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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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Does the FCC ID code on a keyless entry remote matter if I bought a used car that has a keyless entry system but no remote for it?
Hi Corina. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, we really can't help you with this question, as we don't offer technical assistance on aftermarket systems. You should probably reach out to the manufacturer of the aftermarket system you want to...
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Rough running engine also choppy
You may need to have additional diagnosis done by a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to see if the ignition timing is correct and there is no engine vacuum leaks in the intake or vacuum lines. Also to verify all...
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Backfiring, poor mileage, and hesitation
If the engine in your car is original, at 25 years old, you might want to check compression to see what the basic mechanical condition of the engine is. Poor gas mileage can be caused by low tire pressure; faulty...
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When i go to accerlate it dosent want to go sounds like its in neutral when it goes its ok unless i have yo stop and acceralte aga
Hi Bonnie. Thanks for contacting us today. A problem like this is probably caused by a transmission issue. In some cases, the issue is as simple as old or dirty transmission fluid that needs to be flushed. While in other...
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Car key is stuck in the ignition. Can still turn the engine on and off, but will not come out, goes to acc
As a temporary measure, please refer to this instructional video and see if the tactic described therein works for you. For a definite and permanent fix, please request a service appointment as there is possibly a Technical Service Bulletin pertaining...
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Under load low 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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hi, question when i start on morning or when engine is cold grand vitara vibrates with little,when engine warms up it vibrates ver
It is very possible that you could have a faulty engine or transmission mount causing this issue. Engine and transmission mounts are made of rubber and they wear out over time. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a...
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Rear wheel brake drum stuck
The problem is in the parking brake mechanism or rear caliper assembly if rear disk brakes. You may need to release rear brake shoes by turning rear adjuster through rear backing plate to get drum off to find out what...
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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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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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engine requires 2 quarts of oil mthly, no drip under the car, or smoke from tail pipe, wats the prlbm
Some car models do have excessive (by any standard) oil consumption. See this link for a good overview of the problem. Check your car's rate of oil consumption based on elapsed miles traveled (elapsed time will not give you an...
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Hi, I have a 1995 Suzuki Sidekick 2WD 1.6L 8V TBI SOHC 4cy It is completely out of time. I would appreciate information on: 1. Ho
Hi Leo. Thanks for the question tonight. The only way for us to help you with this would be to attach the instructions noted in the service and repair manual for the 1995 Suzuki Sidekick. Unfortunately, since we're unable to...
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Q: 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 and low oil pressure
The oil light comes on when the oil pressure drops below a certain level: usually about 8 psi. Since the oil pressure will depend to some degree on how fast the oil pump is turning, you are probably seeing it...
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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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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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02 Grand Vitara 2.5L idles fine, but won't accelerate. Timing chain, MAF, fuel pump, compression, spark, injector pulse OK
It is possible that the fuel filter was never replaced with the fuel pump replacement. This could mean that the fuel filter is clogged and only allowing enough fuel to pass through for idle. Once more fuel is required when...
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Q: 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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Q: Transmission filter
You may have more than a transmission filter problem. You should have a transmission mechanic like one from YourMechanic come and check the vehicle for the problem and isolate the causes of the loss of vehicle speed. It may be...

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