2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara
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2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara ProblemsOil 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.
The AC condenser fan motor may fail. If this occurs the air conditioning will stop blowing cold air.
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.
2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara QuestionsHow to fix ingen problem (2 answers)
Normally I'm driving my car but suddenly stop and never start again I do know what is the problem.i have to change ingen?
It was working fine this morning on my way into work then at lunch when I got in it would not blow anything. I cant hear anything either
Working on said truck which has a small 1/4inch ID hose which goes under intake manifold on left side. It is leaking coolant on top of engine block
2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara RecallsThe Passenger Airbag May Not Deploy Correctly
The passenger seat contains a sensor which helps determine if the passenger front airbag should deploy or not in the event of a crash. It is called the occupant classification system (OCS), and is a mat that is part of the passenger seat cushion. These vehicles are being recalled because the OCS may fail due to the repeated flexing of the mat from general use of the seat. As a result, in the event of a crash the passenger airbag may deploy when it should not, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the front passenger seat cushion (which includes the OCS sensor mat) to correct this concern.