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Grand Rapids, MI
The readout should have returned a diagnostic trouble code, that code will allow someone to be able to answer your question. Do you have the codes?
This would seem to be difficult to stop or slow down, and would likely need repainting. I would take it to a a couple body shops and get a couple of opinions. Is it possible that the bumper has been pushed or hit by another car?
Battery, battery cables, starter...could be a bunch of things. Have you tried jump starting it? Does that help?
This could be from low refrigerant in the A/C system. That is what I would check first, if the refrigerant level is OK then check the cooling fan operation and the high and low side pressures.
Did you ever find out what the problem was?
Did you ever get this resolved?
Water must have gotten into the electrical wiring or a sensor. Did you get it fixed yet?
These types of problems take a skilled technician to diagnose. They will need to check for any fault codes stored, and check fuel pressures, sensors, vacuum leaks etc. Try to find a good shop in your area that is capable of addressing these types of problems. Use the shop directory to find one.
Do you mean the radio display? If so, some have replaceable bulbs, call the Suzuki dealer and ask for the parts department. Give them your VIN number. It's the 17 digit number on your vehicles registration, and any model numbers on the radio and ask them if the bulb is replaceable.
If the fuel filter was to cause this, which would be rare, you would have been feeling a loss of power over time until it got bad enough to cause a no start problem. If the car just wouldn't start with no previous symptoms, it's not the filter.