2001 Isuzu Rodeo Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Isuzu Rodeo

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2001 Isuzu Rodeo Problems

Check Engine Light and Erratic Fuel Gauge Operation

The fuel level sensor may fail resulting in erratic fuel gauge operation and illumination of the Check Engine Light. Replacement of the fuel sender assembly is recommended to correct this concern. A powertrain control module (PCM) software update may be necessary for the updated fuel level sensor to read correctly.

Oil in Spark Plug Tubes May Cause Misfire

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.

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.

 

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2001 Isuzu Rodeo Questions

can I put a tranny out of a '98 rodeo into my '01? (1 answer)

My Rodeo is a 3.2L 4x4 & the tranny I'm looking to put in it is coming off the same, the transfer cases are identical also. Will it work?

reduced power (light) why? (1 answer)

Thanx for all you Do I got 2001 Isuzu Rodeo 3.2w/reduced power light replaced MAF sensor Throttle Body and Accelerator Pedal Sensor , still lit up! Help Cecil help thanx Chas

monitors not ready how to reset (1 answer)

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2001 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 01V055000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH THE INFLATORS IN THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG MODULES HAVING THE WRONG AMOUNT OF GENERANT.
Recall 00V298000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. DURING THE MANUFACTURE OF CERTAIN FUEL RETURN HOSES, INCORRECT RUBBER MATERIAL FOR THE OUTER LAYER WAS USED.

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2001 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

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I got the same problem with my rodeo has 170k miles and runs like a champ still ,but sometimes the power reduce light comes on and im not able run more than 5 miles it goes very slow but ones I turn the motor off and then on the car runs perfect again..we already change all the sensor's and nothing ,we check all the wires and hoses and nothing,some mechanic told me that was the tottle body but...
I love my 2001 Rodeo, 38,000 miles on it. Inherited from my Dad, drives great! s
my 2001 isuzu rodeo has 117 000 miles on it Since 2006 or so, the check engine light started turn it on and then while i was driving the redcued power light came on too and the truck came to a limp mode or so. The car had no power and coul not accelerate. I've been visiting almost every auto shop to find a solution. One guy told me to replace the computer, but i have not been able to find one, ...

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