1998 Isuzu Rodeo Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Isuzu Rodeo

1998 Isuzu Rodeo Problems

Worn Speed Sensor Driven Gear May Cause Speedometer to Stop Working

A worn vehicle speed sensor driven gear can cause the speedometer not to work. Replacing the worn out speed sensor should correct this concern.

ABS light On Due to Damaged Wiring

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) warning light may illuminate due to a damaged wire harness near one or both of the front wheel speed sensors. Repairing the damaged wiring will be necessary to correct this concern.

 

ABS light due to rear wire harness fatigue

On some models the rear wire harness for the Anti-lock brake system (ABS) can fatigue and break causing the ABS light to come on. Replacing the harness with a new updated harness should repair this problem.

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1998 Isuzu Rodeo Questions

What does the battery 2 and ignition 2 wires connect to on the starter switch?? (1 answer)

I replaced the original switch with a universal switch. I now need to know where the ignition2 and battery2 wires connect to. Windows and other accessories are mot working
All fuses good.

The shifter gets stuck when it's in park, what do I need to do to fix it? (1 answer)

After starting the car, I put the brake on and try to put the car into drive, but the shifter is stuck in park. It happens Everytime the car is used. Sometimes it gets unstuck when shaking the shifter around .

Gas gauge reads empty, do I need to change pump? (2 answers)

The fuel light is always on and the gauge is at empty. When the tank is full, the light turns off and the gauge goes up a little. After driving for a little while it goes back to empty and light flashes.

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1998 Isuzu Rodeo Recalls

Rear Suspension Lower Link Bracket Corrodes and Detaches

The rear suspension lower link bracket may corrode prematurely and fail, detaching from the vehicle. Dealers will install a reinforcement bracket free of charge to resolve the concern.

Recall 02I002000
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH AN ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS), THE VEHICLES CAN EXPERIENCE EXTENDED STOPPING DISTANCES IN CERTAIN TYPES OF BRAKING EVENTS.
Recall 01I002000
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1998-2000 RODEO (UE) AND AMIGO (UA) MODELS EQUIPPED WITH 2.2L 4-CYLINDER ENGINES. THE TIMING BELT COULD BREAK BEFORE THE RECOMMENDED SCHEDUL...

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