More manuals for the vitara 1986-96
Same site, first link: service & repair manual (not so good)
the second link: technical magazine repair manual (in spanish) (not so good)
fourth & last link: ibid, in spanish
I've attempted to smooth out this thread by consolidating the many scattered posts, eliminating dead links and removing any "fluff" comments in order to better have this section serve as a reference library.
If anyone has new links for addition, finds old / dead / duplicated links exist, or has any other input that would improve this thread...post (or PM me or Mod Bex) your thoughts.
A special thanks to Rhinoman, Bex, ORF-Tracker, Ack, Nicolainucleon and others for their contributions to date.
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i guess you discovered that G16B is not always 16v like in Europe. ?
Sure can be , and i dont care because the lower fields solve that, in fact in USA we have no G16A/B tags AT ALL, see how different markets use different methods.
This is by import laws of your country. my photos shows just one , Australia, and just that year range.
i have tags on my slide show of EU car, and Santana. , there are more, sunbirds, Pontiac trackers, , and endless list. My point, post the full tag data and we stop guessing.
General South East Asia = code 13, seems that is a special market, "general " is the clue.... thanks for sharing the market 13 oddity.
all this info is arcane to the extreme.... post your tag and i will decode it on my slide show,that why you can have all the find details.
the tag is what it is... a factory build list. and the codes change by market and years. (my page is no where accurate for 33 + markets, not at all, nor will it ever be)
post yours. (a photo )
its an AS-BUILT.
and all can be decoded, its all in the EPC, every code.
the above is just one tag out of like 33 x 5 , markets x motor types.
vast combinations exist world wide, and JDM. and 01 market.
if you dont post this data there will be bad advice and wrong parts ordered.
that is my only point.
here is 1 tag fully broken down off my ID page read body tag
the EPC is weak on market 13
but I see SQ413-L and Vs. and 420s.
and is radically different than used on other markets.
front mounted TB
twin waste spark coil packs
i think G16A only works in EU, market , as seen in the EPC pages, for "EU Europe" yours is under "AS Asia" is are totally different cars,
While looking for an article on GROUND SWITCHED electrical systems, I found a good resource for GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE items. While mostly based on Toyota systems most systems are "close enough" for use on Suzuki's. I haven't read through them all, but the few I scanned though are rather good.
Too bad it really doesn't cover the aspects of ground switched circuits I was looking for!
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'94 8v, 2wd, soft top (Project Parts donor)
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