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Isuzu Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems for 14 Isuzu models based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

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.

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.

The AC evaporator and/or condenser may develop a ref leak. When leaks in the AC system occur, complete diagnosis is required to determine the source of the leak. Replacement of any leaking part of the AC system will necessary to restore proper operation.

The AC evaporator can collect mold and give a foul smell. The evaporator will have to be disinfected or replaced to repair this issue.

 

The AC evaporator drain can clog and cause a water leak inside the vehicle, usually on the passenger floor. Cleaning the drain will fix this problem.

A severe engine oil leak may be the result of one or more of the camshaft plugs falling out of the cylinder head. The is most likely to occur in cold climates and is caused by the expansion and contraction of the cylinder head. There is a cam plug retaining kit available to secure new cam plugs in place.

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.

A no start condition may be caused by a failed ignition lock cylinder (the ignition key will not turn). If this occurs the ignition lock cylinder will require replacement.

On some models the powertrain control module (PCM) software delays idle speed changes during cold starts causing stalling problems. A software update from Honda will repair this issue.

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

The Anti-lock brake system (ABS) control unit may fail internally causing the ABS warning light to illuminate.

Engine coolant leaks from the crossover pipe are common and can be mistaken for an intake manifold leak. Our technicians suggest replacing engine coolant (Dexcool) more often than the manufacturer recommends.

Engine coolant leaks from the crossover pipe are common and can be mistaken for an intake manifold leak. Our technicians suggest replacing engine coolant (Dexcool) more often than the manufacturer recommends.

Engine coolant leaks from the crossover pipe are common and can be mistaken for an intake manifold leak. Our technicians suggest replacing engine coolant (Dexcool) more often than the manufacturer recommends.