Isuzu Rodeo - Intake Manifold Removal - Part 1
This video is part of a series in which I remove the fuel rail and air
intake manifold from my 2001 Isuzu Rodeo to diagnose a cylinder misfire
issue I was having. This particular video demonstrates some of the steps
required to remove the intake manifold. During this repair process, I also
show how to replace the fuel pressure regulator, fuel injector O-rings, as
well as remove and replace the thermostat.
I am not a professional mechanic. Rather, I am someone who enjoys
attempting to make repairs on my own before I fork out money to a mechanic.
I have been greatly aided by others' YouTube videos, as well as some very
resourceful websites and forums, so this is my way of trying to "pay it
forward" for all of the help I have received.
Please attempt all repairs with caution and at your own risk, and work only
to the extent of your own ability.
Thanks for watching!
Quick links for navigating this series:
Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiUeOZg-Jmw
Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S24IWdl0qiQ
Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfTxN__BMYo
Part 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ju0ZObvPM-I
Part 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkfWmdbj-Ec
Geo Tracker Amigo and Ranger, Tank Trap Run
Geo Tracker Amigo and Ranger, Tank Trap Run. Going through it the back way
the 1st video had a copyright issue, sorry about that WMG.
This clip had been viewed 2,675 times before i have to remove it and fix
Installing 3" Suspension lift on Isuzu rodeo back in 1997 - old times :)
THis video probably has no point to most viewers... it's more for some
close friends to go back in time to see how 'we use to be'. All of us no
longer look the way we do in this video. besides looks, the jokes, and the
way we were has changed... so this video is just a good memorie video.
There will be others like this to come.
But... if you are thinking about lifting your Isuzu rodeo shoot me a
comment or mail, i also have a video of the body lift that eventually i'll
come accross. i can make a full lift video only.
Note, Chuck, the lift installer, appears a few times riding a 80's Ninja.
this was his first bike and the new beggining that he didn't know of at the
time. Chuck got into superbike racing, and now orks at H&B MACHINES, a
bike shop located in Trenton NJ, that customizes all sorts of bikes.
This video might bring some old memories back... the roots!!!
As for me, the Rodeo lasted me 13 years with 197,000 miles. engine never
broke and i changed the oil every 5 to 10,000 miles. never changed the
timing chain and the only thing that went bad on it, was the rear axle (3
times). this was due to the oversize tires. For Chevy fans, the 91 and 92
Rodeo came with the Chevy Blazer 3.1 V6 engine (GM)... so i'm surprised it
lasted this long... i sold the truck and ran fine... never saw it again.
Enjoy, and comment away.
Isuzu rock crawler trying a new trail 37's locked
This was a new trail that hadn't been tried yet, this was our test run,
turned out pretty darn good! Its hard to tell but the trail was barely wide
enough to get through. Sorry about the poor video quality, we are all still
learning the right angles and all!
My 1993 Isuzu Rodeo
I've owned this Rodeo since 1993 when I bought it new. Still running
strong and looking good!
2002 Isuzu Rodeo Start Up and Review 3.2 L V6
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Start Up and Review of the 2002 Isuzu Rodeo
Powertrains: 2.2 L 4-cylinder or 3.2 L V6 with 5-Speed Manual or 4-Speed
Features: Power Windows, Mirrors, and Door Locks, Cloth Seats,
AM/FM/Cassette/CD Stereo System, A/C, Power Outlet(s), Cruise Control
Engine & Performance
BASE ENGINE SIZE 3.2 L
TYPE Double overhead cam (DOHC)
CYLINDERS V6 VALVES 24
TORQUE 214 ft-lbs. @ 3000 rpm
horsepower 205 hp
@ 5400 rpm
TURNING CIRCLE 38.4 ft.
Weights and Capacities
MAXIMUM TOWING CAPACITY** 4500 lbs. MAXIMUM PAYLOAD** 804 lbs.
CURB WEIGHT 3923 lbs.
ANGLE OF APPROACH 32.5 degrees
ANGLE OF DEPARTURE 24.5 degrees
CARGO CAPACITY, ALL SEATS IN PLACE 33 cu.ft.
MAXIMUM CARGO CAPACITY 81.1 cu.ft.
ENGINE TYPE Gas
FUEL TYPE Regular unleaded
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 20 gal.
RANGE IN MILES (CTY/HWY) 300/400 mi.
EPA MILEAGE EST. (CTY/HWY) 15/20 mpg
Competitors: Ford Explorer, Nissan Pathfinder, Chevrolet Trailblazer,
Chevrolet Blazer, Dodge Durango
What Camerons Car Reviews has to say about the 2002 Rodeo: With Isuzu
having moderate sales compared to the Ford Explorer, the Rodeo is mostly
for the Isuzu die hard fans. The interior is fairly basic and the seats are
little uncomfortable and feel like lawn chairs. Power comes from either a
2.2 L 4-Cylinder or a 3.2 L V6 made into a 5-Speed Manual or 4-Speed
Automatic. With that said, the Rodeo pumps out 205 horsepower with its V6. Many
consumers love the Rodeo's great rugged looks on the exterior, but on the
interior things could be a tad better. It's close relative the Honda
Passport is no longer going to be Honda's top of the line SUV as Honda is
now trying to release it's own new crossover SUV called the Pilot which
should be a success. All in all it's an okay car from Isuzu, it also
doesn't help that there is a swing out hatch.