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Suzuki Forenza (2008 year). Instruction - part 6

 

 

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INSTRUMENT PANEL
Air Conditioning
vehicle to cool down. It also helps the sys-
Defogging and Defrosting
tem to operate more efficiently.
Fog on the inside of windows is a result of
high humidity
(moisture) condensing on
For quick cool down on hot days, do the
the cool window glass. This can be mini-
following:
mized if the climate control system is used
1) Press the recirculation button.
properly. There are two modes to clear fog
2) Press the A/C button.
or frost from your windshield and side win-
3) Select the coolest temperature on the
dows. Use the defog mode to clear the
temperature control knob.
windows of fog or moisture and warm the
4) Select the highest fan speed on the fan
passengers. Use the defrost mode to
control knob.
remove fog or frost from the windshield
more quickly. For best results, clear all
Using these settings together for long peri-
snow and ice from the windshield before
ods of time may cause the air inside of
defrosting. Turn the air distribution knob to
your vehicle to become too dry. To prevent
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select the defog or defrost mode.
this from happening, after the air in your
vehicle has cooled, turn off the recircula-
If your vehicle has air conditioning, follow
tion mode by pressing the button again.
these steps to use the system. Start the
engine and set the fan control knob to the
The air-conditioning system removes mois-
desired speed. The air conditioning com-
ture from the air, so you may sometimes
pressor does not operate when the fan
notice a small amount of water dripping
control knob is in the off position. Press the
underneath your vehicle while idling or
air conditioning button to turn the air condi-
after turning off the engine. This is normal.
tioning system on. When this button is
pressed, the indicator light on the button
will come on to let you know the air condi-
tioning is activated.
To turn off the air conditioning, press the
button again. The indicator button will then
turn off to let you know that the air condi-
tioning is deactivated.
On hot days, open the windows to let hot
inside air escape; then close them. This
helps to reduce the time it takes for your
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(Defog):
(Defrost):
Rear Window and Outside Rearview
This mode directs air to the windshield,
This mode directs most of the air to the
Mirror Defogger
side window outlets and floor outlets.
windshield, with some air directed to the
Your vehicle may have a rear window and
When you select this mode, the system
side window outlets. When you select this
outside mirror defogger.
runs the air-conditioning compressor. To
mode, the system runs the air-conditioning
defog the windows faster, turn the temper-
compressor. To defrost the windows faster,
ature control knob clockwise to the warm-
turn the temperature control knob clock-
est setting.
wise to the warmest setting.
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The rear window defogger uses a warming
grid to remove fog or frost from the rear
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window. This feature will only work when
the ignition is in ON.
(Rear):
Press the button to turn the rear window
and outside mirror defogger on or off. The
defogger will turn off approximately 10 min-
utes after the button is pressed. Be sure to
clear as much snow from the rear window
as possible. An indicator light on the button
will come on to let you know that the fea-
ture is activated.
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
Outlet Adjustment
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
CAUTION
Your vehicle may be equipped with a pas-
senger compartment air filter. It is located
Don’t use anything sharp on the
on the passenger side under the glove box.
inside of the rear window. If you do,
you could cut or damage the warm-
The filter traps most of the pollen from air
ing grid, and the repairs would not be
entering the module. Like your engine’s air
covered by your warranty. Do not
cleaner/filter, it may need to be changed
attach a temporary vehicle license,
periodically.
tape, a decal or anything similar to
To change the passenger compartment air
the defogger grid.
filter, use the following steps:
(Sedan)
(Wagon)
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Use the lever located in the center of each
outlet to change the direction of the airflow.
Use the thumbwheel located next to the
outlets to turn them on and off.
Operation Tips
• Clear away any ice, snow or leaves from
the air inlets at the base of the vehicle
that may block the flow of air into your
vehicle.
• Use of non-SUZUKI approved hood
1)
Remove the four screws from the filter
deflectors may adversely affect the per-
cover located below the glove box.
formance of the system.
2)
Remove the filter cover.
• Keep the path under the front seats clear
of objects to help circulate the air inside
of your vehicle more effectively.
