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Old 02-04-2010, 04:03 PM
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Default 3.0 chatter

my 91 3.0 has a chatter under the hood (sounds similar to a waterpump chattering kinda). narrowed it down to the distributor and cant figure it out. it goes away as the truck warms up and is really loud when its cold out.
thought it could be rotor rubbing on the cap. put in new cap and rotor, still does it. the new cap and rotor does not rub.

Any ideas??!! thank you!
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Old 02-04-2010, 05:06 PM
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just a guess...distributor gear?.....or bushings in the distributor housing?......if it was knocking that bad I think you'd have seen wear in the cap or it probably wouldn't have run.....sure its the distributor?
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Old 02-05-2010, 09:24 AM
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I had the same issue in a 91 jeep its the bearing on the distributor. Just replace the who distributor and it will go away.
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Old 02-05-2010, 09:45 PM
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I had the same issue in a 91 jeep its the bearing on the distributor. Just replace the who distributor and it will go away.
thats what i think ill have to do. It just is so uncommon ya kno
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Old 02-06-2010, 06:37 AM
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Ya I know it doesn't happen to offten its just a miner defect from the manufacture. So you know it wont go bad any time soon its just anoying. So if you dont have the fundage then you can leave it till you do.
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Old 02-06-2010, 02:20 PM
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thanks
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