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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Antilock Problems

1998 Isuzu Rodeo (Page 3 of 9)

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
51 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
16 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,611 miles

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1998 Isuzu Rodeo brakes problems

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1998 Isuzu Rodeo Owner Comments (Page 3 of 9)

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problem #121

Aug 042003

(reported on)

Rodeo

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

About a year ago consumer received recall notice# 02I002000 concerning ABS. There was no problem with the ABS. Dealer made the recall repairs, and now the ABS light has been flashing on intermittently.

- Reno, NV, USA

problem #120

Apr 161999

Rodeo 6-cyl

  • miles
1998 Isuzu Rodeo experienced brake failure. The brakes were intermittent. The brake pedal would go to the floor and lock up. A few days later the ABS light had come on. The problem was diagnosed as a rear brake sensor and was replaced. The molding on the driver door was loose, the latch on the console had broken, the sunvisor on the passenger side had fallen down, and the center caps on the front wheels had pitted. The consumer requested a buy back and or trade in.

- Glasgow, KY, USA

problem #119

Jul 142003

(reported on)

Rodeo

  • miles
When the ABS warning light comes on and brakes are appiled there is a loud noise. The brake pads are not worn.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #118

Jul 062003

Rodeo 4WD 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 50,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Vehicle was parked and unoccupied in front of owner's home - in first gear with parking break engaged and wheels turned toward the road. There was a clicking noise under the hood and, although parking break was applied, vehicle's wheels were rotating, as if the vehicle was "driving itself". vehicle proceeded to hit another vehicle parked 6+ feet in front of it. When it hit the other vehicle it pushed and held the vehicle's frame about 3 inches forward. The engine started smoking and continued clicking. Fire and police were called. When fire and police arrived, firemen removed battery cables to vehicle and pushed vehicle back to the side of the road and the vehicle's body (vehicle that had been hit) swung back over it's frame. This very dangerous occurrence was witnessed by the woman whose vehicle had been hit. Also, ABS system on the Isuzu never worked and the four-wheel drive most times didn't engage or disengage as it should have. 0N 7/9/2003 the dealer stated the anti theft module failed which caused the vehicle to start up.

- South Milwaukee, WI, USA

problem #117

Jun 252003

Rodeo 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving, the brakes failed, which caused the to experience extended stopping distance. Dealer notified. Also the ABS light illuminated when the incident occurred.

- San Lorenzo, PR, USA

problem #116

Mar 151998

Rodeo 4WD 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Anti-lock brakes do not work properly when one tire hits a slippery surface causing extended braking distance.

- Westfiald, MA, USA

problem #115

Jun 192003

(reported on)

Rodeo

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Consumer received a recall notice # 02I002000 subject: ABS. Consumer called the dealer and made an appointment. When the consumer got to the dealer, there were no parts available. The dealer said they would call when the parts became available. It has been two weeks and the consumer has not received a call.

- Sunrise, FL, USA

problem #114

Jun 182003

Rodeo

  • miles
While pulling inside of the parking lot applied brakes and ran into the vehicle from behind. Brake pedal did not hold, and went all the way down to the floor.

- Pueblo, CO, USA

problem #113

Jun 182003

(reported on)

Rodeo

  • miles
ABS light is flashing constantly, and there is a delay in stopping when brakes are applied.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #112

Feb 282002

Rodeo

  • 76,882 miles
If I am decelerating and the front tires hit a bump or dip in the roadway, I lose the brake pedal. I have been told that this is an ABS activation, however, I find it hard to believe this is normal ABS operation. When I rear ended the vehicle, I was decelerating and rolled over a depressed manhole in the roadway causing the braking failure. I can reproduce the failure anytime. I have had Isuzu dealers test drive the vehicle, and they tell me this is normal ABS activation. I have driver four-wheel anti-lock break vehicle's and have never experienced this before. It has caused me to roll through red lights on numerous occasions due to rolling over road way defects while breaking. If ABS is suppose to shorten my breaking distance in lieu of a skid condition, I'd rather go into a skid. At least then I will have some control over my breaking. Please help... I seriously doubt this is normal for ABS. ***dimsii IVOQ entry posted after 12/12/02 cut-over to artemis*****770768

- Marrero, LA, USA

problem #111

May 192003

(reported on)

Rodeo

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Under certain conditions the ABS failed to stop the vehicle.. after 5 years a recall was issued, and the vehicle was repaired.

- Miami Shores, FL, USA

problem #110

Apr 212003

Rodeo 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The consumer has made several appointments to have the ABS recall (02 I 002 000) fixed but the parts are still not available.

- Fort Myers, FL, USA

problem #109

Apr 182003

Rodeo

  • miles
The vehicle was recalled for the ABS brakes. The dealer stated that they would not had the recall parts for 3-4 weeks. * nlm

- Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

problem #108

Mar 112003

Rodeo

  • miles
Letter from D. grimes (va) wanted response to his inquiry on a recall intiated by NHTSA concerning ABS brake failure on 1998, Isuzu, Rodeo; recall 02I002000; no record of E-mail in system; reply to richmond, va ofc, reference david C. grimes, dot/#2003-2228.

- Richmond, VA, USA

problem #107

Jan 142002

Rodeo

  • miles
Brakes failed when trying to stop on a freeway, ran into another car.

- Beaumont, TX, USA

problem #106

Apr 232003

(reported on)

Rodeo

  • miles
Letter from D. grimes (va) re recall initiated by NHTSA on 1988 Isuzu, Rodeo, recall 01I002000. Reply to Norfolk, va ofc, dot/#2002-2203. Consumer's vehicle experienced the same anti lock brake defect as stated in recall #02I002000..

- Norfolk, VA, USA

problem #105

Mar 312003

(reported on)

Rodeo

  • miles
ABS failure.

- Hampton, VA, USA

problem #104

Mar 262003

Rodeo

  • miles
No parts were available. Regarding recall#02I002000 ABS.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #103

Jan 122003

Rodeo 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 81,000 miles
Antilock brake systems activates on dry pavement during normal braking, unable to safely stop vehicle. Dealer reports ABS module replaced in June 1998 but problem has continued. Also, ABS warning system light stays on intermitently.

- Pensacola, FL, USA

problem #102

Aug 242002

Rodeo

  • miles
ABS light came on, driving 35 mph could not stop suddenly and slid into another car causing $2700 worth of damage to my car and insurance had lapsed had to pay out of pocket. Fuel gauge always shows less than really is even when full. Catalictic converter is always rattling.

- Birmingham, AL, USA

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