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Most reported Suzuki problems

 

Verified for the Suzuki Grand Vitara

Creaking of squeaking noises may be noted from the sway bar bushings. Our technicians tell us revised bushings are available which should correct this concern.

 

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Verified for the Suzuki XL-7

An oil leak may develop form the right front axle seal. Our technicians tell us a revised axle seal is available to correct this concern.

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Verified for the Suzuki Reno

The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an EVAP system purge fault. Our technicians tell us there is a powertrain control module (PCM) software update available which can correct this concern.

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Verified for the Suzuki Grand Vitara

A knocking sound may be noted from the engine when warm due to improper drive belt tension. Correcting the drive belt tension will commonly repair this concern.

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Verified for the Suzuki SX4

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.

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Verified for the Suzuki Sidekick

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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Verified for the Suzuki Verona

Powertrain control module (PCM) software updates are available to correct false fault codes related to the oxygen (O2) sensors and evaporative control (EVAP) system.

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Verified for the Suzuki XL-7

A icking type noise may be noted when starting the engine cold. This is commonly caused by bleed down of the hydraulic valve lifters. Our technicians recommend to make sure the engine oil is clean and at the correct level, then run the engine for 20 minutes at 2,000 rpm. If this does not correct the fault the valve lifters should be replaced.

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Verified for the Suzuki Esteem

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.

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Verified for the Suzuki Samurai

The battery may become discharged while driving due to a burned fusible link between the battery and the alternator. Our technicians recommend to ensure the new fusible link is correctly routed and secured upon replacement.

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Verified for the Suzuki Sidekick

Our technicians tell us the transfer case binds if driven on dry roads in 4WD mode, this may result in damage to the transfer case.

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Verified for the Suzuki Verona

Poor shift quality of the automatic transmission may be improved by upgrading the software in the transmission control module (TCM).

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Verified for the Suzuki Esteem

A squeak type noise may be noted from the top of the rack and pinion steering gear while turning the steering wheel. This is commonly caused by friction between the steering pinion shaft and its seal. Our technicians recommend to replace the pinion seal and use multi-purpose wheel bearing grease during reassembly to correct this concern.

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Verified for the Suzuki Esteem

The brake pedal may pulsate upon brake apply. The common causes are overheating from heavy braking an/or improper wheel torque. Our technicians tell us that brake pads and rotors should be replaced to correct this concern. Problems may arise from aftermarket rotors due to quality concerns. This applies to both front and rear disk brakes.

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Verified for the Suzuki Reno

Creaking of squeaking noises may be noted from the sway bar bushings. Our technicians tell us revised bushings are available which should correct this concern.

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