Tag: bent valve

By on August 28, 2013

Keith writes:

Sajeev,

I am facing a problem with little real consequence, just more looking for advice.  We have a third vehicle, one that isn’t really used much and was purchased for $1400 a couple years ago to serve as a backup when/if one of our primary vehicles was out of service (A 2005 Pahtfinder with 130k miles and a 1998 Rodeo 4×4 with 235k miles).  It’s a 1999 Isuzu Trooper 4×4 with about 190k miles on the clock.  Other than burning oil there really wasn’t anything wrong with it.  Everything worked and to be honest my wife liked driving it much more than her everyday car.  (Read More…)

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