2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

Engine brakes or Jacobs brake on diesel engines work by using engine oil pressure controlled by a electric solenoid in three stages, the oil pressure is directed to a piston which holds down an exhaust valve slightly approx 2.85-3.5mm.

The three stages of exhaust brake on a six cilinder engine activates two cylinders at a time, cylinders 1-2 stage one, cylinders 1-2-3-4 stage two, and 1-2-3-4-5-6 stage three.

A Volvo engine brass or VEB works kind of the same only it uses a separate lobe on the camshaft to open the valve for engine braking...

Hope this helps..

2013 Suzuki... | Answered on Feb 05, 2016 | 360 views

if it under warranty take it to service dealer and have it fixed
appears the cable or the selectors have broken or come undone.

2013 Suzuki... | Answered on Sep 11, 2015 | 181 views

all fuse boxes? (its in in USA, we dont have those in 2013)
chapter 11 here and canada in 2012. (so no books here)
in general:
this is easy, the radio and many things have a power feed that is what i call the memory wire, if the fuse is bad. then the PCM , TCM and radio forget. (and clocks)

fuses that look good can in fact be bad, (hair line cracks happen)
we use a voltmeter keyon to test fuses (rubber meets road style)
in fact the new car is shipped with the fuse pulled to save battery.
is the warranty ended? if not why not get them to fix it.
need a video seeing a master ASE do fuse the correct way/?

the classic suzuki fuse for this is marked, DOME fuse.
the classic wire color is white.
but cars sold in non usa countries have there own colors.
and names.
no country stated. did you look in the operators guide , under fuses.

2012 last one in usa
59 fuses, in 3 boxes. wow;.
and is fuse 59 DOME
box 3
usa car 2012, last year sold here.


2013 Suzuki... | Answered on Mar 17, 2015 | 187 views

Check the fluid level it's probably low...

2013 Suzuki... | Answered on Feb 16, 2015 | 56 views

old post double posted, now cleared.

2013 Suzuki... | Answered on Sep 24, 2014 | 45 views

buy it, open box, read the instructions?

2013 Suzuki... | Answered on Sep 24, 2014 | 94 views

any hose works. there, there are hosed already there, about knee cap high now.
you buy hose extender, fitting, (seen in any autostore) then matching hose and route even higher,.
it just air, any hose works,

2013 Suzuki... | Answered on May 01, 2014 | 98 views


number plate, you mean the license plate?
is yours missing, whats the deal here>?

2013 Suzuki... | Answered on Feb 17, 2014 | 142 views

Sorry don't know exactly but it is generally to be found in the hottest part of the engine - just below the thermostat in the housing or close by in the cylinder head, sometimes in the intake manifold if it is coolant heated and very occasionally elsewhere in the cylinder head...

Suzuki Grand... | Answered on Jul 31, 2019 | 53 views

I got this free Pdf manual from reliable-store for free and I don't think Ive visited a mechanic o r fixya for help for more than 3-4 times out of the 20 times I fixed the chipper in these 4 years

Suzuki Grand... | Answered on Feb 12, 2019 | 33 views

The belt drives the water pump, alternator and other stuff...car over heats with out the water pump...battery died with out the alternator charging.

Suzuki Grand... | Answered on Feb 09, 2019 | 48 views

First, fill the cylinder with brake fluid and then have someone in the car and under it, first crack open the bleeder valve to where it drips a bit. The put your finger over it and have the one in the car push the clutch pedal slowly to where you can tell the air is escaping. Keep finger in place and do this 2-3 times and checking the fluid level every 2 times the pedal is pushed down to insure the fluid doesn't go dry and cause more air in system. Repeat this procedure until you feel like the air is out. Shouldn't take more than 4-5 times and some take more. Hope this gets you going :o) Jesus loves you, John 3:16-17 (KJV)

Suzuki Grand... | Answered on Jun 06, 2018 | 418 views

There's this website www.reliable-store.com
They have books on ALL vehicles.
it covers wiring diagrams, electrical diagrams,
fuse diagram, torque specs, PCV, error codes, fault codes, service info, repair info, parts info, owner's/service/repair/parts/maintenance manuals etc everything
I have 1987 toyota 4runner model and I keep servicing and when needed repair it on my own. worth it !!!

Suzuki Grand... | Answered on Mar 18, 2018 | 77 views

I really think you should go to www.reliable-store.com they have got books on every vehicle and also how to service/repair it, parts info, wiring diagrams, electrical diagrams, fuse diagrams, error codes, etc everything

Suzuki Grand... | Answered on Mar 15, 2018 | 19 views

Assuming you are referring to the battery in the key fob try the link below.
If it is the car battery open the bonnet and remove the cover. Using a spanner or a socket, usually a 10mm, remove the negative terminal, (-/black). Then remove the positive terminal, (+/red). There might be a mounting clamp you need to remove to lift the battery out. It is usually across the body of the battery or around it's base.
**Note which way round the battery sits as connecting it up wrong WILL cause serious problems.**
Re-sit the battery into position.
**Keeping it the correct way round!**
Refit the mounting clamp.
Refit the Positive terminal first.
Refit the Negative terminal second.
DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN THE NUTS. How To Replace Suzuki Grand Vitara Key Fob Battery 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

Suzuki Grand... | Answered on Jan 18, 2018 | 208 views

If a warning light is on, there's a trouble code stored in the computer. There are well over 800-1,000 possible trouble codes in the average late model vehicle, so asking us to guess what's causing your problem without knowing the code is a complete waste of time. Get the code read. Post it here. THEN we can help

Suzuki Grand... | Answered on Jan 12, 2018 | 276 views

Under passenger seat ?

Suzuki Grand... | Answered on Jan 03, 2018 | 34 views

lots of odd things can happen in fuel injected cars sometimes the reverse of what you may expect. typically a malfunctioning O2 sensor can affect adjustments to TIMING thus for same accelerator position engine revs can rise/fall or become unstable just because O2 sensor is duff. if O2 bad poor acceleration/easy stall is definitely likely due to fluctuation in timing. can also cause pinking. best to check OBD codes if you can. some do not cause engine light to show and if intermittent, are cleared if you disconnect battery. check air filter and replace. if its diesel though you must suspect fuel pressure too.

Suzuki Grand... | Answered on Dec 14, 2017 | 112 views

Has this been taken care of yet?

Suzuki Grand... | Answered on Jul 12, 2017 | 73 views

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