Isuzu Oasis Repair and Maintenance
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Isuzu Oasis ProblemsBalance Seal Falls Out, Retaining Device Available
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.
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.
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.
Isuzu Oasis QuestionsI have oil in the 4th spark plus socket oil (1 answer)
after driving my car is always smoking and my oil light is blinking always when that happens I add a quart of oil but why is this happening daily
Just learned the rattling noise I've been hearing is something lose or broken inside the catalytic converter. Is this normal?
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.
Isuzu Oasis RecallsThe Ignition Switch May Fail
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.
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.