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Stalling battery
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a voltage regulator that is allowing the alternator to supply too much power to the battery. The voltage regulator is a unit that regulates the charging of the battery...
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Transmission
This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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I was wondering if 1996 honda passport parts would fit my vehicle
Yes. Nearly every part on the Honda Passport is interchangable with the Isuzu Rodeo. These vehicles were made on the same assembly line and used the same engine and transmission from Isuzu. If you are needing parts for your vehicle...
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Engine cranks, but does not fire
A crankshaft position sensor is an electronic device used to monitor the position or rotational speed of the crankshaft. This information is used by engine management systems to control the fuel injection or the ignition system timing and other engine...
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I keep hearing noise comeing from back of my truck
Hello, thank you for writing in. Without knowing the nature of the noises, or what they sound like, it is difficult to say what the problem may be. Wheel bearings can be noisy when they have failed. You may feel...
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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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Hi I have a coolant leak only seems to have when I remove cap it comes from underneath
The explanation for the drip when the cap is removed is that the cap seals the system and doesn't allow the fluid to move. Think about it like this, when you put a straw in a drink, put your thumb...
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Can ac clutch be replaced
Hello, thank you for writing in. The A/C clutch can absolutely be replaced. With the symptoms you are having, you should replace the entire compressor with the clutch as an assembly. Most parts stores and online parts departments are going...
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Where is MAP sensor located? 2002 Isuzu Turbo diesel Rodeo
Hello - the MAP sensor is located on the intake manifold, near the back. It has a flat, 3-wire electrical connector. For assistance, I recommend a MAP sensor replacement service by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic,...
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Clicking sound
If you are only getting a clicking sound then you will need to first check to make sure you did not get a dead battery. Turn on the head lights and key on and blower on high to see if...
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Do I need to replace timing belt now?
Hi there. Originally, manufacturers recommended timing belt service interval be done at 60,000 miles. Since then, mileage intervals have increased. Time is working against you on this one, being a 1999. Depending on the environment, timing belt replacement is recommended...
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thermostat replacement 1999 isuzu rodeo 3.2 V6 seems to look different than shown in my Haynes manual. Does the intake manifold ne
The manifold has to be removed to replace the thermostat. Rubber hoses that are only replaceable with the manifold out of the way should all be replaced during a repair like this and you should consider sending the fuel injectors...
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Car wont run after Fuel Filter change
Hi there. It's possible that you have an air / fuel mixture issue that could be causing the hard to start problem on your Isuzu. Some components, including the EGR valve, the throttle body itself and fuel injectors can become...
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I replaced the master switch and it disabled the power locks. They only work when the car is turned on. Is there a way to enable the power locks?
Hi there. The issue is with your key fob to the vehicle. The key fob (remote) will need to be reprogrammed to the vehicle to access the doors when the ignition is turned off. If you need further assistance with...
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Is the camshaft position Sensor "A" circuit low (Bank 1 or Single sensor) a expensive repair
For the information that was given, there could be an issue with the camshaft position sensor There could be an issue with the starter. There could also be an issue with the battery. Or the engine main harness could have...
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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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WHAT IS THE RECOMMENED ENGINE OIL FOR ISUZU RODEO 2001
Your vehicle requires oil that has a viscosity rating of 5W-30 and is API (American Petroleum Institute) certified for service level "SN". Synthetic oil is always preferred but you can use synthetic blends, conventional oil or any combination thereof. If...
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Misfire
Hi There, The catalyst efficiency low code (usually code P0420) relates to the catalytic converter typically failing itself. There are a number of things that could be causing this p0420 catalyst efficiency code. The most common thing is the catalytic...
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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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