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1990 Suzuki Sidekick Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Suzuki Sidekick

1990 Suzuki Sidekick Problems

An engine oil leak may develop from the front crankshaft seal due to hardening of the rubber seal. There is a revised seal and sleeve available to correct this concern. Our technicians tell us that changing the oil every 3000 miles may help prolong seal life.

A condition may develop where the accelerator pedal sticks and is not smooth. This can be caused by carbon build up on the throttle shaft or throttle body cleaner was used which removed the special coating on the throttle shaft. Our technicians tell us that if this is the case the throttle body should be replaced.

A hesitation on acceleration may be caused by a failing throttle position sensor (TPS). If the problem is confirmed to be a failed TPS replacement of the failed sensor will be required.

 

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1990 Suzuki Sidekick Questions

This is 1989 Suzuki sidekick 2 door 5 speed 4x4

i have a 89 suzuki sidekcik 1.6 ltr with ac 2 sp automatic. I need to replce the heater core sine it doe not blow hot air. The ac works great but I need heat. I would like to do this myself since budget is a huge deal. Thanks Ray

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1990 Suzuki Sidekick Recalls

THE FRONT SAFETY BELT BUCKLE RELEASE BUTTONS CAN BREAK. THESE RED PLASTIC RELEASE BUTTONS ARE MARKED "PRESS." IF A BUTTON BREAKS, PIECES CAN FALL INTO THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY CAUSING THE BUCKLE TO OPERATE IMPROPERLY.

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