2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara

2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara Problems

There are many reports of low beam head light bulbs burning out prematurely. As of this writing Suzuki has not released a service bulletin addressing this issue. Using only high quality replacement bulbs, and extra care not to touch the bulb surface when handling the new bulb can help extend the life of the replacement bulbs.

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

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.

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2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara Questions

driving along motorway when engine just cut out,no noises or sounds came from car,just lost all power,battery light came on in dash there was a loss of power steering,lights work,now it wont start,any suggestions.

We are thinking of buying a 2nd hand vitara. When test drive, the auto gear is hard to pull/push from park to drive. Not sure if its due to low gear oil or going to spoil gear. There is also sound from the rear while driving. Sounds like some item rolling around but found nothing in boot. The haz...

When the airconditioner is switched on there is a 'whir' noise from the engine, when the aircon is switched off it stops - (like one of those kids toys)
Is this something serious that can cause damage and is it easily fixed?

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2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara Recalls

The passenger seat contains a sensor which helps determine if the passenger front airbag should deploy or not in the event of a crash. It is called the occupant classification system (OCS), and is a mat that is part of the passenger seat cushion. These vehicles are being recalled because the OCS may fail due to the repeated flexing of the mat from general use of the seat. As a result, in the event of a crash the passenger airbag may deploy when it should not, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the front passenger seat cushion (which includes the OCS sensor mat) to correct this concern.

The automatic transmission selector lever "park" lock function may be inoperative due to a sticking shift lock arm. As a result the shift lever may be able to be moved out of "park" with the key removed and without depressing the brake pedal. This could cause unintended vehicle movement, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the shift lock module to correct this problem. This recall is expected to begin on January 7, 2008. The Suzuki recall number is PE.

 

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2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara Reviews

the best car I have ever owned !!!!

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