Question about 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara
It seems strange but this problem is happening again to coincide with hot weather here again in Spain
Water pump is wearing out or had cheap replacment--can move fasta nuf to get rid of rpm heat--car has age so while servicing it chec out front engine seals etc to save on labor
Posted on Apr 18, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: vitara overheat
When driving down highway only, it overheats? When running steady, I take it you mean, sitting idling? If it's only overheating at highway speeds, and all else has been checked out & is o.k., I'd take a close look at rad hoses for soft spots (easy to squeeze) that may be causing hoses to collapse at highway speeds & restricting flow of cooling system. Another thing to try is, turn your heater on high fan & high temperature when it starts to heat up & see if temperature gauge goes down (cooler) at all. If it does, then rad not doing it's job properly.
Posted on Jul 12, 2009
Your problem could be anything from Dirty air filter/Loose fanbelt/Thermostat sticking/Full throttle over fueling on pump/or air in Water system (somecars have to be bleed thats removing air from radiator and engine) check your book for that.
Posted on Sep 21, 2009
I dont think you have an head gasket problem.Check that your therostat is working.Try running the engine without it.Or replace it.I would like to now a little moore about this problem,You dont give enough detail on it.
Posted on Dec 28, 2009
hi, their is no way of repairing this to ensure that it will continue to work, your best option is to replace it as a whole, the cheapest option would be either a breakers yard or even try the biggest auction site we all know and love( cant mention no names on hear) xxay im sure you know what site im on about, anyway those would be your cheapest option.
Or you could just buy a new part at the end of the day its up to you.
You could try fixing it but their is no guarantee its going to last due to the heat involved and the parts expanding and retracting so any repair would be difficult to do and also the repair wouldnt last long witch could leave you breaking down some where.
Let me know how you get on or if you need further assistance ok
Posted on Jan 20, 2010
Testimonial: "very worthwhile advise and thorough many thanks leo"
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