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Q: Cranking, but not starting
Hi there. In order for a vehicle to start three things are necessary. Fuel, air, and spark. If one of these three are absent your vehicle will not start. A certified mechanic from YourMechanic can be sent to your residence...
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Transmission making noise
A transmission has many parts both mechanical and electronic. If your transmission is making noises, it is going to need internal work done to it. A rebuild will fix the issue with the transmission. As for the ABS Light being...
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Q: Gas leaking out of car
Hi. If fuel is leaking from your vehicle, I would recommend you stop driving the vehicle immediately, and have it serviced as soon as possible. Gasoline is highly flammable, and driving a vehicle that is leaking gasoline is very unsafe....
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Vehicle won't start after fuel injector replacement
If the vehicle was running before you changed the fuel injectors, the issue may be with the installation. It is possible that the injectors were not installed properly, the harness connection was not reattached correctly, the injectors not seated in...
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Can't find the little hole that releases the key cylinder to take it out.
The key cylinder is not removable and is replaced as an assembly only. You have to remove the multi-function switch first then remove the bolts holding on the ignition lock assembly. If you need guidance on your ignition repair, a...
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Car overheating, rust-like residue leaking out
The engine may have a head gasket leak. The residue you see is from the combustion from the engine getting into the radiator cooling system. A combustion test done on the radiator should be done to see if you have...
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Rebuilt transmission shuddering
Take the 2000 Isuzu Trooper back to the rebuilder since they should have a 12,000 mile 12 month warranty on the repairs. They should honor the warranty for you since your car is under mileage. The possible problem in this...
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Check light keeps blinking Isuzu Trooper V6-3.5L
The Check Engine Light under the TOD is the indicator that there is a problem in the 4WD and transmission system. Your 4WD or transmission system has diagnostic capabilities to test and get codes out. You may need to have...
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Rough idling, hard shifting and shuddering at the highway
Thanks for writing in about your 2002 Isuzu Trooper. The rough idle may be due to the fuel injection system being dirty or having an engine vacuum leak causing a lean condition. The hard shifting and shuttering with the chirping...
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The headlights wont shut off and the horn keep honking when I turn them on.
It sounds like you have a rubbed through wiring harness or two. All the components you mentioned are switched on the ground side. That means if there is a short to ground on the switch side before the relay, then...
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Car slowly lost power
Hello, there are two possibilities for why your truck is doing this. The first possibility is that your catalytic converter is severely clogged. If this is the problem, the car will start, but once the catalytic converter reaches operating temperature...
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Engine starts but dies after 3-5 seconds
Hi there. This can be caused by a fuel rail pressure sensor, but most of the time when this code comes up it is because the fuel pump has failed. A fuel pump will fail much more often then this...
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Misfire but when get up to 60 to 70 miles and hour, it runs smooth
Hi there. When I get these readings during an emissions test I usually start by checking the fuel pressure. A lean running condition from a weak fuel pump will cause this. If the fuel pump is fine, then I install...
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The flexplate has cracked twice in the past 6 months.
Hi there. Aside from a manufacturing defect, the only things that will cause a cracked flex plate are improper torque on the plate bolts at the crank and torque converter and the most common cause of transmission to engine misalignment;...
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I have white milk coming out of my exhaust pipe but I don't see it mixing in my oil pan when I check my oil
In most cases, the white smoke is an indicator of coolant finding a way into the combustion chamber. This could happen through a damaged head gasket or a crack in the cylinder head or engine block. Most of the time,...
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Cant I put manual hubs on my trooper?
Hi there. You can change the auto locking hubs to manual locking hubs as long as the parts will fit. Just keep in mind, by replacing the auto hubs with manual hubs, you will have to get out of the...
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Just put in a new fuel pump and it will not turn on still! Cant even hear the fuel pump working
Be sure that any engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated, thus preventing the car from starting. Check for the characteristic, but momentary, whirring sound from the in-tank fuel pump at key "on". If no fuel pump operation is...
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ABS light on, 2002 Isuzu Trooper
Hi there. Most professional digital scanners are made with software that allows use for the country of origin of a vehicle as to where it's registered. Puerto Rico vehicle's can be tricky to download the data, but it's not impossible....
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I had to put in a new clutch on my 1994 trooper and after a lot of problems I have finally gotten it all together again but it won
It sounds like you did not put the clutch linkage back in place correctly. Without seeing the vehicle it would be hard to know what is causing the problem . I suggest having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic inspect...
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Q: engine overheating.
Hi there. When an engine is overheating your would need to check the coolant to see if its low or not the correct temperature rating. If the coolant is good and rated to the maximum temperature, then the radiator could...

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