2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara

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2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara
$
247
to $
329
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara
$
739
to $
1,890
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara
$
289
to $
705
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara
$
167
to $
249
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara
$
345
to $
934

2003 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.

shift lever stuck in park.

stuck in park. i was able to shift the car manually at the transmission. hit the release [ inside the console] and the lever moves but does not shift. can't find a manual for the car hope some one else has had the problem and can help.

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2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara Questions

How much should it cost to repair air conditioner including the compressor? (1 answer)

My mechanic diagnosed my non-working air conditioning system as being an electrical problem. He fixed that problem and said he put freon(spelling)in and came back and said the compressor needed to be replaced and it could cost $600 and up. He is trying to find the part now after I paid 213.51 for...

suzukis doesnt reverse why? (1 answer)

it will reverse simi ok when it has been driven for a while during the day but when its been parked for more than a few hrs it refuses to back up. i push the gas peddel all the way down b4 it will move than it just bolts backwards.

overdriveswitch (1 answer)

when driving in overdrive the car lunges switch to overdrive off car does not lunge. what is happening?

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2003 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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