears on the distributer. Turning the motor over dose not help the valve train, and i wish other top10 forum poasters would have helped you out sooner than this.[sm=headbang.gif]



 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
sailorman
Toyota Tundra
3
10-23-2012 09:27 AM
ALFONSO318
Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum
3
06-21-2009 01:32 PM
hyperlite14
Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum
2
01-16-2006 02:40 AM
sharp
Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum
0
01-05-2006 01:56 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Distibutor Gear Worn


Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.