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Suzuki Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems for 15 Suzuki models based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

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

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.

A fuel odor may be noted with the source being difficult to locate. One or more of the fuel injectors may be leaking internally or externally. Our technicians tell us that revised fuel injectors are available to correct this concern.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate accompanied by a code P0133 (bank1 O2 sensor) stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This is commonly caused by a failed air/fuel sensor. Our technicians tell us a revised a/f senor and (PCM) software upgrade may be necessary to correct this concern.

The airbag light may illuminate due to damaged wires under the drivers and/or passenger front seat. Damaged wires should be repaired and properly secured to correct this issue.

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.

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 harsh downshift from the automatic transmission my be noted on deceleration. Updating the transmission control module (TCM) software may correct this concern. Software revisions are commonly most helpful on newer vehicles. once the mileage builds up a worn component could cause similar problems. Whenever major transmission work in performed, the transmission software should be updated as necessary.