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Understanding the Suzuki Oil Life Monitor and Service Indicator Lights
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Suzuki Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Suzuki Equator
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Suzuki Kizashi
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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
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My steering feels heavy after driving my Suzuki for a while.
Hi there. Heavy steering can be caused by a number of things. I would need to know the model and year of the vehicle to be able to help you with this further. In general, if the steering is fine...
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My car had a hard time starting. 2008 Suzuki SX4
Hello. Depending on how hard the starting was would help me to determine what is going on. If the engine just had a hard time cranking then it may be a problem with the battery or the starter. It may...
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Misfire after installing AC
Hello. In most cases the AC system should not affect the operation of the engine. If the issues only began after the AC was installed, it may be possible that the issue developed while the AC was being worked on....
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What is the required mileage before oil change
If you use the recommended 5w30 oil with an oil change interval of 3000 miles you will be doing the oil changes as recommended for severe use. You can choose to do the changes later up to 7500 miles if...
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When I set the alarm only the left side indicator lights flash, the right no light flash. the alarm work OK.
When the alarm was installed the alarm output wire for the lights need to be tied into a parking light circuit or turn signal circuit. Whom ever installed your unit hooked the light output wire to only the left turn...
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Please help
Hi there. It's possible that you may have installed the wrong sized thermostat, or if you didn't replace the thermostat housing at the same time, this is what's causing your problems. Without being there to see exactly what your issue...
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P0001code on scanner 2004 diesel
Hi there. The code P0001 is coming up for the fuel pressure regulator. Check the fuel pressure regulator for any corrosion on the harness and if the regulator is leaking. There could be an issue with the wiring from the...
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2005 suzuki florenza shudders and stalls as i decelerate coming to a stop.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have 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...
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About how much would a timing chain kit cost for a 2008 Suzuki XLT, and where can i find/ order original parts?
Hi there. You can order parts and hire a mobile mechanic to install the timing chain kit on your 2008 Suzuki (as long as you live in our service area). However, if you're looking for OEM parts, several online parts...
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why won't my overdrive work
Hi there. The overdrive clutches in the transmission could be slipping causing the transmission not to shift into overdrive. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you diagnose your transmission.
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When cold, Engine shakes and hesitates during acceleration
Hello There, As a general rule, car engines do not like cold weather and do not do operate as well in cold weather. When you start your car in the morning and turn the key to on, the coolant temperature...
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I have de code P0441
Hi there. The P0441 trouble code will be seen when the ECU has detected incorrect purge flow in the Evaporative (EVAP) emission control system. When the purge flow is determined to be faulty, a Check Engine Light is set and...
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Changed a 15amp dome fuse and now my car dies when changing gear into drive or park
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may have experienced some sort of electrical issues. If there was power going through the circuit that you pulled the fuse from that may be why sparks occurred, and...
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timing chain/belt
Hello, thank you for writing in. The timing belt can simply be replaced. With that being said, there needs to be some thought into why it broke. Depending on the age, it may have just been worn out. If there...
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How many transmission mounts rubbers does my car have?
Hi there. There are 3 different mounts used for your vehicle. There is a left engine mount and a right engine mount and a transmission mount. Both the engine mounts are the same and the transmission mount is flat and...
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New tension belt was put on and the car will not start. The car computer is saying the timing belt is off.
Hi there. The serpentine or drive belts have nothing to do with the timing belt on the car. It depends on the tensioner that was installed, either the drive belt tensioner or the timing belt tensioner. I recommend seeking out...
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My Suzuki Escudo engages gears when on 4WD mode but does not engage any gear on 2WD mode. What must be the problem?
Hi there. The synchronizer inside the transfer case has teeth that are ground down on the 2WD selection causing the transfer case not to engage into 2WD. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to...
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How to turn off AVC on 07 Suzuki swift
Hello. The automatic volume control can be turned off by navigating through the vehicle's menus. You also have the option to set it to low, so that the volume change is not as drastic. The system is designed to automatically...
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Headlight electrical problem
Hello. If you keep having to replace your headlights then that may be an indicator of a potential issue with the headlight electrical circuit. If there is excessive voltage or current running through the circuit it may cause excessive power...
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is there a difference in look from the right side to the left side CV axle
Yes, the transmission "end" of the left side axle is completely different from the transmission "end" on the right side. Consequently, the two axles are not interchangeable and that applies to both automatic and manual transmission versions of this vehicle....

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