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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...
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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The belt came off the pulleys
One of the first things that should be checked when dealing with a serpentine belt that has come off would be to check that all of the pulleys that are used for power steering, water pump, idler pulleys, alternator, crankshaft,...
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blower motor or relay
If the A/C is getting too cold it may be freezing up the evaporator and causing a restricted air flow out of the vents. If this is the case then the expansion valve or temperature sensor on the evaporator is...
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Tire going flat despite no visible damage
Hi, it can be very hard to find holes in a tire sometimes as they can be very small. It is also possible that the Schrader valve on the tire is damaged and leaking air slowly. You can try putting...
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I need torque rating for lower control arm
You should tighten the control arm bolts to 69 ftlbs.
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Wheel making noise
Bearing failure is common. Hub Bearings tend to make humming type noises as they start to fail. The noise usually gets louder or quieter during turning. This is because more or less stress is put on the bearing. In extreme...
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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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Uneven tire wear & airbag light off when passenger sits in it
If you feel that the wear is excessive on your vehicle, then I would suggest taking the vehicle to the dealer or have a mechanic look at it for you. It is not uncommon for the front and rear of...
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Car has chirping sound possibly from the belt
That sounds like a horrible experience. Instead of making another appointment with them, have another mechanic come and replace the belt or at least check it out for you. The noise can be due to a dried out and cracked...
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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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Squeal from right side & axle replacement can't be found
I would not be surprised if there is not one available for your 2013 Suzuki SX4 if the part changed and only fits your year or model of vehicle. They should still be able to give you a status on...
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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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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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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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Car is heating up after 100kms run
Hi there. The condenser is not likely to cause an overheating issue unless, the front side is plugged with debris, restricting airflow to the radiator. I have seen debris in between the condenser and radiator restrict airflow. With only 40,000...
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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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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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