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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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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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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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No heat after replacing dead alternator
Your heater works on a few critical components. The blower motor, the heater core and the relay which is what triggers the blower motor to have the power to push the air through the vents. The blower motor is actually...
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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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My 1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS gets hot, then cools, then gets hot and stays hot
This can be caused by a number of things, such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know, the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning...
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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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Would fuel tank float cause the transmission to slip?
The fuel float in the fuel tank has nothing to do at all with the transmission and would not have any impact on the transmission slipping problem you describe. Transmission slippage occurs generally when the transmission is low on fluid...
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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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The axle is torn, how long can I drive it before getting it fixed?
The most common problem with the CV joints is when the protective boot cracks or gets damaged. Once this happens, the grease comes out and moisture and dirt get in, causing the CV joint to wear faster and eventually fail...
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Truck has trouble starting, looks like it's not getting enough gas.
If you have to feather the gas pedal to keep the motor running, this suggests that the fuel pressure may not be maintained at the correct level when starting. The fuel pressure regulator is a unit that monitors and helps...
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My car accelerates slowly when first taking off and jumps when it shifts gears. What could it be?
This may be related to low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you may know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a...
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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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