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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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can i use synthetic oil on a 2005 suzuki aerio?
The truth couldn't be more opposite to what you were told. In fact synthetic oil is so good, Suzuki promotes its own brand of synthetic oil for use in Suzuki motor vehicles. Synthetic oil is highly preferred in all motor...
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Hello ... My car is a 2001 Suzuki Esteem it turns cranks up and go in to gear on the shift but it will not go forward or backward
It is possible that a transmission selector control cable, the lever to the cable, or the transmission itself was affected. These possibilities could be ruled in or out if you request a transmission shift diagnostic. If the cable or lever...
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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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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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Brake booster
This may suggest that your brake pads are worn and due to be replaced or that you have a leak somewhere in your brake hydraulic system, which could in fact becaused by the brake booster. The brake reservoir has a...
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Location of thermostat.
Hello, thank you for writing in. While it is strange to think the thermostat can be located on the lower radiator hose, this is common practice for some manufactures. The concept works exactly the same. The coolant entering the radiator...
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windshield wipers don't always workj
Hi there. Usually when this happens, it's due to a mechanical fault either with the wiper switch or the wiper control module. The best way to determine which is faulty, an inspection from a professional mobile mechanic would be a...
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I have a 2006 suzuki grand vitara, I just recently changed the battery because it was completely dead, and now when I out it in r
This is likely an electrical issue or defective engine sensor(s). Just as a for instance, the Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor detects engine load and generates a signal that is proportional to the amount of vacuum in the intake manifold....
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Water sound from under the car due to driven in flood and leaking also in front passenger area
You should have any water inside the car removed as quick as possible with a wet vacuum to suck out any water in the carpets. Water may collect inside the sub frame if submerged in water since they are not...
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Is there an engine that is compatiable with a 2010 suzuki grand vitara 4 cylinder engine?
Hi Cliff. With today's electronic systems, engine compatibility is much harder to swap than in years past. It's best to replace the damaged engine with the same OEM spec components, to ensure sensors, electrical harnesses and other monitoring systems work...
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Lack of power
What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged or damaged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When the catalytic converter is...
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Whats the easiest steps to replacing the spark plugs ( especially rear 3 plugs ) on my 2008 suzuki Xl-7 , 3.6l luxury ?
Hi Jerry. Thanks for writing in today. The best example I can find that would show you how to replace the spark plugs on your Suzuki can be found in this video. Although it's for a 2002 model, the process...
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Hello Gregorz, I use a 2008 suzuki reno that has been giving me so much problems.
Hi Kofi: There are typically about six (6) individual rubber hoses that interconnect the cooling system in a car. The hoses are replaced if they show signs of rot, deterioration, or mechanical damage such as cuts or abrasion. Often, even...
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Car won't start although it turns over. Actually the starter keeps going until I manually turn the key back off. Also a click wh
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity...
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Crankshaft position sensor
The crankshaft position sensor is located down toward the bottom of the motor near the harmonic balancer. There will be a wire with a plug running to the sensor and is is usually held on with one small bolt. If...
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Trunk will not open even pulling emergency release doesn't work
The latch and/or locking mechanism (as opposed to just the cable) is probably stuck, binding, or mis-positioned. It is not difficult to fix - in the worst case scenario the latch can just be replaced - and so you can...
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Wrench symbol
The wrench symbol is your check engine light. Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor,...
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The little wrench symbol light on, can that be drive shalf dust cover torn issue?
Hi Chiakhaijin. thank you for contacting us tonight. The wrench light on the Suzuki is typically an indication that a mechanical fault has been detected or that routine maintenance or service is due. The torn boots would likely not trigger...
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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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