Category Archives: Jackaroo Technical Tips

26Sep/11
Faults Codes

Understanding the MIL fault codes on a Jackaroo Turbo Diesel

The Jackaroo, as with all vehicles intended to be supplied to the USA market, (as the Isuzu Trooper) is fitted with OnBoard Diagnostics (OBD) to enable rudimentary servicing of the
vehicle by non dealer mechanics. It was introduced in the USA as a mandatory requirement in 1996 to ensure that air pollution standards could be maintained. The MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) or commonly labelled Check Engine light is located in the instrument cluster.

10Oct/10

JACKAROO TIP – #1 – Tail Gate Rattles – by Philip Johnstone

Do your tailgate rattle on your Jackaroo? If so, maybe it is time to check the adjustment. The right hand gate essentially provides the only tension in holding both gates tight against the body as the left side is locked onto the right. So simply, if the right is not tight then the left will tend to rattle. But the clever people at Isuzu recognised this problem and fitted an anti-rattle device at the bottom of the left gate.