Question about 1997 Isuzu Rodeo
No engine stated of the 4.
same as all cars, watch 1000 do it on youtube yet>?
1: drain coolant.
2: remove battery neg lug, first. so someone dont start it or you
accidentally short out say alternator wires.etc.
3: remove hose clamps and separate hoses, from rad.
4: remove all things from rad, that is attached, say, shroud's, elect fans, et cetra.
5: the rad has clamps or bolts holding it down, off them.
6: lift it out.
on all cars mostly the only hard parts can be getting the shroud to not fight you.
some cars this old are modified, so no photo's no exact answers.
with fan mods.
Posted on Dec 07, 2016
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 92 isuzu rodeo overheating still
u says that u didn't replace the thermostat yet
Your thermostat is sticking. DO NOT DRIVE if the car overheats, you can do some serious engine damage, if you haven't done so already. Get the thermostat changed out immediately.
What happened is your thermostat is sticking. It was stuck and you saw it overheat (and should have stopped immediately). The added pressure from having a stuck thermostat pushes the fluild into the overflow.
The temperature may have gone back to normal if the thermostat "finally" opened. However, since the thermostat is sticking, it is unreliable and I would get it replaced.
Driving when the engine overheats can easily cause gaskets, such as the head gasket to fail and heads to warp. If this has occurred, you're looking at a new engine.
Posted on Jul 13, 2008
Easy fix. Usually the blower motor resistor gets messed up. (Page 3-8 Haynes manual 47017). The dash light could be a few things. All my bulbs went bad. Little bit of a hassle but no problem with the book.
Posted on Jul 21, 2008
from Yahoo answers
The alternator is located on the passenger side of the motor at the bottom. There is a bracket attached to the motor and the alternator. You need not take the bracket off to remove the alternator. Two bolts hold the alternator to the bracket. One bolt is on the front top of the alternator and one bolt is located on the bottom front of the alternator. The bottom front bolt is attached to the tension adjustment for the alternator. Loosen the tension screw then remove the bolt going through the tension adjustment. After you loosen the top, front bolt, the alternator should be loose enough to move side to side. Remove the top, front bolt. Now you must disconnect the alternator from the power supply. Behind the alternator is a screw with a wire attached via nut. Remove this wire. Nextly there is a series of wires with a plug on the end. It is plugged into the side of the alternator. Uplug this item. You can also access both of these from the passenger side front tire well. Something to consider is that remanufactured alternators in Rodeo's as well as the Honda Passport (which has the same engine as the Rodeo) do not work and the problem(s) associated with a bad alternator,ie; not charging, no fan blower, battery light and brake light on, still exsist after replacing alternator with reman. Use a factory original alternator if possible. It will cost a little more than a reman but will most likely save you a lot of time and headache!
Hope this helps you out!!
Posted on Sep 29, 2008
check the electric fan conector plug some times is rusti scratchet whit a sharp scruwdriver remove the rusti or dirt on it this happens many times and step two check the relay and thats it (this is the first step a mecanic to search)
Posted on Feb 07, 2010
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