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
Warning Lights, Gauges and
get to know your warning lights and
gauges. They’re a big help.
Indicators
This section describes the warning lights
Instrument Panel Cluster
and gauges that may be on your vehicle.
Your instrument panel cluster is designed
The pictures will help you locate them.
to let you know at a glance how your vehi-
cle is running. You’ll know how fast you’re
Warning lights and gauges can signal that
going, how much fuel you’re using and
something is wrong before it becomes seri-
many other things you’ll need to drive
ous enough to cause an expensive repair
safely and economically.
or replacement. Paying attention to your
warning lights and gauges could also save
Your vehicle has this instrument panel
you or others from injury.
cluster, which includes indicator warning
lights and gauges that are explained on the
Warning lights come on when there may
following pages.
be or is a problem with one of your vehi-
3)
Remove the old passenger compart-
cle’s functions. As you will see in the
ment air filter.
details on the next few pages, some warn-
4)
Then reverse the steps to install the
ing lights come on briefly when you start
new air filter.
the engine just to let you know they’re
Ensure that the new filter is inserted in
working. If you are familiar with this sec-
the proper orientation.
tion, you should not be alarmed when this
happens.
Gauges can indicate when there may be or
is a problem with one of your vehicle’s
functions. Often gauges and warning lights
work together to let you know when there’s
a problem with your vehicle.
J7U3001B
When one of the warning lights comes on
and stays on when you are driving, or
Speedometer and Odometer
when one of the gauges shows there may
Your speedometer lets you see your speed
be a problem, check the gauge that tells
in both miles per hour (mph) and kilome-
you what to do about it. Please follow this
ters per hour (km/h).
instruction’s advice. Waiting to do repairs can
be costly - and even dangerous. So please
Your odometer shows how far your vehicle
has been driven, in miles.
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
Tachometer
Safety Belt Reminder Light
CAUTION
When the key is turned to ON, a chime will
come on for several seconds to remind
Keep track of your odometer reading
people to fasten their safety belts, unless
and check the maintenance schedule
the driver’s safety belt is already buckled.
regularly for required services.
Increased wear or damage to certain
parts can result from failure to per-
form required services at the proper
mileage intervals.
Trip Odometer
The trip odometer can record the number
of kilometers or miles traveled for up to two
The safety belt light will also come on and
trips.
stay on until the driver’s safety belt is buck-
The trip odometer button is located in the
led.
The tachometer shows your engine speed
lower right area of the speedometer.
in revolutions per minute (rpm).
If the driver’s belt is already buckled, nei-
ther the chime nor the light will come on.
CAUTION
Safety Belt Reminder Tone
Do not operate the engine with the
If your vehicle has this feature, a tone
tachometer in the red area, or engine
(instead of a chime) will sound for several
damage may occur. The damage
seconds when the ignition is ON to remind
would not be covered by your war-
people to fasten their safety belts. The tone
ranty.
will not sound if the driver’s safety belt is
There are two independent trip odometers,
fastened.
which measure the distances your vehicle
has traveled since you last reset this func-
tion.
You can switch the trip odometer display
between Trip A and Trip B by pressing the
trip odometer button.
To reset each trip meter to zero, press and
hold the trip odometer button until it resets.
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
If the air bag readiness light stays on after
Charging System Light
WARNING
you start the vehicle or comes on or
flashes when you are driving, the air bag
It is absolutely essential that the
system may not work properly. Have your
driver and passengers wear their
vehicle serviced right away.
safety belts at all times. Persons who
are not wearing safety belts have a
WARNING
much greater risk of injury if an acci-
dent occurs. Make a regular habit of
If the air bag readiness light stays on
buckling your safety belt before put-
after you start your vehicle, it means
The charging system light will come on
ting the key in the ignition.
the air bag system may not be work-
when you turn on the ignition, and the
ing properly. The air bags in your
engine is not running, as a check to show
Air Bag Readiness Light
vehicle may not inflate in a crash, or
you it is working.
