This vehicle is known to set false trouble codes, which causes the Check Engine Light to illuminate. To resolve the problem, the powertrain control module PCM needs to be re-flashed. This repair will be covered for a time under the vehicle's emission warranty.
Problems for specific Isuzu models:
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Most reported Isuzu problems
Rear Wiper Motor works, but on of multiple relays malfunction. Creating wiper to work intermittingly.
Varnish build up in the engine can cause one or more hydraulic lash adjusters to stick and cause a ticking noise in the engine. The noisy hydraulic lifter will need to be located and cleaned to stop the noise.
On certain 2WD models the front hub can leak grease. Installing a new updated gasket will repair the leak.
The air conditioner may stop working due to icing up of the evaporator, generally caused but a faulty evaporator thermostat. Replacement of the failed evaporator thermostat will be required to correct this concern.
An oil leak may develop from the distributor shaft. Our technicians tell us that affected distributors will require replacement to correct this concern.
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.
On certain models moisture can get into the rear wheel bearing and cause a noise. Replacing the rear wheel bearing is needed to correct this concern.
On certain models the fuel gauge will not read full due to excessive resistance in the sending unit. Replacing the sending unit in the fuel tank will commonly repair this issue.
Worn engine mounts can cause engine noises and vibrations felt through the steering wheel along with rattles in the dash area. Replacing damaged mounts will smooth things out.
Engine oil leaking into the distributor can cause an engine misfire. Replacement of the distributor will be necessary to correct this concern.
The engine block can crack behind the exhaust manifold and cause an oil leak. Depending upon the severity of the crack it can be sealed to stop the leak.