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Most reported Suzuki problems

 

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 Sidekick

A whine type noise may be noted from the automatic transmission at speeds above 50mph. Our technicians tell the that transmission dis-assembly is required to replace the components causing the noise with revised parts.

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Verified for the Suzuki Swift

The dome light may stay on due to a faulty door jamb switch which will require replacement.

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Verified for the Suzuki Swift

The spot welds on the hood striker may be misaligned causing the hood not to latch properly. The correction is to install oversize washers under striker mounting bolts to secure the striker.

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Verified for the Suzuki Verona

Erratic fuel gauge readings may be caused by additives in the fuel. Our technicians tell us an improved fuel tank sender unit is available to correct this concern.

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Verified for the Suzuki Verona

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.

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Verified for the Suzuki Grand Vitara

The engine may be difficult to start in cold weather or at high altitude. Our technicians tell us there is a powertrain control module (PCM) software up grade which may help with these issues.

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Verified for the Suzuki Grand Vitara

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 Esteem

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 SX4

The manual transmission may "pop" out of 5th gear, this is most commonly caused by a faulty 5th gear synchronizer. Our technicians tell us a revised 5th gear synchronizer is available to correct this concern.

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Verified for the Suzuki Forenza

A hard starting condition may be due to low fuel pressure. Our technicians tell us the powertrain control module (PCM) should energize the fuel pump for 2 seconds when the ignition is turned on in order to properly pressurize the fuel system. Correcting this condition may require updating the PCM software.

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Verified for the Suzuki Reno

A rough idle, high idle, or stalling condition may develop. Our technicians tell us updating the powertrain control module (PCM) software can correct these issues.

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Verified for the Suzuki Reno

A Powertrain control module (PCM) software update as available to correct illumination of the Check Engine Light due to slow oxygen sensor response time.

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Verified for the Suzuki Swift

An engine vacuum leak from the throttle-body base gasket may result in a rough idle and/or stumble on acceleration. If this occurs, replacement of the failed gasket will be necessary.

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Verified for the Suzuki Swift

Our technicians tell us these vehicles are sensitive to fuel quality. Using fuel of marginal quality can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light with misfire or oxygen sensor fault codes stored.

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