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2005 Suzuki Forenza

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2005 Suzuki Forenza Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

The Check Engine Light may illuminate accompanied by a code P0133 (bank1 O2 sensor) stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This is commonly caused by a failed air/fuel sensor. Our technicians tell us a revised a/f senor and (PCM) software upgrade may be necessary to correct this concern.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The head lights may stop working due to a failed connection at the multifunction head light switch. Our technicians tell us there is a harness connector repair kit available which should be installed in conjunction with dielectric grease to seal the connector. 2004-2006 models have been recalled for low beam and daytime running light malfunctions. For more information on this recall, please click here»

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

A hard starting condition may be due to low fuel pressure. Our technicians tell us the powertrain control module (PCM) should energize the fuel pump for 2 seconds when the ignition is turned on in order to properly pressurize the fuel system. Correcting this condition may require updating the PCM software.

2005 Suzuki Forenza Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, October 31, 2007

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A melted splice pack in the wiring may cause the low beam headlights or daytime running lights not to function. Insufficient lighting could reduce visibility and increase the potential for a crash. Dealers will splice the power circuit wires for the low beam headlights and DRL free of charge. The recall began October 31, 2007. The Suzuki recall number is NB.

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Electrical & Lights, August 13, 2012

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Increased resistance due to poor contact between the terminals of certain wires can generate heat that can melt the splice pack used to connect the power circuit wires for the headlamps. This can result in intermittent or total loss of low/high beam headlamp function. If the headlamps fail to function, this will lead to reduced driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will reconnect the affected wires with two heat-shrink crimps to correct this problem. The Suzuki recall number is NU.

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2005 Suzuki Forenza Questions and Answers

TroublewithForenza, 2005 Suzuki Forenza, York, PA

Must a bad Heater Core be replaced before the Air Conditioner can be diagnosed? Also, could an Enginge replacement cause both AC and Heater Core damage? My engine was replaced in Dec 2007 and eve...

flemijo33, 2005 Suzuki Forenza, Columbus, OH

Key stuck in ignition. Car runs just fine and can go into any gear. The ignition will not go into lock to release the key. It justs goes from accessory to start and then I can start my car. Aft...

lavey7772000, 2005 Suzuki Forenza, Yucaipa, CA

steps to remove dashboard and tools needed

angelprwler, 2005 Suzuki Forenza, Webster, NY

I need to know the location of the ecm box on my 2005 suzuki forenza?

Al Mattson, 2005 Suzuki Forenza, Hemet, CA

I intend to replace the Spark Plugs myself. When I took a wire off I couldn't get the spark plug wrench over the plug. Do I have to remove that assembly that hold the plugs to get to the bod...

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2005 Suzuki Forenza Reviews

Very disappointed in the gas mileage. Sometimes it's taking 2-3 tries to start up. A/C compressor just went out. I didn't do any research prior to purchasing so I paid much more than the average.

Forenza Wagon with maual transmission.
Paint chipping from side view mirrors.
Clutch and slave cylinder replacment at 54,000 miles - $1,450
The value of the car is reflective of it's book price. Low.
In this case you get what you pay for.

for a compact car with a 2.0L 4 cylinder to get such poor mileage is bizarre. it's not a barn burner for sure, so it seems like the mpg would be better? there's no check engine light that the dealer says would be on if there was a problem, but seems like something is wrong

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