There is an air bag readiness light on the
they could even inflate without a
instrument panel. The air bag readiness
crash. To help avoid injury to yourself
When the engine is running, the light
system checks the air bag’s electrical sys-
or others, have your vehicle serviced
should go out.
tem for malfunctions. The light tells you if
right away if the air bag readiness
there is an electrical problem. The system
light stays on after you start your
If it stays on, or comes on while you are
check includes the air bag sensor, the air
vehicle.
driving, you may have a problem with the
bag modules, the wiring and the crash
electrical charging system. It could indicate
sensing and diagnostic module. For more
The air bag readiness light should be illu-
that you have a loose generator drive belt,
information on the air bag system, see “Air
minated for a few seconds when you turn
or another electrical problem. Have it
Bag Systems” in section 1.
the ignition key to ON. If the light doesn’t
checked right away. Driving while this light
come on then, have it fixed so it will be
is on could drain your battery.
ready to warn you if there is a problem.
If you must drive a short distance with the
light on, be certain to turn off all your
accessories, such as the radio and air con-
ditioner.
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This light will come on when you start your
vehicle, and it will flash for a few seconds.
Then the light should go out. This means
the system is ready.
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
Brake System Warning Light
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning
Your vehicle’s hydraulic brake system is
WARNING
Light
divided into two parts. If one part isn’t
If any of the following conditions
working, the other part can still work and
occur, you should immediately ask
you will be able to stop the vehicle. For
your SUZUKI dealer to inspect the
good braking, though, you need both parts
brake system.
working well.
• If the brake system warning light
If the warning light comes on, there is a
does not go out after the engine
brake problem. Have your brake system
has been started and the parking
inspected right away.
brake has been fully released.
• If the brake system warning light
If your vehicle has an anti-lock brake sys-
tem, the ABS warning light comes on
does not come on when the igni-
tion switch is turned to the “ON”
briefly when you turn the ignition ON. This
indicates that the system is performing a
position.
• If the brake system warning light
self-check and the indicator bulb is operat-
ing properly. The light should go out after
comes on at any time during vehi-
cle operation.
several seconds.
Contact your SUZUKI dealer for repairs if
This light should come on briefly when you
the ABS warning light does any of the fol-
If the light comes on while you are driving,
turn the ignition key to ON. If it doesn’t
lowing:
pull off the road and stop carefully. You
come on then, have it fixed so it will be
may notice that the pedal is harder to
• Does not come on when the ignition is
ready to warn you if there’s a problem.
push. Or, the pedal may go closer to the
turned ON.
When the ignition is on, the brake system
floor. It may take longer to stop. If the light
• Does not go out after several seconds.
warning light will also come on when you
is still on, have the vehicle towed for ser-
• Comes on while driving.
set your parking brake. The light will stay
vice. See “Towing Your Vehicle” in section
on if your parking brake doesn’t release
4.
If the ABS warning light comes on while
fully. If the lights stays on after your parking
driving, your vehicle may have an ABS
brake is fully released, it means you have a
WARNING
malfunction. Although your vehicle will
brake problem.
operate normally without ABS, have your
If the brake system warning light
SUZUKI dealer check the system and
comes on, remember that stopping
make any necessary repairs as soon as
distance may be longer, you may
possible.
have to push harder on the pedal,
and the pedal may go down farther
than normal.
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
Speed Sensitive Power Steering
Hold Mode Light
tion in the ON position, this gauge shows
(SSPS) Warning Light
the engine coolant temperature.
If the gauge pointer moves into the red
area, your engine is too hot! It means that
your engine coolant has overheated.
If you have been operating your vehicle
under normal driving conditions, you
should pull off the road, stop your vehicle
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If your vehicle has this feature, this light will
and turn off the engine as soon as possi-
If your vehicle has Speed Sensitive Power
come on when the Hold mode is active.
ble.
Steering
(SSPS), this warning light will
If the HOLD mode light flashes, have your
See “Engine Overheating” in section 5.
come on briefly when you turn the ignition
vehicle checked.
to ON as a check to show you the bulb is
See “Hold Mode” under “Automatic Trans-
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
working.
mission Operation” in section 2 for addi-
Check Engine Light
Then it should go out after a few seconds.
tional information on this feature.
