Frame Rusted Out


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
151,866 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. fixed it myself (1 reports)
1999 Isuzu Rodeo body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1999 Isuzu Rodeo Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 222016

Rodeo LS 3.2L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 116,999 miles


never owned a car with dangerous rust problems like this should be able to file a class action suit

- , Plainfied, IL, USA

problem #2

Oct 102015

Rodeo LS 3.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 138,000 miles

So this is a 16 year old car! Yikes there's rust on the frame. So? This happens to ALL Japanese framed SUV's such as Toyota Forerunner, Tacoma, Nissan Pathfinder. Some Jeeps too. The latest and greatest ice and snow chemicals are to blame, not necessarily the manufacturer. I caught mine early enough to spend a few bucks on rust removal tools and Eastwood rust treatment and abatement products, treating the frame inside and out. All in all, these are a great trucks and a deal used. Might I remind people that BMW 3 series cars of similar years as the Isuzu's in question loose their suspension console from normal driving, in all environments. BMW has yet to address that issue. What we have here is a cold weather state issue normal rust aggravated by a highly corrosive product to extreme rust. Ford Taurus springs rust causing breakage and tire damage. Ford's response? don't fix the spring, just add a plate so the spring doesn't cut the new tire you bought. Personally if they made a new frame, I'd spend a month rebuilding a ru out Isuzu from the ground up,

- , Lakewood, IL, USA

problem #1

Feb 172014

Rodeo LS LS 3.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 200,600 miles

The Frame Is Rusted Through In Place And Needs New Frame Is The Right Answer ,I Bought A 1999 Rodeo From Trader Mike"s Auto Sale"s. The Rodeo Has A Rusted Out Frame Which Is Unsafe For Driving. I Paid 1,643.75 For The 1999 Rodeo And Dealer Put 700.00 On Title. Ive Spent Over 1,200 In It Before I Found The Frame Rusted And Broke. I try Asking Him Nicely To Refund My Money For The1999 Rodeo Vin-452cm58w5x4372335 And The Money I Spent On This UnSafe 1999 Rodeo. I Didnt Sign The Other As is Form from Dealership, Just The Bill Of Sale"s Bill Of Sale"s Give One Price And Title Say"s Another. So Not Only I Got Hurt In The Sale So Did The V M B . It"s Not The Way To Do Good Bussness. He Owes Me 2,843.75 For His Junk 1999 Rodeo He Sold Me Feb.17th 2014. Not My Fault He Sold It To Me And Said It Was A Good 1999 Rodeo 4x4. As Is On Bill Of Sale Dont Work ,

- , Washington Court House, OH, USA

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