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What is the probable cause of cap and rotor internally blistering on 5.7 vortec?

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  • cowboy2055 Jul 31, 2008

    Well, I have to call myself an idiot. When reviewing when the last time I did a tune up on the vehivle it seems that it was 50,000 miles ago.And the coil could not jump .100,000 spark gap. Duhh!!!!

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Parts quality, moisture, do you live by the coast?

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