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.
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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»
A lack of power may develop, accompanied by an illuminated Check Engine Light with fault code P2106 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This fault can be caused by a throttle actuator which has only limited movement. The correction for this condition includes replacing the throttle actuator and updating the PCM software.
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.
A fuel odor may be noted with the source being difficult to locate. One or more of the fuel injectors may be leaking internally or externally. Our technicians tell us that revised fuel injectors are available to correct this concern.
2006 Suzuki Forenza Recalls (Recent)
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The front seat belt may not latch correctly in the buckle. In rare cases, the locked seat belt may come loose unexpectedly, disengaging without pressing the release button. These malfunctions could cause the seat belt not to function as designed in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the left and right front seat belt buckles to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on August 31, 2007. The Suzuki recall number is KY.
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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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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.
2006 Suzuki Forenza Questions and Answers
The light has come on for my airbag and I noticed this is listed under "TSBs". Is this something that I will have to pay for or will suzuki cover it?
The clock display on my suzuki doesn't light up so I know what station I'm on. Please help
what causes the car to jerk while driving at times it seem as through it wants to cut off. it does a losts of jerking
I can't seem to shift my car out of park without having to place my key in the shift lock and starting the car in neutral, but even when I do that I notice that my turning signals work but the...
2006 Suzuki Forenza Reviews
I'm the original owner of a 2006 Suzuki Forenza and for the most part I have been pleased with the car, its been dependable, and gets good gas mileage. That is until I started learning all the parts, down to the transmission fluid are "SPECIAL ORDER"... it took me over 7 months to get the new struts for it and then found out there is only 1 dealer left in all of Northern CA (Elk Grove w/one technician) left... that even works on them and its a good half hour drive from where I live!! So, with the inconvenience and extra $$$ just to get the car to a dealership that can work on it... my overall rating for repairs is -000000000 = VERY POOR!!!!!
I've had my Suzuki Forenza for 6 years, and have been disappointed for many of them. There's not been anything more disappointing than working with the Suzuki dealerships - who are blatantly out for money. I've had several cases where I would call when things randomly broke (the seat belt wouldn't plug in, BOTH front car handles broke off, it locked me out and wouldn't stop beeping, it stopped moving, etc.) and their answer was ALWAYS to tow it to them and then charge me ridiculous amounts of money. With the car handles, I called them when it was less than 3 years old and said that this had happened; they kept saying they couldn't find my VIN number and would call me back. They never did. When I finally got in touch with them and they said they COULD find it (a month or two later), the car had JUST passed the 3 year mark and they said "Oh well, that's only part of the 3 year warranty of your 10 year warranty - you'll have to pay out of pocket." (I have not. I have been driving with no car handles for the last 3 years. I got used to digging my fingers in a certain way to get it to open).
There is always something going wrong with this thing. I've paid so much every single year to keep it going. I'll never do a Suzuki again.
I just recently bought a 2006 Suzuki Forenza with 78K miles from a dealer ship. The check engine light was on, and they told me to do a drive cycle to get the check engine light to go off. Within two days I drove the car 209.4 miles and the car lost power. I was in a parking lot and had the gas peddle pressed to the floor the car was only going 20mph. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out a automatic goes 20mph with out pressing the gas. I turned the car off and turned it back on and drove it five miles. At five miles I was going 65 mph and the car lost power again. I have had the car to cut off on me as well. This car has spent more time in the shop than I have had it. The dealer ship told me nothing was wrong with the car.. THEY ONLY DROVE IT 11 MILES! I personally took the car back and took it to the shop and the mechanic hooked it up to the computer and five codes where there, all five codes had something to do with the throttle body. They thought it was the sensors. I got the car back drove it again.. I ended up putting 1,400 miles on this car in two weeks before they figured out it was throttle body its self that needed to be replaced. It went from it needed a drive cycle, to nothing was wrong, to sensors to the wiring, to the throttle body. SO what's it going to be next!?! I still haven't got the car back, but i just got off the phone with the dealer ship. I might be a female but I do know a little bit about cars!! I can tell you when there is a problem and when there isn't a problem!! Email address is Ms_pink_bunny@yahoo.com
I am still trying to figure out what is wrong with my car i have put about $700 hundred dollars on tune-ups, sensors etc and the problem still exist, the car stalls or hesitates when crunk and then the poof of smoke comes from the talepipe. What to do, is what i think about everyday.