1997 Isuzu Trooper Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Isuzu Trooper
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1997 Isuzu Trooper ProblemsValve Train Noise Due to Varnish Build up
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.
The check transmission light may illuminate with a stored code 37. This is commonly caused by electrical interference on the data communication circuit between the transmission control module (TCM) and the engine control module (ECM). Our technicians recommend that all related connection and ground locations should be inspected and repaired as necessary. In some cases electromagnetic interference may be the cause, shielding of the affected wiring may be of help it this case.
A rattling type noise may develop from the front of the engine. This is commonly caused by a faulty timing chain tensioner. Replacement of the failed tensioner should correct this concern.
1997 Isuzu Trooper QuestionsWhat caused my trooper to lose all power while driving down the road? (1 answer)
It lost all pull from the transmission, wouldn't go when gas pedal was pressed
When trooper is cranked up it barely idles and sputters.
service light is flashing,motor runs ruff at a idel or driving
or is it something else