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Engine will not shut of until i disconnect the battery cable

I have a 1998 rodeo isuzu 3.2 L when i start the engine it will not shut of until i disconnect the batery cable. what is the problem? Andre

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The most likely cause of this problem can be traced to the key switch itself. I highly recommend you have the key switch either tested or replaced. It sounds as if the circuit is not getting cut when the key is turned off. I hope this helps and please do not forget to rate me.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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Remove a thermostat from a 1999 isuzu rodeo


From autozone.com:

Thermostat

Removal & Installation
2.2L Engine
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Drain engine coolant from the radiator and engine.
Disconnect radiator hose from the inlet pipe.
Remove retainers and the thermostat housing.

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Fig. Exploded view of the thermostat housing-2.2L engine

To install:
Before installing thermostat, coat sealing surface with silicone grease.
Install a new gasket.
Install thermostat housing and tighten the bolts to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
Attach the radiator hose to the inlet pipe.
Replenish the engine coolant.
Connect the negative battery cable.
Connect the negative battery cable.
Start engine and check for engine coolant leaks.

3.2L & 3.5L Engines
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Drain engine coolant from the radiator and engine.
Disconnect radiator hose from the inlet pipe.
Remove the thermostat housing, then remove the thermostat (2).
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Fig. Exploded view of the thermostat housing (1), thermostat (2) and outlet pipe (3)
To install:

Install the thermostat into the outlet pipe (4) making sure that the air hole is in the up position.

Install thermostat housing and tighten the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
Attach the radiator hose to the inlet pipe.
Refill the engine with the proper type and amount of coolant.
Connect the negative battery cable.
Start engine and check for coolant leakage.

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Have a 01 rodeo 3.2 v6. replaced timing belt but will not rev up. double checked the marks and they are right, but still will not run right. someone told me that the computer had to be reset. how is...


to reset computer, disconnect battery for at least 10 mins reconnect battery, drive car for a couple of days until it relearns how to operate engine correctly.

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Cylinder head bolt tightening sequence for isuzu rodeo 1998


1998 Isuzu Truck Rodeo 2WD 2.2L MFI DOHC 4cyl

The Head Bolt Torque

Torque sequence ----------------- front ' 7 3 1 5 9 ' of ' ' engine ' 8 4 2 6 10 ' ----------------- Step 1: torque bolts in sequence to 18 Ft/Lbs Step 2: turn bolts in sequence an additional 90-degrees Step 3: turn bolts in sequence an additional 90-degrees Step 4: turn bolts in sequence an additional 90-degrees recheck final torque in sequence

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The Head Bolt Torque

Torque sequence -------------- front ' 6 1 3 7 ' of ' ' engine ' 5 2 4 8 ' -------------- Step 1: torque to 20 Ft/Lbs Step 2: torque to 47 Ft/Lbs recheck final torque in sequence

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I have a 1998 Isuzu Rodeo that continues to make a noise like a small motor running after ignition key is turned off. It runs the battery down and will not start until battery is jumped started. Any idea...


It could be a few things with out having the car here it's hard to say but what I would do it put a isolator switch off the battery so it won't run the battery flat until problem found

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Trouble starting when its cold and idles high


This problem is commonly caused by a dirty automatic idle speed control valve and throttle valve but always run a OBD2 fault code as well as the cleaning procedure. Buy a can of throttle valve cleaner (do not use carburetor spray cleaner!) from NAPA or Carquest (made by CRC chemicals) and spray it into the air intake while the engine is running, use up about 1/2 the can, engine will try to stall hold the speed up, shut it down and let it soak for 30 minutes, restart and blow out the remaining fluid, shut it down and disconnect the negative battery cable for 5 Min's to reset the base idle control

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2002 isuzu axiom engine shuts off and will not start


I am also working on a 2002 isuzu axiom with the 3.5 engine that also starts for a few seconds then shuts off and will not start back up i did an engine over haul on it, and the engine ran before i removed the engine, did you find the problem?

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Trying to change a 1998 Isuzu Rodeo v6 2WD starter and I'm looking for step by step instructions. Help?


1. Detach the cable from the negative terminal of the battery.
2. Raise the vehicle and support it securely on jack stands.
3. If you can reach them, disconnect the battery cable and solenoid connector from the starter motor solenoid. On some engines the terminals are difficult to reach while the starter is installed; it's actually easier to unbolt the starter, pull it out to point where you can reach and disconnect the cables.
4. Remove the starter motor bolts and detach the starter from the engine. Having socket swivels and extensions, along with angled wrenches, will make this job easier. Depending upon the year and engine type, the starter may be mounted above the transmission or below the intake manifold. On some models it may be necessary to remove the exhaust system to make room for the starter assembly to pass between the engine and chassis. Make sure the engine and exhaust system are cool before starting. I found that once you get the cables off, you have a better chance to remove the starter motor without removing the exhaust system. If you have to mess with the exhaust system, just loosen enough to allow clearance.
5. Install in the reverse order. If it was necessary to remove the starter to disconnect the cables, remember to maneuver the replacement starter in place, ensuring that you have the necessary access/clearance through the exhaust system, and reconnect the cables prior to bolting the starter in place.
6. Be patient. With the right tools and a little luck this shouldn't take more than an hour once you have the vehicle on jack stands and the engine has cool. It

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2000 isuzu rodeo engine light wont turn off. engine runs smoothly, no problems. mechanic cant get codes from processor


try disconnecting negative battery cable for 5 minutes or so.this allows computer to re-set.you'll have to re-set clock and radio presets.

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