Move drive belt tensioner to loose side using wrench then remove drive belt. I don't understand all the negative comments from other owners. This may move the passenger's side alignment. As for the short cut. Within the last 2 years, a few items have needed replacing. This was a repossession and had over 160xxx miles on it, so mines going to have issues. Transmission just went out, but I can't see what's wrong because the hood release cable decided to break as well!.
No Review Date: 8th September, 2009 Faults: Nothing General Comments: I don't get why everyone hates these Rodeos. If you moved a cam shaft independently of the crankshaft, you will need to do all these procedures: 1. I love my Rodeo and I don't find it to be much worse than any other larger vehicle in terms of gas usage. You may find other tricks to overcome this challenge. All was fine for 13 months. The car has been very good and reliable. Compressor for the air conditioning is going out.
It's like I'm getting a false reading. Save this paper in the glove compartment when the job is done for future reference. One has a triangle with exhaust and another has intake and the ther is one more with a just a notch. Turn the crankshaft… I assume you have the 3. I just had the timing belt and water pump replaced preventative measures only and I'm at 138,000 km.
Followed the factory information to the letter to no avail. As far as the 2000 though, it was exactly how others have described: problems, problems, problems. Each belt is manufactured from quality synthetic polymers to provide resistance to heat, stretching, belt shear, climate conditions, and abrasion to assure dependable operation throughout the belts service life. Believe it or not, they… If you are refering to the cam belt tensioner, they are spring loaded and self adjusting. General Comments: Was reading some other comments on this car, so thought I'd chime in. First thing done at the shop was verify complaint.
These burn oil, so the oil should be checked regularly and topped off when necessary. I'm getting them all fixed, and thankfully the parts I've found new have been cheap. Sorry, but I can't remember what tool is needed to loosen the belt tensioner. I have had it come on at a few other times after idling. I am a single mother, and needed the car to get back and forth to work. Use a wrench to turn the crankshaft sprocket 2 full turns. One can only guess what will go next on it.
General Comments: With only 28,500 miles in 5 years and the amount of money I've spent in major repairs is absurd. Remove radiator upper fan shroud from radiator. The idler pulleys and tensioner pulleys should be installed on the engine but the tenioner pulley adjuster it is a little cylinder with a rod coming out of it that is held in place by 2 bolts should be removed. Any cylinders showing 0 psi or extreemely low psi will indicate bent valves. Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional information or questions. I plan to call them first thing Monday morning to get this vehicle looked at.
Yes Review Date: 13th October, 2007. And if you do have any major problems, of course there are exceptions when you mass produce anything, you always have the lengthy 10 year warranty to comfort you. Just remove head and replace bent valves and valve guide seals. If so, you will need to try it again. When I very first got the car, I believed that maybe the gas tank was leaking. Put the tesioner adjuster in a vise and squeeze it together until you can place a small drill bit or allen wrench through the holes to keep it compressed.
Model year 2002 Year of manufacture 2002 First year of ownership 2002 Most recent year of ownership 2013 Engine and transmission 3. Rear windshield wiper didn't work when I got it. It came on a couple of days ago, and has not gone off since. Jun 04, 2011 Click on the following direct, Free Link. Tranny shop found no major issues. Model year 2002 Year of manufacture 2002 First year of ownership 2003 Most recent year of ownership 2007 Engine and transmission 3. Also I can never tell exactly how much gas is in the tank.
Change Your Mind, Not Your Oil. Get it in there and pull the pin, It should be right on. Whoever had a hard time with this application knows exactly what I'm saying. Place the new belt on the crankshaft first. Meaning the valves go below the point that the pistons go up.
I do not know if you still need the answer, but I am going to answer it in case you still do. Faults: Replaced oxygen sensor at 120,000 miles. It also has numerous other helpful diagrams, instructions and photo's for use. It's sluggish when accelerating at higher speeds, but you don't buy one of these for the performance. Normal maintenance performed at proper intervals. The only way to know for sure is to replace the belt and verify that your timing is correct. I've had this car not even two years, and have already had to replace the brakes twice; they definitely prematurely wear.