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Have a suzuki vitara 2004 with an electrical short problem, when I start the engine the dashboard light will go on and when I switch the headlights on they the dashlights will goes of. Checked the alt

This problem started manifesting itself 5 days ago and I did the alternator check routine and concluded that the altenator was ok. Bought a new battery 5 days ago and it lasted till last night. When I desconect one battery terminal and put it back, there is a spark going on between the terminal and the battery pole

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You will have to disconnect 1 circuit at a time and find the problem, have many ideas at once, like 5 things changed at once, problem solved? 4 items were OK but you still don't know what the problem was. just 1 at a time

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SOURCE: Red light on dashboard on Suzuki Escudo (Vitara)

It could mean that some emission-control device has failed or is due for replacment. Common items would be oxygen sensor (not too expensive) and catalytic convertor (pretty expensive).

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SOURCE: where is the fuse for the headlights on a 2004 Suzuki Forenza

ddlucia: there is one fuse box located in the engine compartment.
it is a large black box. it will contain the headlight fuses.
The other fuse block is inside the passengers compartment.on the drivers side. some of the cars had the cruise control fuses in this panel others were in the engine compartment.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: My suzuki vitara has check engine light on and is

Check if there's a spark in the cable going to the distributor. If there's none then you may have a problem in the ignition system components. A defective air flow sensor can also cause a no start. If spark is present, you may want to visit the fuel system of your car.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 suzuki grand vitara headlights operation

turn the selection knob to auto and leave it there. the lights will automatically come on whenever the sensor on the dash trips. it takes a minute in a tunnel but you will never have to worry if your lights are on.

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your comp is not reaspondig/acting the way it shoud so until everything is new it aint gunna start because it only starts wen u put something new comeone just think about it

Posted on Feb 18, 2010

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