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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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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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I have a 1995 Isuzu rodeo .
The engine hesitation could be related to the causes of the high idle or could have a separate cause such as faulty oxygen sensors or a faulty throttle position sensor. I suggest you resolve the high idle first because it...
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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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Front passenger wheel is leaking brake fluid
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. One of our mobile mechanics would be more than happy to come to your location to complete a brake fluid is leaking inspection, so they can determine what is causing the leak and...
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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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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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Used vehicle inspection, issues.
Check over the vehicle for all safety items on the chassis and cabin compartment. Make sure that the vehicle is safe to drive in any condition. I recommend that if you have to replace any suspension or steering components or...
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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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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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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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Rodeo is losing all antifrezxe but is not running hot . Why ?
If the coolant level is so low that the temperature sensor that is threaded into the cooling passageways does not contact any coolant, you could get a false reading on the dash temperature gauge. In addition, it is possible that...
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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 car jerks when I accelerate, what can be the cause of this issue?
You may have an ignition system misfire due to worn spark plugs or shorting plug wires or coils. I recommend having the codes stored in computer tested to see if it points to the cause of the problem. The problem...
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I got a 2004 Isuzu Rodeo V6 3.5 L I got it it came on on the dash what is that
You will need to have the computer scanned to get the stored codes so you can isolate the cause of system going to reduced power. This can be caused by several different causes and need the test to find the...
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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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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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My Isuzu rodeo shifter will move through all gears but when i try to put it into park the light on dash says reverse. Isuzu Rodeo
Hi there - your shifter cable, or the attachment linkage for the shifter cable, is most likely worn or loose. This prevents full action of the shifter from selecting the desired gear position in the transmission. I recommend a shifter...
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I just wanted to know what is the best coolant to use for a 2001 Isuzu Rodeo?
Hi Tamaria. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Your Isuzu uses a 50/50 blend coolant, which is half coolant and half distilled water. There are two types of coolant - red and a green. The V-6 Isuzu Rodeo engine should use...

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