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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...
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Thought it was the battery but could possibly be the alternator
Bad connection can be confusing. They are touching and the connection may even be tight, but electricity doesn't care about what our eyes see. Electricity happens at the atomic level. A bad connection is a loose connection or a surface...
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Check engine light on due to O2 sensor 2011 Suzuki SX4
The code P0139 is for the O2 sensor before the catalyst. The code is for when the engine control module is testing the O2 sensor it cuts the fuel to see if the O2 sensor detects a lean condition within...
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After sensor replacement, 2nd diagnostic revealed P0139
No, it is not the catalyst. The P0139 code is for the O2 sensor before the catalyst. The code is illuminated when the engine control module is testing the O2 sensor and it cuts the fuel to see if the...
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fan blower slow to turn on
Thanks for writing in about your 2012 Suzuki SX4. The blower motor must of got water in it and has caused it to have a short internally. If you locate the blower and have it turned on but it doesn't...
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My EVAP canister has a small leak
Hello! I suggest that a technician with a smoke machine test your EVAP system. The smoke will come out of any area of the EVAP system that is leaking. Most Auto shops will have a smoke machine. I would recommend...
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need the water pump replaced would this also involve the timing belt
It would be recommended to replace the serpentine belts, water pump, and timing belt tensioner pulley with the timing belt. You might even consider replacing the valve cover gasket. If would like to have these repairs done, a certified technician...
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My car wont start, ECM issue
Hi. I think the best thing to do with this situation is to replace the motor and get the proper radiator for the car. If the ECM has a fault or has gone bad completely the ECM will need to...
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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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How can I tell if a car with a recall was fixed? Can a mechanic tell?
The manufacture should be able to tell you. To my knowledge the US Department of Transportation will have that information available to you. You should be able to access that information on their website dedicated to making the roads safer:...
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Two cylinders are not working, car runs on 2 cylinders
Hi there. Are there any warning lights on? This would be a good starting point as the ECM will set codes to aid in the direction of diagnosis. Has a compression test been performed? A cylinder leakage test? What were...
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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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My car shows a P0420 code and the engine coolant temperature reading (via torque pro app and elm327 Bluetooth reader) stayed at 84.2 degrees
Hi there - "boundary measured engine temperature," or the lowest temp reading a sensor can transmit, can be different based on each temperature sensor. The issue here is what is the true engine temperature? Is the thermostat getting the engine...
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Instrument panel lights are on - codes P0102, P0069
Both of these sensors have to do with sending air mass and pressure information to the engine computer. It is likely you have a vacuum leak or these sensors are starting to fail and are offering the engine computer false...
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Won't start with good battery
The computer in this car controls if the starter turns or not. You will need to have the computer scanned to see if the alarm is active. Have the batteries changed in the remote key FOB to see if this...
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I drive my suzuki sx4 sport and as im driving i hear a knocking noise....when i break the noise stops......is it my bearing? 2007 Suzuki SX4
Hello - your symptoms suggest a worn front wheel bearing. The "steering is a bit loose" symptom reinforces this diagnosis. If the noise ceases when turn left, it is likely the left wheel bearing. It would be the right wheel...
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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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Battery light flashes on n car is hard to turn. Then light turns off n I have control of car
Charging system output should be verified against factory specifications as the alternator may be failing or have failed thus accounting for the battery light. It is also possible that the serpentine belt does not have adequate tension and thus is...
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What kind of battery terminal fits a Suzuki sx4?
Duralast Battery Cable, part number 07765 or part number 07764 will work on your vehicle. If you are seeking the negative terminal cable assembly, that is readily available from Suzuki dealers and easily installed. The positive side of the circuit...
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Q: 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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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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