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Understanding the Suzuki Oil Life Monitor and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Suzuki Oil Life Monitor system indicates when and what service your car needs.
Suzuki Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If you have been shopping for a used Suzuki vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one...
How to Get Suzuki Dealership Certified
Suzuki car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are Suzuki certified through a Suzuki authorized program such as UTI
Top 10 Used Cars to Avoid
Used car reviews can highlight poor performance, bad design, and low quality. The Suzuki XL-7 is the number one used car to avoid.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Suzuki Equator
While the Equator is a truck very similar to others in its class – and is built on the same platform as the popular Nissan Frontier – it suffers from a lack of...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Suzuki Kizashi
This affordable little sedan showed up on the market in 2010 as an effort to bolster Suzuki’s fading popularity in the United States car game. While it may not have saved the company’s...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Suzuki SX4
The 2012 Suzuki SX4 delivers all-wheel drive in a compact hatch, and provides plenty of space and features considering its ultra-low price tag. While there are plenty of updated options available in this...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara
When we talk about Suzuki, the first thing that comes to mind is the company’s decision in 2012 to pull its automobile division out of the United States market. Still, some of...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Construction Worker
If you're a construction worker, you don’t have to worry about hauling a whole lot of supplies and materials to the site – that’s the boss’s problem. As long as it’s big enough to hold your tools (and...

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Rattling noise from under the car
Hello, There are a number of things that may produce a rattling sound, however the most common are things like exhaust heat shields, fan pulley bearings or other loose body shield panels underneath the car. I would suggest having a...
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2006 suzuki florenza drjving fine one second to the next it starts idling rough shuts down at stop, next shuts off while idling
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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What kind of battery terminal fits a Suzuki sx4?
Duralast Battery Cable, part number 07765 or part number 07764 will work on your vehicle. If you are seeking the negative terminal cable assembly, that is readily available from Suzuki dealers and easily installed. The positive side of the circuit...
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Constant squeeling sound. Not the belts, could it be the bearings in one of the pulley
Hello, Yes, you are correct in that a worn out bearing inside one of the pulleys may also cause a squealing sound. Most commonly, the tensioner pulley bearings will wear out causing a squealing sound that will also be consistent...
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Why my drivers seatbelt automatic lock retracter isnt working?
Hi there. This is one of those unfortunate issues where the solution to your problem is most likely going to be a visit to the dealership. Most repairs to safety system components like the seat belt should be completed by...
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Replaced the fuel injectors and car won't turn over.
Hi there. I totally understand your frustration, as for the life of me, I can't understand why somebody would bypass the fuel filter. However, it is quite possible that the two issues are not related. If a car won't start,...
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I have a 2007 Suzuki forenza and it all of a sudden started cutting off after being on about 8mins or so cranks right back up but
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The vehicle warms up after 8 minutes, and you may be having an issue with one of the temperature sensors. Start by having the vehicle scanned for codes, and use them to help point...
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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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Do you work at canyon lake? I had a loud ticking and then it quit would not turn over but tried to fire.
Hi there. There are many possible sources of a ticking noise that eventually causes the engine to quit running. In some cases it's a serpentine or drive belt that was loose that eventually breaks. In other instances, it can be...
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Car loses power while driving
Hi there. Once your car starts, the job of the battery is pretty much done. As the engine operates, a drive belt powers the alternator which supplies electricity to all components, systems and accessories. If the alternator is faulty, it...
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Check engine
Both codes refer to the oxygen sensor that is to the rear of the catalytic converter. With regard to Code P0037, if the rear oxygen sensor is brand new, you should check the heater circuit ground (the oxygen sensor has...
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How to replace the carbon brush and bushes in startor motor
There is no process to replace brushes in starters since the mid to late 1980's. Since then the starters were replaced and not rebuilt by most mechanics anymore. The rebuilding was left up to the rebuilders to sell them in...
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2001 suzuki xl7 ignition replacement
Hello, thank you for writing in. Correct, the two different names are really just two different ways of describing the part. The cylinder is all that you need to replace the set. The difficult part about this, is that when...
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Car starts but keeps dying
It sounds like you may have a dirty or faulty idle control valve or potentially a fuel pressure problem. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the...
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Increased RPM and acceleration. 2013 Suzuki
Hello - the "Settings" error message, and the symptoms you describe, indicate the throttle position sensor has gone out of adjustment. Since it is adjustable on this model, this problem MAY be solved with a reset of the TPS, or...
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I drive a Suzuki Alto 2009 model. May car recently just a few days ago started having this vibrating problem which I could feel when I start the engine.
Check the brakes and see if they are disengaged. Try taking the vehicle and pushing it by hand with the engine off and the transmission in neutral. If the car moves easy, then the air conditioning clutch on the compressor...
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Possible coolant in my oil but no oil in the coolant. Use about 1 l of coolant per 100km.
Check the transmission fluid. If all testing eliminates the head gasket, cracked cylinder head, etc, it may be a cracked radiator.Transmission fluid is sent forward to the radiator to be cooled. Ir runs into what is typically called the "side...
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is it ok to use red coolant in my motorcycle?
Hi there. The red coolant (orange antifreeze) has a different type of corrosion inhibitor that has a much longer service life than the green ethylene glycol coolant. It is okay to change the system over, but do not mix the...
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2004 Suzuki Verna tune-up.
Hi there. The following is the recommended services for a tune-up on your vehicle at 68,000 miles: Tune - Up Engine oil change Transfer case fluid change Manual / Automatic transmission fluid change Differential fluid check level check and...
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Car will turn over but won't start after over heating. Coolant was boilng over, white smoke from exhaust.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Several things will need to be done, or can be done, to help diagnose the issue. Start by having the vehicle scanned for diagnostic codes, checking the oil, and checking the coolant. Both fluids...

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