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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...

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If you have spark,and you hear the fuel pump run,check for a fuel injector pulse at the injectors.You can also give it a shot of quick start into the intake to see if it will start on that.If it does then you do have a fuel delivery problem.

2006 Suzuki... | 62 views | 0 helpful votes

I take help from online websites that have this service like helping in repair some like reliable-store have instant help.. others are a bit slow which I don't prefer... rest is up to u.. U can also get free manuals

2006 Suzuki... | 93 views | 0 helpful votes

not neccesary but good practice to replace water pump when working on timing belt

2011 Suzuki... | 122 views | 0 helpful votes

This could be more than one reason. Could you please comment below describing exactly what happens when the pedal gets 'stuck' down?
Does the pedal feel correct as you push it down? Does it change gear normally even when the pedal does get stuck?
If the clutch pedal feels wrong when you use it, the clutch fluid may be low needing to be topped up and the system might need bleeding. Is the pedal slack when you press it or pull it free? This could be a faulty return spring on the pedal.

2011 Suzuki... | 27 views | 1 helpful votes

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

Suzuki Grand... | 48 views | 0 helpful votes

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

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have you check all the fuses front engine bay and
under dash in side the car can be driver side or passenger side
google it some will let you know the location of the fuses
if not some time it the bcm or fuses

2000 Suzuki... | 33 views | 0 helpful votes

It will most likely need the fuel system bled of air pockets.

2002 Suzuki... | 32 views | 0 helpful votes

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)

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2006 Suzuki... | 28 views | 0 helpful votes

Gas is going into the injectors if gas is getting to them. Now you have to diagnose the injector circuit, cause they are not firing and letting gas spray out. Injectors are electrical solenoids (switches) that have a power wire to them and a ground wire from the injector to the computer where the computer grounds the injector circuit internally and causes the injector to "fire" and spray fuel out.

First make sure the injector fuse is good. There is one fuse for all the injectors, and it should be in the fuse/relay block under the hood. Auto parts stores sell a tester called a "noid light" which tests injector circuits. It is a very cheap tester and easy to use. Just disconnect one injector connector and install the noid light. Then someone must be cranking the engine over. If the circuit is good, the noid light will be blinking while engine is cranking. If not blinking, either the power wire from the fuse to the injector is not good, or the ground wire from the injector to the computer is not good. Or the circuitry inside the computer for the injectors is bad- this is seldom the case, but it can happen.

2001 Suzuki... | 70 views | 0 helpful votes

It sounds like an issue with the timing chain tensioner!
Is the vehicle still under warranty? If so, take it to the dealer and have it checked out. If not, here's what I would recommend to try.
First, hopefully you have been maintaining the vehicle well, changing the oil as recommended and using Synthetic oil?
What I would try first is adding a can of engine flush to the engine, pick up a can at any parts store. Go ahead and pick up everything you will need to do an oil change too.

Ask for 10w30 Synthetic oil, (I know it calls for a lesser weight but trust me, any weight oils with multi-numbers is a seasonal oil, which means it can be used any time of the year). The heavier weight oil will give you or your engine more oil pressure which in turn will help by giving it more protection!

Plus, pick up a QT. bottle of Lucas Engine Oil Stabilizer while your at the parts store picking up the other stuff.
Hopefully you know how to change your own oil?
If not, you can go to a good shop and request for this to be done and they will do it for you.

If you do it yourself, you first want to use the engine flush and let the engine run with it in there for about 25-30 minutes, do not drive it just let it idle. You can rev the engine a little to help it work but do not rev it really hard.

After it has run for the allotted time, drain oil and replace oil filter, make sure to look at your old oil filter to make sure that the old gasket is on it and not stuck to the engine. If it is stuck to the engine you will need to remove it before putting on new oil filter or you will have a severe problem!
Most of the time the old gasket will come off with the old filter, I just always tell my mechanics to check and make sure! Add a little oil to the new oil filter gasket and screw new oil filter on hand tight and then tighten it with a oil filter wrench another 3/4 turn.

Then start by adding the Lucas Oil Stabilizer, it is thick like syrup so be careful not to spill it. Then add the oil but also be careful not to overfill the engine! I will usually add 4 qts. in total, so 1 qt. of Lucas and 3 qts. of oil, then crank the engine let it run about 30 seconds or so, shut it off and let it sit for about a minute and check it and add more oil as needed to top it off from there.

See if that stops the noise! That will be the cheapest way to try first!
If that does not work, I think the issue is going to be with the timing chain tensioner and it would have to be replaced, but I've had some luck in doing what I've said above as most of the tensioners use oil pressure from the engine to tighten the chain and the hole to prime the tensioner is really small so it doesn't take much to stop it up.
Hopefully the flush and then the thicker weight oil and Lucas will do the job, if it does, I would recommend to continue using it at each oil change! And, if you use these quick lube places, you will have to either bring your own Oil and Lucas Oil Stabilizer as they may not do as you ask!

Hope this helps

2004 Suzuki... | 252 views | 0 helpful votes

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Suzuki Grand... | 77 views | 0 helpful votes

If it's a fuel injected motor u coukd add better software
Can also flow and port the head
Will get at least 10% overall increase

2007 Suzuki... | 74 views | 0 helpful votes

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