Question about 1995 Suzuki Sidekick
MY 1995 SUZUKI SIDEKICK HAS POWER BUT WILL NOT TURN OVER AND START, IT GOT ME TO WHERE I WAS GOING THEN I TURNED IT OFF AND IT WOULD NOT RESTART
here they are.
battery lugs corroded.
is the CHECK engine lamp glowing> key on?
are all dash idiot lamps glowing key on , showing 12vdc power is good?
or are they dim>?
is car a A'T or M/T auto or stick?
if auto, wiggle the gear shifter, cranking,
if Stick wiggle the clutch, cranking.
got a volt meter?. is battery at 12.6v ?
if battery is good, hot wire the solenoid
crank now? yes, then key line is dead.
if not, the starter,battery or cables are bad.
try jump starting it. if that works the battery was
2; not charged, and ALTenator system is bad. note i said system.
Posted on Dec 29, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 1995 suzuki sidekick 16 valve
Check throtle position sensor... one section closes a set of contacts when you take your foot off the accelerator... this is sent back to the engine control computer which adjust the timing to insure the engine stays @ ~ 800 rpm. It's easy to set with just a simple multimeter...
Posted on Sep 10, 2008
ah ha.. you have the same problem i have.. and it was posted in december which reaferms it lol.. was it really cold out? and was it a standerd? sounds like it if you bomb started it.. but.. anywho.. i found that placing a heater in the cab.. just a lil space heater solved the problem.. mine only does it when it is really cold out side and hence inside the cab.. there is a switch on your clutch that will not let you start it unless the clutch is pushed in to the floor.. i found that this switch does not tend to wanna start when cold.. if it was your starter, changing position on the fly wheel. eg trying to force the drive train to move.. would cause your starter to catch.. not work then not work at all then work.. try that.. cheep fix compared to a starter
Posted on Jan 13, 2009
you need to have the Engine Coolant Temperature switch checked,since the computer relies solely on sensors,the ect tells the computer how cold or hot it is so the computer will make it a rich or lean mixture to start the engine,if it tells the computer that it is 75 degrees the computer will lean the mixture like starting a car in the winter without a choke.
Posted on Jan 22, 2010
hey man i have an 81 samurai pick up truck,cranks but wont start cant get annny spark , changed cap coil and plugs, whats up?
Posted on May 15, 2012
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