2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara
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2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara ProblemsLow Beam Head Light
There are many reports of low beam head light bulbs burning out prematurely. As of this writing Suzuki has not released a service bulletin addressing this issue. Using only high quality replacement bulbs, and extra care not to touch the bulb surface when handling the new bulb can help extend the life of the replacement bulbs.
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 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.
2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara QuestionsMy sister put the battery backwards and now it doesn't do anything (1 answer)
Shops cannot find problem. Differential fluid was one guess but it's fine. weather is hot
Maf code pops up p0102. Car runs with it unplugged. As soon as i connect it it dies. Replaced maf and still same symtom. code reader reads 0 volts on maf and tps. I heard if you disconect the battery terminals and hold them together for 20 minutes it resets.