Question about Suzuki Swift

2 Answers

1998 suzuki swift (1.3L) running bad intermittent

Hi, I have a 1998 suzuki swift (1.3L). On the way to work today it started running bad in that it lost (nearly all) power and revs. This spluttered on and off for a little while, then came good. Its the second time its done this and its not a car being cold thing. I'm thinking that it might be spark plug / coil leads or fuel pump / filter playing up, but I know enough about cars to get myself in trouble so was hoping for some advice before I started pulling stuff apart. Ta.

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 850 Answers

Get a tune up!

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 306 Answers

An engine needs three things to run. Fire, fuel, and compression. Fire being the ignition system covering everything from good connections to the coil(s), good spark plugs and wires, ignition module if equipped with one, a perfectly good and happy computer if fuel injected, a working fuel pump and fuel delivery system. You can rule out intake air coming and going, air filters don't clog and then unclog. The injection computer needs a sensor on the throttle blade to sense where the throttle is positioned and if you are pressing down or letting off of the accelerator. If you suspect water in the gas add a bottle of HEAT (available at auto parts stores) to the fuel and start buying gas somewhere else. Poor connections to the Mass Airflow Sensor can give you fits. Compression isn't suddenly being lost and regained so you can rule that out. I vote the fuel delivery system, ignition system, or fuel injection issues maybe even a nearly clogged fuel filter, when was the last time you changed it? A worn out fuel pump relay can give you a fit too, they're cheap, replace it.

Posted on Mar 25, 2012

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

1998 suzuki swift


short in harness check all wires with meter

Jun 10, 2014 | 1996 Suzuki Swift

1 Answer

1998 Suzuki Swift Turn Signals and Hazard Lights are not working and the transmission will not automatically engage


old post,sorry
check all fuses yet?
in both fuse boxes?

in what country is this swift
we cant guess this,
if usa car say so, we have all books on usa car
on this usa forum.

Jan 22, 2014 | 1998 Suzuki Swift

1 Answer

P0340 and Tach doesn't work


this is easy, 340 is fully cover here
http://www.alldata.com/
Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor Circuit
the sensor is bad/dead or intermittent.
the modern engines, (some) can run a while with one or both RPM
sensors bad.(not both same time)
there are 2, the CMP and the CKP.
crank, and cam in english.
on some cars, the ECU goes to limphome when one dies.
btw , both need to work for OBD2 MISFIRE to work.
use alldata, look up the code for your year, then look up
Diagnosing, CMP ,

some cmp on suzuki are very smart, they have dual sensors inside.
this allows limp home to work better.
the cmp is at the rear of the cam on most suzuki.

Apr 29, 2013 | 2006 Suzuki Swift

1 Answer

Intermittent starting-crack in distributor cap-replaced, also rotor arm. Worked fine for two days, then refused to start when warm. After five minutes, started ok. Today, refused to start, and I tried the...


If you had a bunch of cracks in your distributor cap it may have caused the pick up coil under the distributor cap to go bad and cause this problem.

Jan 17, 2011 | 1999 Suzuki Swift

1 Answer

Car will turn over but not start


the engine was flooded probly fuel regulator is bad

May 22, 2010 | 2005 Suzuki Swift

1 Answer

Suzuki swift 1998, 1.4 16v automatic drives


get the radiator checked and get the air filter cleaned and get the check teh coolant level. i ahd same issue in my swift. and it got fixed. just follow these.. it will fix the problem. no big issue.

Sep 25, 2009 | 1998 Suzuki Swift

1 Answer

WE HAVE A SUZUKI SWIFT, 2001, 1.4 16V, WITH


Can you describe what the car does when it is hot? Mike. Rate 100% and respond back please.

Sep 24, 2009 | 1998 Suzuki Swift

1 Answer

1998 Suzuki Swift. When trying to fill gas tank service pump cuts


evap purge valve is stuck closed you need a new one

Aug 19, 2009 | 2000 Suzuki Swift

1 Answer

1998 suzuki swift it has 39000 km runs good it gets 450 km to the tank


1991 Swift - 203,000km. It runs excellently and gets 480km to the tank on standard, 550km on Premium (95 RON). Original clutch too, but has just had 2 new front shocks.

Mar 25, 2009 | 1998 Suzuki Swift

1 Answer

Suzuki swift Headlight problem


Have you checked to see if this is a wiring problem or maybe a relay problem?

Recently my lights would work on side lights and not anything else and this was down to dodgy wiring and needed a new relay unit.

Jun 28, 2008 | 1998 Suzuki Swift

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

490 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Suzuki Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

Boyet Soriano
Boyet Soriano

Level 2 Expert

293 Answers

Are you a Suzuki Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...