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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.
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.
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
Suzuki Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If 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 is set up differently. Read on...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Construction Worker
If 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 most...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Suzuki Equator
While 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 name recognition as well as the...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Suzuki SX4
The 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 vehicle class, the SX4 Crossover model...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara
When 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 their lineup offers desirable features, and the...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Suzuki Kizashi
This 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 American operations, it is still an...

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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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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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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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Windshield wipers not working
There are many different reasons for your windshield wipers not functioning correctly. It sounds like you need a qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to stop by and inspect your windshield wipers, A/C compressor and transmission to see what...
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Windshield wiper is not working
If one of your wipers isn't working while the other is, I would suggest replacing both wiper arms. Wiper blades have a very short lifespan compared to other parts on your vehicle and must be replaced more frequently.
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Vibration
This sounds like you may have a worn engine or transmission mount. I would visually inspect each mount and check for wear or cracks in the rubber bushings. Over time, a worn or cracked bushing may not absorb the engine...
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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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Timing belt broke
I believe that you are right: your drive belt is broken. Unfortunately, this happens to everyone at some point. The best course of action is just to replace the belt. I don't believe anything happened to any internal engine parts...
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Temperature gauge goes up and down
Hello. If the coolant temperature gauge is constantly fluctuating then the most common cause of this is a bad thermostat. If the thermostat is sticking or not opening and closing right then this will occur. It can also be a...
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steering wheel shaking
Hi there. Thanks for writing into YourMechanic.com about the issue with your 2005 Suzuki Forenza. At first glance, it appears that the problem you're describing sounds like a misfire with one of the cylinders. It could be related to your...
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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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SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT IS ON
Your service engine light is programmed to come on at specific mileage intervals based upon recommend services. You do have a window of time when this light comes on in that you can continue to drive it for a short...
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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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My Check Engine Light is on - code P0430
Hi there. If you are getting this code along with a loss of power, it usually means that the catalytic converter is failing. When it fails internally it begins to clog the exhaust which will cause the lack of power....
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My car is completely dead
If jump starting the car works, I would suspect the alternator is no longer charging and probably needs replacement. A mechanic should fully charge your battery before testing it and if the battery passes, get the alternator tested. I wouldn't...
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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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Major oil leak
Hi. Large oil leaks can be difficult to pinpoint because they get all over the undercarriage. The best way to find a leak is to clean off the engine and then add dye to the system. Running the engine with...
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Jerking reaction
Hello, There are a few things that can typically cause a car to have a bit of a jerking reaction when driving. Low transmission fluid can cause this to happen when the transmission lacks sufficient transmission fluid required to build...
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Headlights won't turn off
Something like this is usually caused by a faulty headlight switch or a shorted wire going to the headlights. The source of the problem needs to be inspected so I would recommend having this looked at by a mechanic so...
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Engine mounts
You only have the one engine mount located in front of the engine, near accessory belts. The other mounts hook up to the transmission. This will depend on if you have a manual or automatic transmission since they are different...

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