1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara

1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara Problems

Oil Leak/Noise Due to Timing Chain Cover Gasket/Tensioner Failure

The timing chain cover gasket and timing chain tensioner may fail, causing an oil leak or excessive noise. Because removing the timing chain is labor intensive, this can be an expensive repair.

AC Condenser Fan Motor May Fail

The AC condenser fan motor may fail. If this occurs the air conditioning will stop blowing cold air.

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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara Questions

where is mass air flow sensor located on the 24 value engine (2 answers)

looking for the mass air flow sensor on the 24 value twin cam engine. not the same as the 16 value

How much would it cost to replace the problem code p0102 (2 answers)

Mass Or Volume Air Flow A Circuit Low Input. Is there something I could do to correct the problem on my own?

How will I know if I may need a heater coil (1 answer)

It seems my defrost isnt working and the front floor is wet

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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara Recalls

Recall 05V452000
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 16-INCH WHEELS, THE FRONT BRAKE DISCS MAY BREAK UNDER SEVERE DRIVING CONDITIONS. THE BREAKAGE CAN OCCUR IN CONDITIONS WHERE THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN ON A REGULAR BASIS ON EXTREMELY STEEP PAVED DOWN-SLOPES WHILE CONTINUOUSLY APPLYING THE BRAKES.
Recall 04V427000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Recall 03V512000
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE ACCELERATOR CABLE CASING CAP THAT IS ATTACHED TO THE VEHICLE FIREWALL CAN CRACK DUE TO EXTENDED EXPOSURE TO FORCES FROM THE ACCELERATOR CABLE AND INSUFFICIENT LONG-TERM DURABILITY OF THE PLASTIC CASING CAP. IF THE CASING CAP BECOMES CRACKED, MOVEMENT OF THE...

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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara Reviews

I LOVE THIS CAR!!!! It has 202,000 miles and has been through 3 teenagers. I drove this car when I was 16 and when my parents were selling it I know I had to buy it. I have never replaced anything on it and everything still works. Love this car.
The best car i have

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