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Isuzu Amigo Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

The automatic transmission accumulator cover can leak due to a failed o-ring. Replacing the o-ring and cover will commonly correct this issue.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

An oil leak may develop from the distributor shaft. Our technicians tell us that affected distributors will require replacement to correct this concern.

Engine -- Verified

On some models, the right motor mount cover can hit the chassis and cause a vibration at idle. Replacing the motor mount will repair this issue.

Drive Train -- Verified

Rear axle seal leaks can be cause by a plugged rear differential vent. Replacing the leaking seal and clearing out the vent will fix this problem.

Isuzu Amigo Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., December 16, 2002

Summary: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUP TRUCKS, THE LATCH PLATE USED IN THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE WAS NOT MANUFACTURED ACCORDING TO DESIGN DIMENSIONS. IF THE SEAT BELT TONGUE IS INSERTED SLOWLY AT AN ANGLE INTO THE BUCKLE, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF PARTIAL ENGAGEMENT.

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Body, Interior & Misc., November 25, 1996

Summary: THE LATCH PLATE USED IN THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE WAS NOT MANUFACTURED ACCORDING TO DESIGN DIMENSIONS. IF THE SEAT BELT TONGUE IS INSERTED SLOWLY AT AN ANGLE INTO THE BUCKLE, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF PARTIAL ENGAGEMENT.

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Body, Interior & Misc., July 22, 1993

Summary: THE WELD ON THE RECEIVER UNIT OF THE TRAILER HITCH CAN BREAK.

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Electrical & Lights, August 24, 1998

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. A GROUND CONNECTION TERMINAL WAS NOT PROPERLY CRIMPED IN THE SUPPLIER'S ENGINE WIRING HARNESS MANUFACTURING LINE. THIS IMPROPER CRIMPING PROCESS CAN LEAVE AN IMPRESSION ON THE TERMINAL THAT WILL EVENTUALLY CAUSE A STRESS FRACTURE. S

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Suspension & Steering, March 31, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. PAINT WAS APPLIED UNEVENLY ON THE REAR AXLES, RESULTING IN INSUFFICIENT PAINT HARDNESS. SHOULD THIS OCCUR ON THE SURFACE THAT CONTACTS THE REAR AXLE LOWER LINK BRACKET BOLT HEAD AND/OR NUT, THE NUT MAY LOOSEN.

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Isuzu Amigo Questions and Answers

Visitor, 1991 Isuzu Amigo, Poulsbo, WA

blinker are not working and I can not find where the flashing unit goes ....help me please...

ryhunter88, 1990 Isuzu Amigo, 2.6L 4 Cylinder, Provo, UT

my 1990 isuzu amigo needs a new transfer case but i dont know what case i have and if rodeos, troopers with the 2.6 4 cylinder engine will work in my amigo

theephman, 1990 Isuzu Amigo, Conover, NC

I have an 88 isuzu i-mark that is having problems with idling. it starts fine, but when i press on the gas pedal the throttle will stick and when i let off of the pedal it will stick for a moment ...

tinabeaner65, 1990 Isuzu Amigo, 2.6L 4 Cylinder, Rochester, NY

Fuel filter on vehicle location

idtamigo, 1990 Isuzu Amigo, 2.6L 4 Cylinder, Potwin, KS

Crack down the center of what I believe is the exhaust or intake manifold

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Isuzu Amigo Reviews

Bought my baby in 2004 with 80k miles on it. The owner of the car put 50k miles on it the year before I bought it. It now has 223,000 and still going strong. Only thing that I wish was better is the valve cover gasket, I have replaced two of them. The large tires help handling. 2.2L Engine still runs good. Five speed tranny is fun and crisp. Mileage is averaging 23mpg. Wish they kept making them. May have to retire her cause parts are getting scarce.

Bought this Isuzu (my 3rd) new from the dealer in 2000. It was the last of the Amigo badged, 2-door Rodeos. It came with 6 cyl. engine (lots of torque), a trans-cooler and heavy-duty draw-tite hitch (hard top model). I towed trailers and boats with nary-a-problem except for stopping. The brakes were never great for stopping short especially loaded with camping gear. After 10 years and two teenagers, the Amigo looks and runs great. The engine still has lots of torque and repairs have been the usual stuff. A few weather-strip leaks on doors (but never any leaks on the dual sun roofs). AC & Heating could be better but that was not a key feature needed for this fun-to-drive vehicle.

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