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Windshield wipers not working
There are many different reasons for your windshield wipers not functioning correctly. It sounds like you need a qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to stop by and inspect your windshield wipers, A/C compressor and transmission to see what...
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Timing belt broke
I believe that you are right: your drive belt is broken. Unfortunately, this happens to everyone at some point. The best course of action is just to replace the belt. I don't believe anything happened to any internal engine parts...
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steering wheel shaking
Hi there. Thanks for writing into YourMechanic.com about the issue with your 2005 Suzuki Forenza. At first glance, it appears that the problem you're describing sounds like a misfire with one of the cylinders. It could be related to your...
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Stalling
There are a number of things that may cause the vehicle to stall while driving. This can happen for any number of reasons such as fuel supply issues such as a bad fuel pump, vacuum leaks, electrical faults or various...
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Misfire
It sounds like you may have a misfire of some kind. Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark...
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Major oil leak
Hi. Large oil leaks can be difficult to pinpoint because they get all over the undercarriage. The best way to find a leak is to clean off the engine and then add dye to the system. Running the engine with...
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Engine mounts
You only have the one engine mount located in front of the engine, near accessory belts. The other mounts hook up to the transmission. This will depend on if you have a manual or automatic transmission since they are different...
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Clutch pedal went to floor
A bad slave cylinder can cause symptoms like the one you are describing. The slave cylinder is a hydraulic piston that actually pushes on the pressure plate to release or engage the clutch as necessary. If the cylinder develops a...
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Blown head gasket
A blown head gasket is in most cases the final leg for an engine. This causes damage and allows fluids to mix which means other systems may have to be flushed as well. Many head gasket repair costs come close...
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tailights, wiper motor, heaer fan don't always come on but do after driving 5-10 minutes
These are all electrical issues and will need to be diagnosed separately. It may be loose connections or problems with body control module connections or module itself. Have the modules scanned and see if you can control the different components...
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The left side of my car has no power. driver's door and passenger door wont open.
It sounds like you may have some pinched wires or an electrical problem with the wiring running through the doors to the drive's side of the vehicle. As you may know, there are wires that run through the doors that...
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I have a 2006 Suzuki Forenza and recently just got the engine replaced. after driving it for a while yesterday the malfunction ind
Without knowing what caused the check engine light to come on or the codes stored it would not be able to be determined if engine damage can occur if you continue to drive it. I would recommend having the codes...
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I drive a 2006 Suzuki forenza manual, whenever I break my RPM goes up and I get a screeching noise slowing down.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There have been many similar complaints about this model and others. The issue may be caused by several different components, and you will want to check into each of them. To begin, you will...
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WHY WON’T MY CAR START !!??!
This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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I hear chirping from under the hood most prevalent while braking. The noise stops when the car is no longer moving.
Hello there. Thanks for the detailed description on your inquiry - it really helps us out. Based on what you have indicated, my first assumption would be that you have a loose serpentine / drive belt or a pulley that...
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I have a 2007 Suzuki forenza.when I turn the key on fuel sprays from tops of injectors. Any advice?
Leaks from fuel injectors are typically at the o-ring connection on the fuel rail. When you install the injector o-ring, you have to use a liberal amount of engine oil and twist the o-ring in along with the injector. Also,...
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Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (Gross leak, check fuel cap, piping etc): Code P0455
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is experiencing a leak either with the EVAP system, or pertaining to the fuel tank. A visual inspection of the fuel tank and filler neck can rule out any physical damage in...
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Car won't pass state inspection due to emissions problem..
Yes, a certified mechanic from YourMechanic can test the EGR system on the engine and determine if the problem is the valve, the passageways, or the electronic controls. Once the root cause of the fault is understood, obviously you would...
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The dealership accidentally cut my car off, can I get a jump to start it again?
A jumps start certainly will not hurt your vehicle, however this suggests that you may have an issue with a weak or dead battery or possibly a bad alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the...
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My windshield wipers keep stopping
The wiring in the wiper circuit should be inspected. If the wiring has a short somewhere, or even the relay or wiper switch, are allowing the wiper motor to draw too much voltage, the life span of the wiper motor...

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