1997 Suzuki Sidekick Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Suzuki Sidekick
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1997 Suzuki Sidekick ProblemsClutch Pedal May Suddenly Fall to the Floor
The clutch pedal may suddenly fall to the floor due to a broken weld on the pedal pivot assembly. A revised clutch pedal assembly is available to correct this condition.
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.
1997 Suzuki Sidekick Questionstrying to find specs or video for valve adjustment when replacing cover gasket. (1 answer)
replacing valve cover gasket, leaking, and trying to find specifics for valve adjustment, video or specs. JLX sidekick sport, 4x4, automatic, vin # JS3TD21VXV4105430, thanks
It's the upper mounting bolt for the starter and it's just hanging by one bolt and I don't know the size of the bolt
without disconnecting the drive line, etc.