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#94 of 176 Engine Light and chugging
Sep 26, 2008 (2:44 pm)
Help! I have an 2000 Isuzu Rodeo. For the last month the check egine light has been on and while going down the road it will just start chugging really bad and almost stall out. It's really bad in the morning but better in the afternoons. I took it to my local mechanic who does the regular maintennace on it. He checked everything and could find out what the problem was. He tried to scan it the computer but nothing would register he told me I was probally the computer and I would have to take it to the dealership. The closest one is 60 miles away and i am not sure it would make it. Another mechanic checked it who is a friend of the families and he thought it might be the coils and the relay to the computer he swapped out alot of parts that he had and put in a new fuel pump $200.00 later I still have the same problem. When its not chugging it runs really good. I wish it wsa something simple. Thanks
#95 of 176 Same here, does anyone have any ideas
Oct 09, 2008 (3:22 pm)
I have a 2000 Rodeo with 71,000 miles on it. I got a check engine light about 6 mths ago, the only thing that seemed wrong was hard starting. I had the EGR and PCV replaced, fuel injectors cleaned, check engine light went out, but car was still hard to start. Now it runs real rough and dies when idling. I have no idea what to try next or who to go to, the local Isuzu dealer quit selling Isuzus several years ago. I sure would like to hear from someone who has had this problem and solved it.
#96 of 176 Re: cruise control [rob95]
Oct 13, 2008 (8:22 pm)
I just saw your post, and although it is over a year old, wanted to find out if you found a solution to the problem with the brake lights not working with the headlights on, and the cruise control. My 2004 Rodeo just hit 60,000 and all of these exact same things that you listed have happened to mine. Someone just told me earlier today that the computer needed to be replaced.
#97 of 176 Re: Same here, does anyone have any ideas [kirama]
Oct 13, 2008 (8:34 pm)
It might just be a crazy coincidence, but I bought a new battery and no more check engine light and the car starts like it did when new, no dying when idling either..I am completely baffled but I won't complain unless the problem starts up again
#98 of 176 Re: cruise control [paul123]
Oct 18, 2008 (5:48 pm)
Just wanted to let anyone know, who might have this odd cruise control/brake light problem. I took my rodeo in to the shop and they found a bad brake bulb. Somehow it was causing a problem with the entire system, and once it was replaced, the lights, cruise control and everything were working fine. Much cheaper than the potential computer problem.
#99 of 176 2002 Rodeo LS 4WD
Oct 28, 2008 (5:21 pm)
I have a 2002 Isuzu Rodeo 4WD and the check transmission light and the Cruise set light keeps coming on. It happens as I start up and/or if I hit a bump. If I accelerate slowly sometimes it doesn't happen. Also the RPM's seem to drop to 0 momentarily. If I let off the accelerator and coast everything returns to normal. Lights go out and tach goes back to reading normally. The engine occasionally stalls.
#100 of 176 Re: 2002 Rodeo LS 4WD [foghatch]
Oct 30, 2008 (3:58 pm)
Have the CKP( Crankshaft Position) Sensor Check, that a just in case. Before mine went out it did all kinds of strange things!
#102 of 176 Four Wheel Drive Engaging
Dec 06, 2008 (2:25 pm)
I have a 2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS and when I push the 4WD button to engage the four wheel drive the light blinks. When it is engaged it turns solid and lite up on the dash below the speedometer. Mine is only blinking and never goes solid. I was wondering if anyone has encountered the same problem. I really would like it fixed so I don't have to chain this winter.
#103 of 176 fuel filter location
Dec 07, 2008 (11:37 am)
I have a 99 Rodeo v6 and would like to know if anyone can help me with the location of the fuel filter?