Mechanics

ENGINE REMOVAL

1995 Isuzu Rodeo • 6 cylinder 4WD Automatic • 120,101 miles

I have a 1995.5 Isuzu Rodeo 4wd automatic 3.2 v6.
I need to pull the engine to replace the rear main seal and oil pan gasket. I need to kno how to pull the engine. I took it to the shop and they said it would cost $1000 just to pull the engine. To much for me. So I am going to do it myself. I have a cherry picker and engine stand. Thanks for the help.
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Dsw422
November 29, 2010.



ENGINE REMOVAL

Preparation: Disconnect battery ground cable.
Remove engine hood: In order to return the hood to the original position exactly, make alignment on the hood and hinges before removal.
Drain radiator coolant.
Accelerator cable: Disconnect from throttle valve and common chamber.
Ventilation hose
Air hose
Air cleaner assembly
Canister vacuum hose
Vacuum booster hose
Engine harness connectors
Disconnect three connectors on canister side.
Battery ground cables
Disconnect two black and white connector clips from the power steering pump bracket.
Ground cables
Disconnect two terminals connected to the battery support and the front right frame.
Bonding cable connector
Disconnect connector on the left side dash panel.
Bonding cable terminal
Disconnect terminal on the back of left bank.
Starter harness connector
Disconnect from starter.
Radiator
Disconnect upper and lower hoses from the engine.
Disconnect coolant reserve tank hose from radiator.
Disconnect ATF hose from the pipe. (A/T)
Remove radiator lower hose clip from the hose bracket.
Remove radiator lower fan shroud.
Remove radiator.
Power steering pump drive belt
Power steering pump
Remove two bolts on the bracket, and place the pump along with piping on the body side.
Air Conditioning compressor drive belt
Air Conditioning compressor
Remove fixing bolts and shift aside the compressor with piping attached.
Heater hoses
Disconnect two hoses from the engine.
ATF pipes
Disconnect two pipes from right side engine mount.
Transmission assembly
See "Transmission Removal and Installation".
Left side engine mount
Support the engine.
Remove two fixing bolts from engine mount on chassis side.
Right side engine mount
Remove two fixing bolts from engine mount on chassis side.
Engine assembly

Rasmataz
Nov 29, 2010.
I have read in some places that I might have to lower my differential in order to remove the engine. Do you know if that is true?

Tiny
Dsw422
Dec 1, 2010.