1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara

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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara Problems

Oil Leak/Noise Due to Timing Chain Cover Gasket/Tensioner Failure

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.

shift lever stuck in park.

stuck in park. i was able to shift the car manually at the transmission. hit the release [ inside the console] and the lever moves but does not shift. can't find a manual for the car hope some one else has had the problem and can help.

AC not Blowing Cold Air Due to Failed AC Condenser Fan Motor

The AC condenser fan motor may fail. If this occurs the air conditioning will stop blowing cold air.

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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara Questions

Why do the headlight sockets keep melting? Tried using low temp ones and no luck (1 answer)

Problem has occurred twice since February 2016. We even tried using low temperature sockets and everything was fine for about a week. They melted also. This is constantly causing one or the other and sometimes both headlights to go off. My husband then has to push on the socket and then both ligh...

where is mass air flow sensor located on the 24 value engine (2 answers)

looking for the mass air flow sensor on the 24 value twin cam engine. not the same as the 16 value

How much would it cost to replace the problem code p0102 (2 answers)

Mass Or Volume Air Flow A Circuit Low Input. Is there something I could do to correct the problem on my own?

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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara Recalls

Recall 05V452000
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 16-INCH WHEELS, THE FRONT BRAKE DISCS MAY BREAK UNDER SEVERE DRIVING CONDITIONS. THE BREAKAGE CAN OCCUR IN CONDITIONS WHERE THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN ON A REGULAR BASIS ON EXTREMELY STEEP PAVED DOWN-SLOPES WHILE CONTINUOUSLY APPLYING THE BRAKES.
Recall 04V427000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.
Recall 03V512000
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE ACCELERATOR CABLE CASING CAP THAT IS ATTACHED TO THE VEHICLE FIREWALL CAN CRACK DUE TO EXTENDED EXPOSURE TO FORCES FROM THE ACCELERATOR CABLE AND INSUFFICIENT LONG-TERM DURABILITY OF THE PLASTIC CASING CAP. IF THE CASING CAP BECOMES CRACKED, MOVEMENT OF THE...

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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara Reviews

I LOVE THIS CAR!!!! It has 202,000 miles and has been through 3 teenagers. I drove this car when I was 16 and when my parents were selling it I know I had to buy it. I have never replaced anything on it and everything still works. Love this car.
The best car i have

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