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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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05 XL-7 CAN FRONT CRANK SEAL BE REPLACED WITHOUT REMOVING TIMING COVER?
The seal has to be accessible (that is visible and there is enough room to pry it out) on removal and, as well, there has to be enough space to press it back in using an appropriate seal installation tool....
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Hi Ben my mom has a Suzuki xl-7. Two days ago the car began to make a loud sound and when accelerating it doesn't go very fast
Hi there. What you are describing is typically an indication a broken or cracked exhaust manifold or exhaust pipe downstream. The exhaust systems on cars, trucks and SUV's are finely tuned to expel exhaust gases from the combustion chamber and...
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My car stalls when hitting a bump, once stalled it takes a while for the engine to restart.
I'm going to take a leap and guess that you have a problem in the connection at the coolant temp sensor. In the older cars like yours, an interruption in the circuit at the coolant temp sensor could cause a...
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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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Did I messed up the engine by overloading weight
Hi there. In most cases the overloading of weight might cause damage to springs or suspension components as opposed to the engine. It's quite possible that the two things are not related, especially if you didn't have to climb serious...
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my car has code p0442 and p0171 2003 suzuki aero. check engine light is on and it stalls occationally when i take my foot off the
Hello, thank you for writing in. The most recent issue with stalling may have triggered additional codes, and the vehicle should be scanned again for a more accurate idea of where to start with diagnostics. From there you can start...
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My car makes a loud noise, shakes and has trouble starting when we put gas in it.
The purge valve is most likely leaking fumes into the intake manifold when your are refuelling the vehicle. This will flood the engine with gas fumes and cause the hard start and run rough until the excess fumes are burned...
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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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