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#130 of 186 1998 rodeo tranmission issue
Jul 26, 2010 (3:42 am)
I have a 1998 isuzu rodeo 4 by 4 3.2 v6,the transmission shifts hard, i noticed that this happens when the lights for the trans selector go out, example p,r,n,d.I can usually fix it for a while by turning off truck waiting a few minutes lights come back on truck shifts fine for a while than problem comes back .If anyone is aware of this please respond thank you very much
#131 of 186 Re: 1998 rodeo tranmission issue [chaparral1]
Jul 26, 2010 (9:21 am)
It is the transmission mode switch. It gets gummed up and the contacts feed the computer inacurate info on the placement of the shifter. Sometimes holding the button on the shifter in (foot on the brakes please) and cycling the shifter all the way through the range will seem to clean it up. Then power off and back on will reset it sometimes as well. At one time I found instructions on removing, disassembly, cleaning and re-assembly but last time I looked I could not find that.
Found one of the discussions but the link to the instructions does not work anymore
Here are instructions for replacemnt on a Honda Passport http://www.justanswer.com/questions/1abjz-i-need-to-replace-the-transmission-ran- ge-sensor-in-my
About the only other things I really remember is that placement is critical. If you remove to clean or replace, it must be installed back in the same location. If it installed otherwise, the position indication can be off, ie. the shifter is in D but the indicators show it is in R.
Yes...inconsistent p,r,n,d,l lights are an indication this might be the issue.
Bill '00 Trooper LS
Aug 22, 2010 (6:46 pm)
1998 Isuzu Truck Rodeo 2WD 2.2L MFI DOHC 4cyl. Replaced the intake manifold gasket and cleaned the throttle body, replace engine vacuum lines. There are no leaks. But, on start up If the brake pedal is depressed the idle speed increases but after driviing around for a while when the brake is applied the idle speed is noraml. What could be the cause of this probelm? Any solution?
#133 of 186 2001 rodeo 3.2 dohc won't start
Aug 24, 2010 (5:38 pm)
hello, I have just replaced the heads on my '01 holden rodeo 2wd due to having a burnt out valve, have just put everything back together (correctly) and the car will not start
when i turn the key it chuggs but never turns over,
the timing isnt out, their is spark in all cylinders, i just cant figure out why it wont
turn over, any suggestions would be totally helpful... i dont knew what else to check
when I turn the key trying to start the engine and battery lights come on and then after a few seconds the trans light starts to flash aswell,
the battery isnt flat, the fuses are fine, the car was running before i stripped it (just badly) and now im lost... please help
#134 of 186 Re: 2001 rodeo 3.2 dohc won't start [tronz83]
Sep 04, 2010 (7:43 am)
is it a 4 or 6 cylinder engine, did you replac the head gasket,
#135 of 186 Isuzu Rodeo 1995 my headlights wont come on
Sep 05, 2010 (12:31 pm)
I bought a headlights relay because it had been removed by someone, all other lights work but headlights wont come on What can I do?
#136 of 186 91 Isuzu Heater core removal/bypass
Sep 18, 2010 (4:38 pm)
ok, so my heater core is most likely cracked. Coolant leaking into the passenger foot-well when after the car heats up and starts circulating coolant.
Is it possible just to bypass the heater core/heater? Perhaps create a loop at the end of the heater hoses back unto themselves. I'm in southern California, and other than blowing fog off my window, I never use my heater.
If not, is there easier way to change the core other than removing all the instrument panels and evaporator to get to the core?
#137 of 186 Re: 91 Isuzu Heater core removal/bypass [darryl68]
Sep 19, 2010 (6:16 am)
Yes you can bypass the heater core. You can disconnect the two (2) hoses at the firewall in the engine comparment and make a loop there but you have to make sure that there are no kinks in the hose at the loop. The coolant has to flow freely
#138 of 186 Re: Isuzu Rodeo 1995 my headlights wont come on [liz40]
Oct 20, 2010 (7:30 pm)
my 92 rodeo has headlight relay under the hood in fuse and relay control box . if it is bad the ligths won't work