Questions tagged [suzuki]

A Japanese car and motorbike manufacturer, noted for small, nimble cars like the swift, and bikes like the GSXR

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WagonR 4WD Shaft Removal

My Suzuki WagonR Model 2013 is 4WD. My mechanic says to remove 4WD shaft. Because it will improve my car,s fuel economy and acceleration. Is it safe and plausible ?????,
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steering treehouse/stem, forks replaced now it wont start

Are there safety features such as the kickstand being down, clutch in or a loose ground wire that effects the start button directly? If so, what grounds do I check on my 2001 Suzuki Katana 600f?
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Car temprature is below normal on highways and car jerks

Car Specs: Suzuki Alto VXR 2005 Model + Manual + Petrol Usually, my car's temperature gauge gives a perfect idea of the engine, in normal weather usually it behaves normally when I'm driving in the ...
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EFS/Lovells/OME suspension for NSGV

I want to upgrade suspension at my Suzuki Grand Vitara 2013. Currently I determined three variants: EFS Elite full kit (specs) EFS shocks (from kit) + Lovells coils (Medium SFS32 + Medium SRR33) OME ...
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Car moved to front when the engine is off while in D gear

I have a Suzuki Stingray 2014 vehicle and I am still new to it. Yesterday when I parked the vehicle on a cement floor, accidentally I had forgot to move the gear to the parking mode. However, I had ...
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Intermittent car electrical problem causing starting issues - any help pinpointing?

I have this starting problem that I've been trying to fix for the past year now. Well, I'm not really a mechanic of any kind, so I spend ungodly amounts of money to local car mechanics for "maybe" ...
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My bike bike Suzuki Fiero (2001 Model) missing and jumping, reducing power when riding in rain

My bike bike Suzuki Fiero (2001 Model) missing and jumping, reducing power when riding in rain. As per the instruction from Mechanic i changed the following ... Changed Spark Plug and adapter Cleaned ...
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My motorcycle is making whirrng grinding noise

My Suzuki Gixxer 155 is making a weird grinding whirring noise. The noise is there when the clutch is open. As soon as I pull the clutch the noise goes away and there is no noise in neutral too or ...
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Suzuki TU250X motorcycle only cranks when engine turned over by pushing in gear (electronic ignition)

I have a 2000 Suzuki TU250x. It's had a intermittent problem using the electronic ignition to start the bike. Turn the key, hold in the clutch, lift kickstand, click the fuel pump relay switch, hear ...
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Getting the clutch back together

I'm having trouble getting the clutch back together on my DR650. I'm following this guide. Everything is assembled back, but the clutch lever feels light when being pulled in and doesn't return after....
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2005 suzuki gsxr 600 won't start

My bike simply won't start after I replaced the side stand relay, the economy, check all the fuses. It turns over but doesn't start. All my relays work. My fuel pump works. But when I turn the key, ...
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Where is the radiator cap of my car?

I have a 2011 make Maruti Suzuki Ritz LDi (Diesel). I'm attaching a photograph of the engine bay here. Where is the radiator cap located in this picture? How to measure the coolant level? Also, what ...
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2006 Suzuki boulevard s40 carburetor lines

I don’t know where the hose goes, and I would like a diagram to follow. Then, my bike should start (hopefully). Thanks. I have no idea where they go. I didn’t start the work, I just have to finish it; ...
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2000 Suzuki Intruder 1400 losing Prime

Bought the bike few weeks ago not running and here is where i am today. Bike will start on choke and ide all day. I get on it and give it gas it will die. Only way it will start back up is if i take ...
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2009 Suzuki LS650 Battery Problem/Question

I bought a new battery that had the same amp and voltage as my current battery that I was going to replace. I double checked via the website, and they confirmed it would fit my motorcycle. (Moto ...
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2005 Suzuki gsxr 750

I just bought a 05 gsxr750 it has 6k miles on it. I recently did a fresh oil change new air filter new spark plugs and tightened up the chain and lubed. I have had no problems running it until last ...
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Suddenly milage dropped and engine started working differently

