pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,658 miles

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problem #2

Sep 012003

Axiom 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 9,317 miles
The ABS light continuously illuminated. The vehicle was taken to dealer and they dealer replaced the bearings and hubs. While traveling at normal speed, the driver hit a slight bump and the vehicle made a loud grinding noise and jumped forward. Description of all problems are as followed: ABS sensor/hub bearing right side, ABS grinding, cracked arm rest, door panel arm rest cracked, the ABS light continuously stayed on, broken cargo cover hooks, left rear coil boot stuck, hub bearing right side, weather strip torn, exterior door trim chrome peeling, broken cargo cover holders, broken left rear coil boot stuck, torn weather strip, faulty hood lock would not open, knocking noise on the driver's side on right turns, the front windows were noisy at highway speeds, the rear bumper on the right side was loose, the steering wheel rubbed the column when turning, the remote didn't always open the driver door, the seat did not give the consumer enough leg room, the ash tray was not properly fit, the brakes would grab and vibrate when stopping and releasing, the front end was bumpy, when the consumer would turn the vehicle he felt he could lose control, at times the vehicle would display a fast start and on others times would be slugglish and would not take off, the transmission did not respond fast enough and the consumer would have to wait for passing gears to engage, the windshield would fog on the outside when the temperature was colder on the inside, the driver side spark plug boot closest to the drivers side was defective and did not come out with the coil, and the passenger seat handle would fall each time someone would attempt to get in the vehicle. The service dealer was not able to determine exactly where the knocking noise was coming from under the front end on right turns and suggested that Isuzu should be responsible. The consumer stated that the purchase sticker displayed 55% usa/Canada parts content.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #1

Feb 102003

Axiom 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Front grill inside paint peel. No information as to when this will be corrected front drivers side tire produces lots of noise. Requirement for re-alignment refused by dealership with statement of "only done at 7500 miles" company maintains that this can be accomplished and dealership wrong. Advised dealership of requirement got shrug. Will not resolve extreme toe in of front tires. Right and left mirrors were ordered. Paint does not match vehicle. Also scratch on vehicle mirror. Awaiting replacement. Has been 8 weeks since order has been placed no information for coming from dealership. Had to approach in person to get information of "I do not know" gas tank overflow valve is bent. Another vehicle same year and make has same problem. Problem identified as with above no resolution by dealership. When vehicle purchased all fluid levels almost drained including oil, anti-freeze, brake, power steering, and etc. Air had to be also rechecked and inflated to correct psi. Check sheet was conducted but not followed. Replacement fluid had to be purchased and filled by owner. Rear window leaked water. Replaced by dealership. Had to wait 4 weeks plus for parts. Right rear passenger side of vehicle has creak noise when some type of bump or change in turning. Identified but not resolved. Maybe not correctly tightened to spec's under carriage of vehicle is not totally covered in paint or under coating. Identified but not resolved. Rust color on inside of compartment around connections. Identified. Response" that is natural for this type of connection solvent" "??" dealership installed roof rack. Creation of a great deal of noise. Identified problem. Dealership response "I have to pay" Axiom rep identified that this was not my responsibility and had dealership fix. Only one side corrected, other side failed.

- Valdosta, GA, USA