If the warning light does not come on, have
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
it fixed so it will be able to warn you if there
is a problem.
If the warning light stays on, or comes on
while you are driving, the SSPS system
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may not be working. If this happens, see
your SUZUKI dealer for service.
Your vehicle is equipped with a computer
which monitors operation of the fuel, igni-
tion and emission control systems.
This system is called OBD II (On-Board
Diagnostics-Second Generation) and is
intended to assure that emissions are at
acceptable levels for the life of the vehicle,
helping to produce a cleaner environment.
The Check Engine Light comes on to indi-
Your vehicle is equipped with an engine
cate that there is a problem and service is
coolant temperature gauge. With the igni-
required. Malfunctions often will be indi-
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cated by the system before any problem is
This light will also come on during a mal-
If the Light Is On Steady
apparent. This may prevent more serious
function in one of two ways:
You also may be able to correct the emis-
damage to your vehicle. This system is
sion system malfunction by considering the
Light Flashing
also designed to assist your service techni-
following:
A misfire condition has been detected. A
cian in correctly diagnosing any malfunc-
misfire increases vehicle emissions and
Did you recently put fuel into your vehicle?
tion.
may damage the emission control sys-
If so, reinstall the fuel cap, making sure to
tem on your vehicle. Diagnosis and ser-
CAUTION
fully install the cap. See “Filling Your Tank”
vice may be required.
in section 5. The diagnostic system can
If you keep driving your vehicle with
Light On Steady
determine if the fuel cap has been left off
this light on, your emission controls
An emission control system malfunction
or is improperly installed. A loose or miss-
may not work as well, your fuel econ-
has been detected on your vehicle. Diag-
ing fuel cap will allow fuel to evaporate into
omy may not be as good, and your
nosis and service may be required.
the atmosphere. A few driving trips with the
engine may not run as smoothly. This
cap properly installed should turn the light
could lead to costly repairs that may
If the Light Is Flashing
off.
not be covered by your warranty.
The following may prevent more serious
Did you just drive through a deep puddle of
damage to your vehicle:
water?
CAUTION
• Reducing vehicle speed.
If so, your electrical system may be wet.
• Avoiding hard accelerations.
Modifications made to the engine,
The condition will usually be corrected
transmission, exhaust or intake or
• Avoiding steep uphill grades.
when the electrical system dries out. A few
fuel system of your vehicle can affect
driving trips should turn the light off.
your vehicle’s emission controls and
If the light stops flashing and remains on
steady, see “If the Light Is On Steady” fol-
Have you recently changed brands of fuel?
may cause this light to come on.
Modifications to these systems could
lowing.
If so, be sure to fuel your vehicle with qual-
lead to costly repairs not covered by
If the light continues to flash, when it is
ity fuel. See “Gasoline Octane” in section
your warranty. This may also result in
safe to do so, stop the vehicle. Find a safe
5. Poor fuel quality will cause your engine
a failure to pass a required Emission
place to park your vehicle. Turn the key off,
not to run as efficiently as designed. You
Inspection/Maintenance test.
wait at least 10 seconds and restart the
may notice stalling after start-up, stalling
engine. If the light remains on steady, see
when you put the vehicle into gear, misfir-
When the ignition is on, this light should
“If the Light Is On Steady” following. If the
ing, hesitation on acceleration or stumbling
come on and should go out after a few sec-
light is still flashing, see your SUZUKI
on acceleration. (These conditions may go
onds as a check to show you it is working.
dealer for service as soon as possible. Fol-
away once the engine is warmed up.) This
If the light doesn’t come on, have it
low the driving guidelines described above.
will be detected by the system and cause
repaired.
the light to turn on.
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If you experience one or more of these
tems during normal driving. This may take
• If you’re idling at a stop sign, the light
conditions, change the fuel brand you use.
several days of routine driving. If you have
may blink on and then off.
It will require at least one full tank of the
done this and your vehicle still does not
• If you make a hard stop, the light may
proper fuel to turn the light off.
pass the inspection for lack of OBD system
come on for a moment. This is normal.
readiness, your SUZUKI dealer can pre-
If none of the above steps have made the
pare the vehicle for inspection.
