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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 4dr 3.2L Manual

1999 Isuzu Rodeo
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Rear-Wheel Drive, 4 Door SUV, Sport Utility
18 mpg city / 21 mpg hwy
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February 21, 2009, 6:41 am

Kayla F

Question: I have a 98 Isuzu and the spark plug well was full of oil

Is this normal. When i come a stop and start to go again the rodeo shakes a little and sounds kinda like it is going to go dead what sounds like the problem and how do i fix it?

June 20, 2009, 12:25 am


your valve cover gaskets are leaking and should be replaced, along with the round gaskets that fit over the plug well, (between valve cover and plug tube).
if the spark plugs are old replace them, if they are kind of new clean them.
if this is the old engine design, the intake manafold will need to be removed in order to replace the gaskets. After this repair is done and if the vehicle still shakes on acceleration, possible transmission problem, you might want to have the trans fluid checked before investing in the valve cover repair. If the fluid smells burnt, you have a trans problem.

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June 30, 2009, 8:39 am

Tiffany N

My mercedez have the same problem like his car (98 Isuzu). Is it the same problem for all different car?

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