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Starter Failure


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
150,946 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. drop exhaust system (1 reports)
1996 Isuzu Rodeo electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Isuzu Rodeo Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 032007

Rodeo S 3.2L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 150,946 miles


I owned a 1996 Isuzu Rodeo since September 2002 until I was hit in a car accident in July of 2009, car was totaled. My father in law any myself worked on the car ourselves the whole time. As far as maintenance, this car worked out really well. The worst problem we had was the starter replacement. Because of the engine components, you can't drop the starter out of the car, unless you either take apart the starter in place, and therefore, you will have to reassemble the new one as well, OR, you drop the exhaust, taking it apart at the exhaust manifold on the engine. These bolts can be tricky to get off, since they are more or less melted on from the extremely hot environment. I would suggest dropping the exhaust system as the solution.

- , Omaha, NE, USA

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