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1998 Isuzu Oasis

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1998 Isuzu Oasis Problems

Engine -- Verified

A seal in the 4 cylinder engine around the balance shaft tends to fall out, causing a large oil leak. There is a retaining device available to prevent the seal from falling out, which can be put in place during routine timing belt maintenance.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

The AC evaporator can collect mold and give a foul smell. The evaporator will have to be disinfected or replaced to repair this issue.
 

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

The AC evaporator drain can clog and cause a water leak inside the vehicle, usually on the passenger floor. Cleaning the drain will fix this problem.

Drive Train -- Verified

There is an issue where the transmission can have a torque converter problem, or the computer monitoring the torque converter can misinterpret the information, and in either case this can cause the Check Engine Light (MIL) to illuminate. The problem will need to be diagnosed and depending upon what is causing the issue, the transmission will have to be repaired or the computer replaced.

Brakes -- Verified

The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.

1998 Isuzu Oasis Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, June 14, 2002

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The electrical contacts in the ignition switch may be worn. This may cause the engine to stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the ignition switch to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin by June 14, 2002.

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Suspension & Steering, May 17, 1999

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The ball joints in the front suspension may prematurely wear out. The ball joints could break in severe circumstances, which may cause an accident. Dealers will replace the front suspension lower ball joints. This recall is expected to begin by May 17, 1999.

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Suspension & Steering, June 21, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH BALL JOINTS THAT CAN PREMATURELY WEAR OUT AND, IN THE WORSE CASE, THE BALL JOINT WOULD SEPARATE CAUSING THE FRONT SUSPENSION TO COLLAPSE.

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1998 Isuzu Oasis Questions and Answers

ronnie1, 1998 Isuzu Oasis, Sebastian, FL

the timing belt keeps slipping off which will not allow the van to start it will turn over but will not keep running. while tryinfg to take parts off the crank pulley crumbled i can get oneaat th...

Visitor, 1998 Isuzu Oasis, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Hollywood, FL

brake lights stay on all the time. could this be the brake light switch? If so where is it located?

mamaof4ds, 1998 Isuzu Oasis, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Bakersfield, CA

The large hose coming from the air filter has a large hold in it & needs to be replaced. It is a part that can only be obtained from the dealer.

mamaof4ds, 1998 Isuzu Oasis, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Bakersfield, CA

Just learned the rattling noise I've been hearing is something lose or broken inside the catalytic converter. Is this normal?

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