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Strange engine miss

  • I recently had the distributor replaced at the dealership on a 94 Chevy k1500. Ever since I get a slight miss right after cranking the engine and my tach jumps after starting while still in park. Any Idea what may be going on?  The truck runs fine after the engine is put into drive.

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    PATH:  Diagnostics > Diagnostic Trouble Codes > Reading Codes
    PATH:  Diagnostics > Diagnostic Trouble Codes > OBD-I Diagnostic Trouble Codes
    PATH:  Engine Electrical > Ignition Timing > Adjustment
    PATH:  Engine Performance & Emission Controls > Vacuum Diagrams