Suzuki Vitara Repair and Maintenance
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Suzuki Vitara ProblemsPCM Software Update Available
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.
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.
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.
Suzuki Vitara QuestionsPositive battery cable spark (1 answer)
I have a very faint spark when I connect the positive battery cable. When I connect it to a freshly charged battery all seems to be good but after the car sitting for several days the battery will drain and no longer start. I have read that a small about of spark may occur due to memory storage w...