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  1. Trip through the windy mountains

    3G (2006-2014) Vitara & Grand Vitara
    Drove ol sandy up Idyllwild Ca over the weekend. Just took her in for inspection only needs a serpentine belt, rear shocks, And valve gasket! For a fourteen year old car the Automatic Transmission still is shifting strong with little to no noise or lag..
  2. 06’ GV head gasket blown

    3G (2006-2014) Vitara & Grand Vitara
    Hi, I’m looking for a third opinion on my 06’ auto GV (V6). We believe she might be have a cracked head or gasket. She was running fine until I drove her one day and she died,she made a clicking/ticking sound (3 or 4 times consistently) and the car slowly just shut down got it towed home. A...
  3. 2012 Grand Vitara clunk sound from front end

    3G (2006-2014) Vitara & Grand Vitara
    I have a clunk sound while going over bumps at low speed coming from the front driver and pass wheels. It started last weekend and is getting worse every day. A visual inspection of the front wheel assemblies looks good. No signs of fluid leaking or rust. It drives well on the pavement and...
  4. Grand Vitara computer stolen. Replaced, now stuck in 4wd

    3G (2006-2014) Vitara & Grand Vitara
    HI there, I own a 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara, 2.7, Automatic 4WD. A few days ago a thief decided to steal the vehicle's computer and the air filter system. Yesterday I managed to locate replacement parts and the vehicle started fine, no issues. Drove the car the entire day, It all seemed fine, no...
  5. AC compressor clutch seized

    2G (1999-2005) Vitara & Grand Vitara
    Hey y'all, I need some advice. My ac compressor clutch seized last night and broke my ac/ps belt. I have to travel 6 hours still, and was wondering if it would be okay to do it without the belt. I can be fine without power steering or air conditioning, I'm more concerned about any damage to any...
  6. 06 GV Dash Issues

    3G (2006-2014) Vitara & Grand Vitara
    My GV has recently begun displaying the ABS light and handbrake light at the same time. The entire dash also loses power and does not show temperature, fuel, speed or RPMs. This happens sporadically and comes and goes. I have been to a mechanic which showed no codes and the auto electrician has...
  7. 2013 Grand Vitara rear door locking mechanism issue

    3G (2006-2014) Vitara & Grand Vitara
    Hey I have a 2013 Grand Vitara and the rear door has decided to stop working. First it won’t unlock and then when I go to close the door again it just bounces back open. It seems like the locking mechanism isn’t working but I’ve tried to fiddle with it and it seems to be moving fine. Any tips? I...
  8. Rear Bumper Adjustment Grand Vitara 2007 3dr

    2G (1999-2005) Vitara & Grand Vitara
    I am a complete noob to cars and i just noticed the rear bumper of my 2007 Grand Vitara is falling down. Im not sure if this is gradual or was caused by one discreet event. I just noticed while I was changing tires, so I guess its not critical but it does worry me. I looked up the 2007...
  9. 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara Sunroof Stuck Open

    3G (2006-2014) Vitara & Grand Vitara
    I have a 2008 Grand Vitara, recently I opened the sunroof and it is now stuck open and won't close, I've been looking around my local junkyards to get a complete assembly but these cars are not very common and are difficult to find, can anyone let me know where can I get a replacement assembly...