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Isuzu Trooper, SUV
#8552 of 11964 Troopers Routine Maintenance only
Oct 08, 2003 (10:00 am)
I have driven nothing but Troopers since 1984 and I have had very very few problems. On the 1984 Trooper there was a bas bearing on a power steering tensioner, replaced with Isuzu's upgrade version. I replaced the throttle plate at the bottom of the carb at 180K to make it idle better. That is the extent of the repairs to my 1984 in 201K+ miles.
On the 1995 in 142K+ miles I hade the lifter ticking issue show up but I was able to keep it quiet with close attention to oil changes. A power steering hose started a very slow seep leak and I had that replaced. That is all on the 1995 until it was totaled by rear ending.
Now I have a 2001 with only 33K miles and so far no issues.
That's 276K miles with very minimal problems, no expensive problems, and never a problem that made the Trooper unable to drive, even the 1995 was driveable after the wreck, but repairing air bags is too expensive.
Oct 08, 2003 (10:02 am)
T-case has to be flushed or filled seperately.
I'm gonna try a drain fill on it before hitting the dealer for repair. It's due for it anyway.
#8554 of 11964 Noise on 98 Trooper
Oct 08, 2003 (11:35 am)
I have a noise on my 98 trooper that comes from the lower back of the engine. I have had the engine gone through with the connecting rod bearings replaced, thurst washers replaced, the piston pins checked, rings checked and the flex plate checked. So far everything looks good, but still the noise continues. Any ideas on what it could be?
It sounds like a small diesel engine, it is much more louder when cold and then fades a bit when it is warmed up. thanks for your input.
#8555 of 11964 I give why was my message deleted?
Oct 08, 2003 (12:15 pm)
Because I put a link to ITOG? If so what rule did that violate?
The point being if I don't know the rules I cannot try to follow them.
For those of you that didn't notice I responded to coupedncal in my post #8549. I pointed out some good and potentially bad Trooper points. He even responded. Now my post is gone.
Oct 08, 2003 (12:42 pm)
I think that you can't link to other boards with forums. Something whacky in our user agreement.
Oct 08, 2003 (1:49 pm)
Please read your email.
#8558 of 11964 Breakor
by steve_ HOST
Oct 08, 2003 (3:40 pm)
Your email bounced. If your address is wrong in your profile, fix it and I'll try again.
#8559 of 11964 Transfer case replacement
Oct 08, 2003 (5:00 pm)
Well I talked to my dealership tonight and they said that they did order a new transfer case unit. They did not know for sure when the part would come in or when I would get the truck back. They gave me a new 2003 Kia to drive as a loaner. It was nice that they gave me a new car(1109 miles)to drive not some old winter beater. But I must say the Kia does not impress me very much. I asked the service rep what a new transfer case and install would be if I was paying for it. All he would say is A LOT!. Any one care to make an educated guess?.This is the first problem I have had in 44,000 miles, and hope the truck is fixed right as I really like the vehicle. By the way, I bought one of the first troopers in Michigan when they came out in 1984. It was silver with a cool red tape graphic on it. People always were asking what kind of truck is that. I drove it with mininal problems for 145,00 miles before I sold it.