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Engine will not turn over. Gearshift operates freely as if something has loosened.

I had the vehicle serviced and everything checked out. I drove approximately one mile and made a stop at the post office. After about five minutes, I tried to restart the engine, but the key would not engage the starter. The gearshift (automatic transmission) feels loose, as if something has disconnected. So far, the mechanic, who is looking in the steering column, has been unable to locate the problem. Any suggestions? Lester

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The mechanic located the problem: A linkage in the steering column had worn out, which disabled the electronic connection from the key to the starter. Although it was much costlier to do so, I chose to purchase a new rather than a used steering column as I intend to keep the vehicle.

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NO year stated, and not sold in USA (we are USA) hear, but is sold
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alldata.com
or suzuki pit stop plus, both have FSM on Esteems.

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1.3 L G13B I4
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1.9 L XUD9 diesel I4
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  2. Drain the transaxle oil.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
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    • Battery and tray
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    • Control shaft from the gearshift control shaft
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    • Clutch housing lower plate
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  8. Lower the transaxle with the engine attached. Pull the transaxle straight out toward the left side.
  9. Lower and remove the transaxle.
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