Last post on Aug 24, 2007 at 1:21 PM
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Isuzu Rodeo, Transmission, SUV
#1 of 4 Transmission selector switch problems
Aug 18, 2007 (9:36 am)
1999 v6automatic with 144k miles. Gear shift in floor has one position and selector on dash has another. When this happens, transmission bucks when shifting. Sometimes can cut motor off and restart - shifting slowly to drive and will fix problem. Sometimes "shaking" stick will fix it. It started only happening if shift stick was moved fast, now happens more often. Mechanic says transmission itself is sound. Has anyone got any ideas what this could be and what the cost of repair would be. THANKS
#2 of 4 Re: Transmission selector switch problems [sararodeo]
Aug 20, 2007 (8:18 am)
Most probably the transmission mode switch. Here is a link to instruction on how to clean it with pictures.
My '00 Trooper and daughter's '02 Rodeo have the problem occasionally. I have seen folks talk about a replacement mode switch being around $150, or installed around $300.
#3 of 4 Re: Transmission selector switch problems [sararodeo]
Aug 23, 2007 (12:30 pm)
THE COST DEPENDS ON WERE YOU LIVE.A QUICK FIX IS TO MOVE THE GEAR SELECTOR FROM PARK TO LOW VERY FAST SEVERAL TIMES
THIS CLEANS THE CONTACTS.THEN RESTART THE CAR.
#4 of 4 Re: Transmission selector switch problems [isuzutroll]
Aug 24, 2007 (1:21 pm)
Yep... I had to do that on the way to work this morning in the '00 Trooper. The indicator light in the dash was bouncing all over the place when I shifted back and forth. I pulled into a parking lot and cycled it several times and then restarted. It worked normally after that. I may try to remember to cycle through the gears on a regular basis to try and keep the contacts 'clean' and avoid the slamming gears.