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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1997 Isuzu Rodeo

1997 Isuzu Rodeo

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1997 Isuzu Rodeo Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

Chattering when cornering can occur when the limited slip differential fluid breaks down. Replacing the fluid will repair this issue.

Engine -- Verified

On the V-6 engine, oil in the spark plug tubes can cause a misfire. Resealing the tubes as part of replacement of the valve cover gasket and replacing the spark plug wires will commonly repair this issue. On newer models the misfire can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Engine -- Verified

A ticking noise may be noted from the engine valve train area. This is commonly caused by varnish build up in the hydraulic lash adjusters (HLA). Our technicians tell us that using Mobil 1 synthetic oil has been successful in cleaning the varnish deposits and quieting the lifter noise.

Engine -- Verified

Varnish build up in the engine can cause one or more hydraulic lash adjusters to stick and cause a ticking noise in the engine. The noisy hydraulic lifter will need to be located and cleaned to stop the noise.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Fuel injector "leakdown" can cause a long crank time after the engine is warmed up. The fuel injectors need to be replaced to address this problem.

1997 Isuzu Rodeo Questions and Answers

finestorm, 1997 Isuzu Rodeo, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Austin, TX

why does my gas pedal get stuck sometimes. i have to pat on the gas pedal about 3 or 4 times before it start to work properly.

Choice_1, 1997 Isuzu Rodeo, Abington, PA

where do i put the trans at

Choice_1, 1997 Isuzu Rodeo, Abington, PA

i cant find trans dip stick

Choice_1, 1997 Isuzu Rodeo, 3.2L V6, Abington, PA

my brake lights keep coming on what is wrong

Choice_1, 1997 Isuzu Rodeo, Abington, PA

oil light keep coming on is it the trans or oil that i need

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1997 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

great car, heavy on motor oil about 6 quarts every so often, okay on gas, wheel carrier is helpful for rear end accidents, overall it is a good car

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