I have suzuki access 125. Cc:125 Body Type: scooter Engine Type: single cylinder 4 stroke(SOCH) Fuel system: carburetor (ucal cv)(vm18-258 * i don't know what it means but found on ucal website) Fuel ...
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2004 suzuki sv650s alarm connector

I've recently removed a datatool system 3 alarm and traced all the wires back. From looking at the Haynes book i appear to be missing 'Alarm connector' Can anyone explain what this is and what it ...
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thump when braking

Sometimes when I brake I hear a thump that I can hear, and feel through the brake. I have a Suzuki SX4, automatic transmission. It doesn't matter if I brake quickly or slowly and it is just one "thump"...
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2004 suzuki sv650s fuel pump does not prime or start

I've just purchased this bike as a non runner due to the alarm ( datatool system 3) I bypassed the alarm and it run like a dream. I then proceeded to remove the ararm by following all the wires and ...
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Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire VXi - Gear Shifting trouble - Across All Gear shifts

I have a Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire VXI 2013 model. I am experiencing problems during gear shift when the car is in motion. And the problem starts to happen only after i have drove for like 7-10 kms(...
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Suzuki Baleno engine overhaul or replacement?

I own a Suzuki Baleno 2005 JXR EFI 1298CC, the car is giving white smoke a lot when started, after consulting with the Mechanic he says that the engine needs to be overhauled. Some mechanics are ...
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Suzuki Baleno station wagon, year 2000, camshaft sensor error, difficult idle with warm engine

Here is my problem When driving for a while in city traffic (stopping/accelerating a lot), check engine light turns on and the car starts to lose RPM at idle and wants to stall. It also wants to ...
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How can I confirm a faulty alternator or regulator with only a basic digital multimeter at hand?

Make: Maruti Suzuki Model: 800 hatchback Engine: F8B MPFI Battery: Exide 35AH 2.5 year old Rated OCV 12.92 Location: Nagpur, India. Daytime Temp about 44C Background: Around November/December ...
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85 Suzuki Samurai - Engine sometimes stalls, and hard to start when warm. Probably electrical problem

I'm having a problem with my car. Sometimes when engine is warm, it will strugle to start (starter runs fine, but no ignition). It also happens (rarely) that the engine just dies while driving. It ...
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Motorcycle pulls the steering heavily to the side when turning

When I turn into a corner or tilt the bike on a slower speed it pulls the steering heavily inside the turn or tilt, so that I have to countersteer it with quite a force to hold the intended line. On a ...
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Motorcycle clutch with grinding sound

I have a Suzuki Gixxer 155 2015 model. After going to a shop for vulcanizing my rear tubeless tire, it felt like I was carrying a very heavy load. It was a very heavy traffic in my area so I used ...
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I have engine revs problems with my 1999 Grand Vitara 2.5 L manual

I have a manual transmission and when I pressed acceleration the RPM goes up but it takes awhile for it to drop back down until I shift what is the problem
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Optra5 (Reno) bolt size on valve cover

I lost the 2 bolt on the cover that hide the spark plugs wires. I live in Canada and no store knows the size. Does anyone know? And can I drive without this cap? Thank you 2004 Chevrolet Optra5 (...
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My car won't start after blowing a lot of white smoke while driving

When I was driving home, there were tons of white smoke coming from the rear. The car already failed smog test and about to retire. Engine oil level is normal, coolant was below minimum so I added ...
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1996 Suzuki Sidekick engine

I blew up my motor in my 1996 Suzuki Sidekick; I installed a donor motor from a 1996 Suzuki (both engines looked alike, each a 16 valve engine). It turns out the crank sensor on my original engine is ...
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1981 gs 550 suzuki

I have four carbs on rails on my Suzuki GS550. I'm struggling to find out what model these are from Mikuni. All I can find from markings is "mikuni corporation" on top of the carbs. Any info would ...
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Swift Diesel engine seeing decline in power - Need overhaul or bad turbo?