WARNING
light turn off, your SUZUKI dealer can
check the vehicle. Your SUZUKI dealer has
Don’t keep driving if the oil pressure
Oil Pressure Light
the proper test equipment and diagnostic
is low. If you do, your engine can
tools to fix any mechanical or electrical
become so hot that it catches fire.
problems that may have developed.
You or others could be burned. Check
your oil as soon as possible and have
Emissions Inspection and Maintenance
your vehicle serviced.
Programs
Some state/provincial and local govern-
ments have or may begin programs to
CAUTION
inspect the emission control equipment on
Operating your engine with the low
If you have a low engine oil pressure prob-
your vehicle. Failure to pass this inspection
oil pressure light on can result in
could prevent you from getting a vehicle
lem, this light will stay on after you start
severe engine damage which is not
your engine, or come on when you are
registration.
covered by your warranty.
driving. This indicates that your engine is
Here are some things you need to know to
not receiving enough oil.
help your vehicle pass an inspection:
Fog Lamp Light
The engine could be low on oil, or could
Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if
have some other oil problem. Have it fixed
the Check Engine light is on or is not work-
immediately.
ing properly.
The oil light could also come on in three
Your vehicle will not pass this inspection if
other situations:
the OBD
(on-board diagnostic) system
• When the ignition is on but the engine is
determines that critical emission control
systems have not been completely diag-
not running, the light will come on as a
check to show you it is working. The light
nosed by the system. The vehicle would be
If your vehicle has this feature, the fog
considered not ready for inspection. This
will go out after you start the engine. If it
lamps indicator light will come on when the
doesn’t come on with the ignition on, you
can happen if you have recently replaced
fog lamps are in use.
your battery or if your battery has run
may have a problem with the fuse or
bulb. Have it fixed right away.
The light will go out when the fog lamps
down. The diagnostic system is designed
are turned off.
to evaluate critical emission control sys-
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See “Fog Lamps” under Exterior Lamps in
Fuel Gauge
• The indicator moves a little when you
this section for more information.
turn a corner or speed up.
• The gauge goes back to empty when
Cruise Control Light
you turn off the ignition.
For your fuel tank capacity, see “Capacities
and Specifications” in section 5.
Low Fuel Warning Light
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If your vehicle has this feature, this light will
come on briefly when the ignition is turned
on.
The CRUISE light comes on whenever the
Your fuel gauge tells you approximately
cruise control is set. See “Cruise Control”
how much fuel you have left, when the igni-
This light will come on when the fuel tank is
in this section. The light will turn off when
tion is on. When the indicator nears empty,
low on fuel.
the cruise control is turned off.
the low fuel warning light will come on. You
still have a little fuel left, but you should get
To turn it off, add fuel to the fuel tank. See
High beam On Light
more soon. See “Low Fuel Warning Light”
“Filling Your Tank” in section 5.
in this section for more information.
Here are four things that some owners ask
about. None of these show a problem with
your fuel gauge:
• At the service station, the gas pump
shuts off before the gauge reads full.
• It takes a little more or less fuel to fill up
This light comes on whenever the high-
than the gauge indicated. For example,
beam headlamps are on.
the gauge may have indicated the tank
was half full, but it actually took a little
See “Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer”
more or less than half the tank’s capacity
under “Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever” in
to fill the tank.
this section for additional information.
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Door Ajar Light
Daytime Running Lamps Indicator
front passenger’s frontal air bag and side
Light
air bag. See “Passenger Sensing System”
in Section
1 for more on this, including
important safety information.
WARNING
If the air bag readiness light in the
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instrument panel cluster ever comes
S5U3002A
on and stays on, it means that some-
This light will stay on until all doors are
thing may be wrong with the air bag
closed and completely latched.
This light will come on when the Daytime
system. If this ever happens, have the
Running Lamps (DRL) are on.
