The AC condenser fan motor may fail. If this occurs the air conditioning will stop blowing cold air.
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2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara Problems
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.
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara Recalls (Recent)
Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER (111 MY 2002 ESTEEM, 777 MY 2002 AERIO, 2,368 MY 2003 AERIO) AND SPORT UTILITY (324 MY 2002 GRAND VITARA, 274 MY 2003 GRAND VITARA, 684 MY 2002 GRAND VITARA XL-7, AND 781 MY 2003 GRAND VITARA XL-7) VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 212, ¿WINDSHIELD MOUNTING.¿ THE WINDSHIELD MAY NOT BE PROPERLY SECURED TO THE VEHICLE BODY DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ADHESION BETWEEN THE PAINT APPLIED DURING THE SECOND-STAGE PAINTING PROCESS AND THE PAINT APPLIED DURING FINAL-STAGE PAINTING.Learn more »
Summary: 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.Learn more »
Summary: 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 INNER ACCELERATOR CABLE THROUGH THE CAP CAN CAUSE THE INNER ACCELERATOR CABLE TO BECOME FRAYED.Learn more »
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The ignition system wiring harness can rub against the underside of the intake manifold. Abrasive damage to the harness can cause a short to ground in the ignition power circuit, causing the ignition fuse to blow and the engine to stall and not restart. This can result in loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will repair any ignition wire harness damage and add additional insulation and a protector plate to prevent future damage. The Suzuki recall number is EN.
Summary: 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.Learn more »
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara Questions and Answers
What is the recommended (rule) for replacing struts on 2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara (XL-7).
After all this rain we have been having here in QLD, our road was wet and I put my car in 4x4 to find it doesn't engage, how can I fix this with out to much cost?
need to know how to replace the water pump in my suzuki grand vitat 2.7
when driving in overdrive the car lunges switch to overdrive off car does not lunge. what is happening?