My 2008 Suzuki Swift Diesel 1.3 DDiS has run about 150,000 kms. In the last few weeks, the car seems to be losing its powerful acceleration. While there is no sudden drop in power while accelerating, ...
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How effective is Italian tune-up? [duplicate]

I have a 2014 Suzuki Alto K10 Petrol (1000cc engine). The mileage so far has been fairly low <10k kms. The fuel efficiency is abysmally low ~8-9 kmpl. This average is running in strictly local ...
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Clutch Adjustment

I have a 2004 Suzuki Wagon R. I only have to dip the clutch a fraction to select a gear, which would indicate the clutch pedal is not coming off properly. The pedal is stiff, with no play in it. And ...
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What carburetor bench tests are common?

So, August of 2016 I suddenly had gas flooding down the side of the engine on my Katana 600. I pulled and rebuilt the carbs (they were super clean, but the seals and O-rings were all shot, plus a ...
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Unable to locate the power wire for dome light

I own an old Maruti Suzuki WagonR (2009) which is not having a dome light in passenger area. I want to install a LED light there but can't locate the power cable coming from battery. Since the car is ...
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Suzuki Swift Bad Idle

I am having trouble with my Suzuki swift`s bad idle 2009 (Engine M13A - Transmission Manual ). The original problem was when i left the clutch in first gear to start from a stand still the rpm ...
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Maruti Suzuki 800 4 gear manual 1997 Engine

Maruti Suzuki 800 is a 3 cylinder or 3 piston petrol engine. If I remove two pistons from the crank and block the intake manifold of those piston inlet, will my engine still work on a single piston ...
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Engine shuts off when car gets into heavy traffic in the hot sun, after riding 200+ miles [twice!], WHY?

I have recently traveled from New Jersey to California in my 2003 Suzuki XL7. ~ 140,000 miles Recently replaced the serpentine belt, tires, and brake pads. Car has been receiving oil changes every ...
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Is it okay to leave a car outside in the winter without driving it for 1 month?

I'm working in Grinnell Iowa for a year. I plan on traveling to the east coast for a few weeks in December- 1 month at most. The town is really tiny so there's practically no options for covered ...
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Wagon R burns engine oil

Suzuki Wagon R 2008 with 162000 on the odometer has started burning engine oil. What are the possible reasons & what are the repairs & costs?
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Variants to place sub in car

I have Suzuki Grand Vitara 2013. I want to place a sub inside it. But I havn't got a lot of space in trunk, because of GBE. I've bought Rockville RW10CA 10" 800 Watt Under-Seat Slim Amplified Car ...
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Mikuni 1GF3 Pilot Screw

I have a Mikuni !GF3 carb off of a 199 Suzuki Gz250 that was brought to me partially disassembled and I cannot find the specs for the amount of turns for the pilot screw. All I can find is "preset". ...
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should I add a relay for headlight bulb

I own a suzuki gixxer. The stock configuration of headlight is 12V 35/35W. Now I've upgraded it to philips extreme vision which is 12V 60/55W. Since the new bulb are 2x watts of stock configuration ...
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Separating barrel from crankcase

I'm removing the top end of my Suzuki GS500e to have it's header threads helicoiled, I've removed the cylinder head but the barrel is completely stuck to the crankcase, a friend and I can lift the ...
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Strange chain sound happened just once and now bike will occassionally come to a halt and wont move even in neutral for 15 minutes

I've been dealing with an issue for weeks now with my Boulevard M95 (2005). It's been keeping me off my bike and has been... well let me just describe it and maybe someone has some educated words for ...
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suzuki savage the electric died the battery is good

I have a Suzuki Savage and the battery is good, but when I had it at the store it lost electric at the solenoid. It has power in the off position but not in the on, diminished power in the park ...
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How do I bypass the speed limiter on a Suzuki GSF1200 (Bandit)?

How do I bypass the speed limiter on a Suzuki GSF1200 (Bandit)? From what I understand, the limitter is only activated on 5th gear and then on the revolutions (about 7000). This limmitation is only ...
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can i fit clutch friction plate of same size but different company for old motorbike?

Hey guys i've been searching for clutch friction plate for my suzuki tc100(1976)model. I couldn't find it so I'm curious if it's possible to fit with other plate of the same size if i could get one ...