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Where is the orifice tube on a 99 Isuzu rodeo
Your vehicle uses a thermostatic expansion valve, rather than an orifice tube, to meter refrigerant into the evaporator. This expansion valve is in the plastic case that contains the evaporator coil under the dash. You have to remove the evaporator...
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2002 isuzu rodeo blower motor not working. Appears to not have ground. when grounded to chasis I get the motor to run but only in
The ground in your application is probably switched on and off through a controller assembly which also varies the fan speed. Obviously the motor is working when you apply full battery voltage but there is a controller in the circuit...
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My car AC blows cold air when the car is moving but when I'm at a red right it starts blowing warm air.
When the car is moving, versus stopped, there is more air flow over the condenser (the heat exchanger in front of the radiator) and that airflow is essential to system operation. To maintain airflow when the car is in stop...
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what is the name of the opposite end of the thermostat housing where the thermostat seats?
Hi there. Without seeing what you are referring to, it's difficult to tell you exactly which part it might be that you need to replace. It's probably a better idea for you to review this website for replacement cooling system...
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Gas smell when I turn on the car
It sounds like you may have an evaporative emissions system leak. Your car has a small purge valve with a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes...
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I have a 2002 Isuzu rodeo it has a new air comperssior in it had ac already on when started the car it made a loud noise
You should not have to shut your AC off before turning off the vehicle for it to not make noise when starting up. It is possible that one of the pulleys are the belt itself is causing this noise. I...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo Transmission is jumping high but doesn't pick up speed right away. What could be wrong?
Hi there. Generally speaking, when this type of problem occurs, its caused by one of two transmission issues. Either the torque converter is starting to fail or you have an inner leak or obstruction of transmission fluid, caused either by...
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name of 2 small hoses 3/8" that run to the bottom of radiator from engine?
The two hoses are the transmission oil cooler lines that run from transmission steel lines to the radiator oil cooler connections. They need to be high pressure power steering type hoses to hold transmission pressures.
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Put a new battery in. No clicking or any noise when I turn the key. What could be the problem
Be sure the battery is fully charged. If equipped, be sure the engine immobilizer system is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If the no start issue did not exist prior to the battery replacement, I would check...
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Changed radiator and cooler hoses(2 at 3/8" wide), the ones that run to the bottom of radiator. The car now when starts wont move
You will need to add about 1 quart of fluid that was lost when the radiator and hoses were changed. Check transmission level and if problem continues then you may need to have transmission checked. Just low on fluid will...
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Pressure holds freon on low side. High side doesn't rise above 50, evac for 1hour. Reliad still same 50 60 .compresor engages/disn
If the high side is lower than the low side then you have a plugged condenser or drier and the compressor is bad. You should reclaim refrigerant and open the condenser lines and blow through it to see if it...
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Serpertine belt keep shreeding
Hi there. Typically when the serpentine belt shreds, it is due to either misalignment of the pulley's or the belt is not properly adjusted. You might want to either purchase a service and repair manual for your Isuzu Rodeo or...
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When i rev the engine hard, it loses power.
This sounds like you are having low fuel pressure or fuel volume getting to the engine. You will need to have the computer scanned for codes and the fuel pressure checked and while accelerating see if the fuel pressure drops...
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2001 Dodge Isuzu Rodeo change caliber and rubber hose passenger side brake still locking up don't know what to do
Check the torque plate sliding bushings and pins. The caliper is bolted to the torque plate and those pins must move freely so that the caliper backs away from the rotor when you release the brakes. If the caliper and...
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Alternator not putting out voltage. See faint shimmer on terminal going to battery negative like cigarette ember
Either the alternator has failed or there is an interruption in the circuit between the alternator and the battery although, of course, both conditions can occur. To determine which of these faults has to be addressed, the recommended diagnostic is...
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Car is smoking under the hood.
Hi there. The best way to know for sure where the leak is coming from and what is causing the smoke under the hood is to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location to complete a smoke from...
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My clutch and master cylinder and slave cylinder was recently replaced. I drove the car about 30,000 kms since Now I am having iss
Hi Greg. Thanks for sending in your question today. After replacing a clutch it is quite common for it to fall out of adjustment (especially if aftermarket replacement parts are used). It's quite possible that you simply need to adjust...
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Question about 1999 isuzu rodeo transmission
Hi there. Unfortunately, this is not a compatible fit for a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo. It's always recommended to replace any component with the same parts from a similar year, make and model.
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I'm having to jump my solenoid to be able to start my car, is it just that it's bad?
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity...
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Put about a cup of engine oil in radiator. What do I do
Don't leave it in there! the oil will deteriorate your rubber hoses and maybe the water pump seal. What you need is a good cooling system flush. It involves taking out the thermostat and running a flush solvent through the...

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