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1994 isuzu rodeo turns over but wont start


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rodeo_guy
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Mar 30, 2010, 11:20 PM

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i have a 94 isuzu rodeo 4x4 3.2 v6 and it the engine turns over but wont start and ive change the fuel filter and fuel pump and it still wont start up and i was looking for any suggestions on what the problem is or suggestions on what else the problem could be so if any one has any ideas please respond and thank u


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Mar 31, 2010, 12:30 AM

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1st thing is to find out what basic piece is missing, spark or fuel. Get a spark tester and check for spark. These aren't the easiest to check fuel pressure but that should be done as well...

If it has spark, spray some carb clean down the throttle body to see if that will make the engine start for a few seconds....






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rodeo_guy
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Mar 31, 2010, 2:27 PM

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well i check to see if it had spark and it didnt and i noticed that one of my electrical wires in the conecter to the coils was like soidered back to gether do u think that might be causing the problem cuz i checked my coils on a diffrent rodeo and they worked fine


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Mar 31, 2010, 10:48 PM

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Next you should check your timing belt. Take the oil cap off and see if you can see a rocker arm, if you can crank the engine and make sure the rocker arms are moving, if you can't see one, take a couple bolts out of the timing cover over the cam gear and pry it gently foward so you can see the gear. Then have a helper crank the engine over and make sure the gear is turning.

If the rocker arms or cam gear don't move, you have a stripped/broken timing belt..........






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rodeo_guy
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Apr 1, 2010, 4:13 PM

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alright so i checked the the timming belt and its good and also check the wires going in to my igniton module and the have power going to it so do u thing its the igniton module or something else


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Apr 1, 2010, 11:35 PM

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It's possible it's a bad module but other things should be checked as well.....

1st thing you should do is check all your fuses just to be sure they're good. You need to make sure the IC (control module) is recieving a signal from the crank sensor.... If you have a tach, see if it shows rpms while cranking, if not you should get a noid light and check for injector pulse.

If the IC is recieving a signal, has power & ground barring a bad wire or PCM it's faulty..........






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rodeo_guy
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Apr 2, 2010, 8:14 PM

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hey i got it runnig and it turned out to be a bad crankshaft sensor thank u for all the help


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Apr 2, 2010, 9:56 PM

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Glad to hear you got it running.....

Thx 4 taking the time to come back and let us know what the fix was.






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