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Most Common Isuzu Ascender Problems

The fuel level sensor may fail resulting in erratic reading of the fuel gauge. Sensor replacement is generally required to correct this concern.
The transmission may develop a harsh shift condition with the Check Engine Light on and fault code P0717 stored. This is commonly cased by a failed input speed sensor (ISS), located inside the tran...
The horn may not function at times due to a faulty ground circuit in the steering column. Our technicians tell us that adding a ground strap between the upper and lower steering column mounting poi...
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1 Known Isuzu Ascender Brakes Problem

A squeak noise may be noted upon brake apply. If basic brake inspection procedures don't reveal any faults, our technicians recommend flushing the DOT 3 brake fluid and replacing it with Delco Supr...

3 Known Isuzu Ascender Drive Train Problems

The transmission may develop a harsh shift condition with the Check Engine Light on and fault code P0717 stored. This is commonly cased by a failed input speed sensor (ISS), located inside the tran...
The 4WD warning message may be displayed with a code C0327. The transfer case position sensor is commonly at fault and will require replacement.
A high pitched squeak type noise may be noted from the front axle area. This is commonly caused by a dry axle shaft seal. Grease can be applied to the outside edge of the seal in an attempted to co...

5 Known Isuzu Ascender Electrical & Lights Problems

The fuel level sensor may fail resulting in erratic reading of the fuel gauge. Sensor replacement is generally required to correct this concern.
The horn may not function at times due to a faulty ground circuit in the steering column. Our technicians tell us that adding a ground strap between the upper and lower steering column mounting poi...
A no crank condition may occur and the IGN E fuse is blown. If this occurs our technicians recommended 3 places to inspect for wiring issues: Under the sill place at the drivers side rear door open...

1 Known Isuzu Ascender Engine Problem

The engine cooling fan may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and a possible overheating condition.

4 Known Isuzu Ascender Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with codes P0171 and P0172 stored. Our technicians tell us reprogramming the powertrain control module (PCM) and replacing the fuel pump may be necessary to co...
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failure of the secondary air injection system (AIR) system. Possible faults include the air pump, relay, solenoid, and 02 sensor. Our technicians reco...
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a code P0606 stored. Our technicians tell us updating the powertrain control module (PCM) software will generally correct this concern.

0 Known Isuzu Ascender Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

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0 Known Isuzu Ascender Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known Isuzu Ascender Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known Isuzu Ascender Problems & Complaints

The ignition switch may fail resulting in a no start condition. Replacement of the failed switch is necessary to correct this condition.
The fuel level sensor may fail resulting in erratic reading of the fuel gauge. Sensor replacement is generally required to correct this concern.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a code P0606 stored. Our technicians tell us updating the powertrain control module (PCM) software will generally correct this concern.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with codes P0171 and P0172 stored. Our technicians tell us reprogramming the powertrain control module (PCM) and replacing the fuel pump may be necessary to co...
The transmission may develop a harsh shift condition with the Check Engine Light on and fault code P0717 stored. This is commonly cased by a failed input speed sensor (ISS), located inside the tran...
The engine cooling fan may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and a possible overheating condition.
One or both catalytic converters may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. Replacement of the failed catalytic converter will be necessary to correct this condition.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failure of the secondary air injection system (AIR) system. Possible faults include the air pump, relay, solenoid, and 02 sensor. Our technicians reco...
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.
A high pitched squeak type noise may be noted from the front axle area. This is commonly caused by a dry axle shaft seal. Grease can be applied to the outside edge of the seal in an attempted to co...
A no crank condition may occur and the IGN E fuse is blown. If this occurs our technicians recommended 3 places to inspect for wiring issues: Under the sill place at the drivers side rear door open...
A squeak noise may be noted upon brake apply. If basic brake inspection procedures don't reveal any faults, our technicians recommend flushing the DOT 3 brake fluid and replacing it with Delco Supr...
The 4WD warning message may be displayed with a code C0327. The transfer case position sensor is commonly at fault and will require replacement.
The horn may not function at times due to a faulty ground circuit in the steering column. Our technicians tell us that adding a ground strap between the upper and lower steering column mounting poi...
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