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My Isuzu Rodeo has problems cranking in the morning mostly sometimes in the evening takes a long time to start. new filter and spark plug
Check to see if your car has a cold start injector time switch, as well as a cold start injector or other related fuel delivery components. It could be a fuel supply issue, which would involve anything from the fuel...
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Wont start ...isnt firing helpppp
Hi there, thanks for writing in. You will need to actually check for spark at the spark plug, as well as checking the carburetor for fuel delivery. The carburetor could have a damaged float, plugged jets, or any number of...
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What value should the MAF signal be at idle?
Here is a breakdown of the wiring color codes, and the associated voltages on each, for engine running and ignition on. The signal from the mass airflow sensor should steadily sweep from 1.9 to 5 volts as you press and...
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Idles good but cuts out when trying to drive it normally.
There are a couple of ways to go about this and a few things have to be checked. The fuel system must be checked for the proper pressure going to the engine. The ignition system should be checked for its's...
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Engine whines, knocks, and has slow acceleration
Hey there. I would suggest you have a mechanic come and listen to the noise and verify the noise you hear. The engine may be making normal noises. You may be hearing the idle control and air pump noises that...
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cross member repair ect.
Hello. It is important to have this repaired as soon as possible. Though it does not affect much in your day to day driving, it does affect the structural integrity of the vehicle should you get into a car accident....
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Truck will start but dies 2 seconds later
Hi there. You are on the right track. This sounds like a fuel pump problem. Though there are other things that can cause this, the series of events that you mentioned are the most likely causes. I would test the...
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How do I check the pressure on the fuel pump?
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. You can test the fuel pressure in one of two ways: you can tap into the fuel rail and check the fuel pressure with a gauge, or you can remove the front fuel line...
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Temperature gauge going up and down
Hi there. The issue is the thermostat. It is sticking about half way and not opening all the way up or it has a lot of calcium buildup. I recommend replacing the thermostat and flushing the coolant out and putting...
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Our 1995 Isuzu Rodeo has black smoke from the tail pipe and it is chugging and we think it is the oxygen sensors. Could it be something else?
Hi there. There could be an issue with the fuel injectors, fuel pressure regulator, or the spark plugs. Check the spark plugs and see if they are wet with fuel. Black smoke is a sign of excessive burning fuel. Check...
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Can I used an ignition coil with the primary resistance per spec but the secondary with lower resistance.
Hi there. To properly repair your vehicle you need to use the correct ignition coil. If you do not use the right coil then it either will not work or it can damage the circuit and the computer. The resistance...
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I need help replacing my 1985 Dodge Ram d50 rotors
Hi there: If you're referring to the brake rotors on the front end, the best advice we can offer is to purchase a service manual for your 1985 Dodge Power Ram; as this will give you detailed instructions on how...
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I recently bought a 1987 montero and the EGR light is on.....what does this mean
The EGR warning light signifies that something is wrong in the exhaust gas recirculation system. The problem could be as simple as EGR passageways that are clogged with carbon (the passageways can be cleaned out), or the EGR valve and/or...
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Rough in neutral and runs fine in gear will stall when shifting out of gear to neutral
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, turning on AC or engaging the brakes). The Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor...
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1997 Isuzu Rodeo 2WD 2.6L - Where do I pick up signal for an aftermarket tachometer? No factory tach.
Hi there. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer tech assistance on aftermarket part upgrades or installs, as we don't offer these services to customers. I would recommend that you purchase a repair and service manual manual for your Isuzu as...
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popping and shaking when I drive
The proper way to check the suspension is to jack the front end up from beneath the suspension control arms. This simulates the weight of the vehicle on the road. Then you can check the suspension for both left and...
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Car not acclerating in gear
It is possible that your clutch may have failed. When the clutch pedal is pressed down, this usually activates a switch that enables the engine to be started. There is no mechanical connection between the engine and the clutch. This...
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Will the bolt pattern match up with a '98 Mazda B3000 motor to my '88 transmission 1988 Mazda B3000
Hello - unless your '88 has the M5OD-R1 5-speed transmission, I don't believe this swap will work. There were simply too many engine changes over the 10 years, and the M5OD transmission is one of the few common elements. You...
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Why aren't my sparkplugs sparking?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first two components to look at are the distributor and the coil. If you have a spark tester, test light, or voltmeter, you can measure the power supply along the circuit and find...
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I have a 1982 Chrysler Lebaron Medallion 2.6l (G54b)vin D 8th digit. The engine recently went out. I found other engines that wer
The "D" in the eighth position of your VIN number designates the 2.6L engine. If your VIN has a "B" in the eighth position, that designates the 2.2L engine. Inasmuch as your vehicle was equipped with the 2.6L engine you...

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