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Isuzu Trooper Repair and Maintenance

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

Isuzu Trooper Problems

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.

Lack of oil changes can cause the piston rings to become clogged with debris resulting in excess oil consumption. Severe engine damage may result if the oil level gets to low. Engine dis-assembly may be required to clean or replace the piston rings. Our technicians recommend proper maintenance to try and avoid this expensive repair.

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.

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Isuzu Trooper Questions

I was told the timing chain broke it is a 4 wheel drive. And someone told me it had 3 chains for timing. When i call for the parts im told its 1 big timing belt and there is only 1. I need to know if this is true or not. Thank you.

My trooper keeps popping out of 2wd and going into neutral. Then it makes a constant grinding noise untill I can come to a complete stop, put it in park, and shift it back into 2wd. When keeping pressure on the transfer case shift lever it seems to help it stay engaged a little better. But the pr...

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Isuzu Trooper Recalls

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE ACCELERATOR CABLE CAN STICK SO THAT THE ENGINE SPEED WILL NOT IMMEDIATELY DECREASE UPON RELEASE OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4-WHEEL DRIVE AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS BUILT WITH TOD (TORQUE-ON-DEMAND). IN CERTAIN HIGH SPEED, FRONTAL CRASHES, MOVEMENT OF ENGINE COMPARTMENT COMPONENTS CAN CAUSE THE POTENTIAL FOR FUEL LEAKAGE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4-WHEEL DRIVE AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS BUILT WITH TOD (TORQUE-ON-DEMAND). IN CERTAIN HIGH SPEED FRONTAL CRASHES, AN INTERIOR FUEL LINE AND FUEL HOSE CAN BE SEPARATED, ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK.

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Isuzu Trooper Reviews

I have a 2001 isuzu trooper.YeI was out of town and filled it up with 100% gasoline.I normally just put regular gas in it.I thought it might be good for the engine.After filling up I went to have my oil changed.Ever since my car is running bad.loss of power,vibration and hesitation.could this be from the gas or somthing to do with the oil change. car acted like this several years ago and i had ...

All i can say is awesome built vehicle!! Im 2nd owner. At 245000 miles and this thing wont die and still looks great!!

i recently bought my trooper about 2 months ago i found it sitting in a junk yard collecting dirt and dabre well since 1999aug several people have claimed they own it but knowone ever did anything with it but maybe start it 3 or 4 times at most then one day both my wife,s mercedes benz went on the blink and my most loyal car it never left us stranded for 253000.0 miles with out any problems be...

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