2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara


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2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara
$474 to $582
2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara
$318 to $527
2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara
$291 to $431
2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara
$207 to $306
2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara
$75 to $124

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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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It was working fine this morning on my way into work then at lunch when I got in it would not blow anything. I cant hear anything either

Working on said truck which has a small 1/4inch ID hose which goes under intake manifold on left side. It is leaking coolant on top of engine block

Recently installed new front brake pads. Now after driving a few miles, when applying brakes, there is a "slapping" type of sound. Noise seems to come from driver side front wheel area. What is the cause?

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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.

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MPG less than expected (lucky to get 19). Ad and salespeople tout this as a "true SUV". I must have a different idea as to a SUV -- because in my world a true SUV wouldn't have such big issues with dust/dirt (interior get COVERED). I travel over 35 miles of gravel road on a daily basis -- which was one reason for purchasing this "true SUV"; I needed a vehicle with all-wheel drive, decent gro...

that is good and nice for desert driving

Beyond the gas mileage, this is a very good car for long trips. For short trips, city driving, etc., I should of gotten the SX4.

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