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I am trying to figure out what size socket is needed to remove the crankshaft pulley. Could you please help?
The socket you will need is 15/16, or 24mm. The pulley should slide off without any special tools. If you need assistance, check the list of YourMechanic services. Their certified mobile mechanics can visit your home or office to inspect...
Transmission problems, cannot reverse
Hello. It sounds like the transmission that was rebuilt and installed in your vehicle has failed. Start by having a mechanic take a closer look at the issue. A certified mobile mechanic from YourMechanic can inspect your transmission and shifting...
AC problem on a '97 Isuzu Rodeo
That thing is almost 20 years old. It's 19 years old and it probably just needs refrigerant. You'll need to evacuate all the old refrigerant out, so you've got to have a recycling machine. Then you would put a factory...
Check engine light flashing occasionally
Hello. It is possible that you will need to have your car tuned up again. During this tune-up, it will be important to make sure that the ignition control module, the spark plug wires, and the spark plugs are replaced...
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...
is my engine a free flow intermediate engine
Your engine is an interference motor that may bend the valves if your timing belt breaks. If you are having a problematic belt, a technician from YourMechanic can come to your car's location to replace your timing belt.
Replaced thermostat still reading higher than normal
The problem is most likely a bad cooling fan clutch which is not turning fast enough at idle. When you also rev the engine it increases the fan and water pump. Check to see if the fan clutch passes the...
My front brake lines bleed not my back ones.
You may have to activate the rear anti-lock brakes using a scanner or using a special tool to hold the combination proportional valve open while bleeding them. You can try a vacuum or pressure style bleeder to see if it...
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...
Battery or Alternator
This can be caused by a variety of things. The first couple of things you may need to look into are the possibility of a vacuum leak, or the fuel injection system. In order for your car's engine...
My 2002 Isuzu Rodeo storage cuts off starts cuts off starts cuts off
A sudden stalling issue can be caused by a few things: An ignition switch issue is possible if once the engine stalls, all power is lost as well as if you turned the key off. Depending on...
Fuel Pump Swap on Rodeo Isuzu
If they look the same, it will likely work. Make sure you are checking the connector connection closely. They can look the same but may not be. Small differences can make the difference. Also, check the hose connection. Make sure...
Cant bolt transmission to engine
Hi there, thanks for writing in. The engine that had the manual transmission would have had a pilot bearing installed in the back of the crank shaft. You will have to use a pilot bearing remover to get it out....
A question about replacing a fuel pump
Hi there, thanks for checking in. I would not recommend using an Isuzu fuel pump on a Honda Passport. There is no substitute for factory OEM quality parts that were designed specifically for your vehicle. Hope this helps! YourMechanic also...
White foggy smoke getting out of my AC vent
Hi, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to provide my thoughts on this. The first problem is that the connections the mechanic did is not allowing the AC to cycle out normally and will cause an over pressure of...
My car is pouring coolant out does a bad water pump pour coolant out
It can, but there are many parts of the cooling system that can do this. If it is the water pump, the coolant or water will be coming from the front of the motor and behind the timing cover. The...
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....
Replaced master cylinder and brakes still going to the floor and not working. Bed both master cylinders and each wheel.
If your vehicle has ABS brakes, it is possible that there is an air bubble in the ABS system. Many vehicles require a special bleeding procedure for vehicles with ABS. This will require you to do the bleeding in a...
How to replace thermostat in a 2000 rodeo
Usually the upper radiator hose connects to the thermostat housing. You will want to drain the cooling system first. Then, disconnect the upper radiator hose from the engine side. After that, you will want to remove the bolts from the...
The rodeo has a slipping problem when taking off. It also shifts hard from 1 to 2 then 3 and 4
Hi, thanks for writing in. Let's go over some basics. The transmission is shifting to all 4 gears. This means the solenoids are working. The solenoids get there command from the PCM. The PCM uses the speed sensors to know...

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