If the key is in the ignition while the driver’s
vehicle serviced promptly, because
door is open, you will also hear a warning
See
“Daytime Running Lamps
(DRL)”
an adult-size person sitting in the
chime.
under “Exterior Lamps” in this section for
right front passenger’s seat may not
have the protection of the frontal air
further information on the DRL system.
Make sure that all doors are completely
bag and side air bag. See “Air Bag
closed and this light is out before driving.
Readiness Light” in this section.
Passenger Air Bag Off Indicator
The passenger air bag off indicator
Trunk Ajar Light
appears in the clock display located in the
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
center of the instrument panel.
Warning Light
PASSENGER
AIR BAG OFF
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L5U3012A
This light will come on when the trunk is
not completely closed.
When the ignition key is turned to ON or
The light comes on when the tire pressure
Make sure that the trunk is completely
START, the passenger air bag off indicator
monitoring system detects that one or
closed and this light is out before driving.
will light for several seconds as a system
more of your tires is significantly under-
check. Then, after several more seconds, if
inflated. This light will also come on for a
the words “PASSENGER AIR BAG OFF”
few seconds and then go off when you turn
remain lit, it means that the passenger
the ignition to ON. This indicates that the
sensing system has turned off the right
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tire pressure monitoring system is func-
tioning properly.
WARNING
WARNING
(Continued)
When the malfunction indicator is
WARNING
Please note that the TPMS is not a
illuminated, the system may not be
Each tire, including the spare (if pro-
substitute for proper tire mainte-
able to detect or signal low tire pres-
vided), should be checked monthly
nance, and it is the driver’s responsi-
sure as intended. TPMS malfunctions
when cold and inflated to the inflation
bility
to maintain correct tire
may occur for a variety of reasons,
pressure recommended by the vehi-
pressure, even if under-inflation has
including the installation of replace-
cle manufacturer on the vehicle plac-
not reached the level to trigger illumi-
ment or alternate tires or wheels on
ard or tire inflation pressure label and
nation of the TPMS low tire pressure
the vehicle that prevent the TPMS
this manual. (If your vehicle has tires
telltale.
from functioning properly. Always
of a different size than the size indi-
check the TPMS malfunction telltale
cated on the vehicle label or tire infla-
after replacing one or more tires or
WARNING
tion pressure label, you should
wheels on your vehicle to ensure that
determine the proper tire inflation
the replacement or alternate tires and
If the tire pressure monitoring system
pressure for those tires.)
warning light does not illuminate
wheels allow the TPMS to continue to
As an added safety feature, your
function properly.
when the ignition key is turned to the
vehicle has been equipped with a tire
“ON” position, have the system
pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
inspected by an authorized service
In this situation, please have the system
that illuminates a low tire pressure
facility. If the warning light flashes
inspected by an authorized service facility.
telltale when one or more of your
while driving, check to see whether
If you replace one or more tires and the
tires is significantly under-inflated.
the warning light goes off after a few
TPMS warning light goes off during driv-
Accordingly, when the low tire pres-
minutes of driving.
ing, there is no problem. However, if the
sure telltale illuminates, you should
warning light does not go off, or if it flashes
stop and check your tires as soon as
again when the vehicle is driven, have the
Your vehicle has also been equipped with
possible and inflate them to the
vehicle inspected by an authorized service
a TPMS malfunction indictor to indicate
proper pressure. Driving on a signifi-
facility.
when the system is not operating properly.
cantly under-inflated tire causes the
The TPMS malfunction indicator is com-
tire to overheat and can lead to tire
bined with the low tire pressure telltale.
failure.
When the system detects a malfunction,
Under-inflation also reduces fuel effi-
the telltale will flash for approximately one
ciency and tire tread life and may
minute and then remain continuously illu-
affect the vehicle’s handling and
minated. This sequence will continue upon
stopping ability.
subsequent vehicle start-ups as long as
(Continued)
the malfunction exists.
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See “Tire pressure Monitoring System” in
Audio System
WARNING
Section 5 for more information.
Precautions
If the tire pressure warning light does
When the inside of the car is very cold
not come on when the ignition is
and the player is used soon after switch-
turned to the
“ON” position, or
ing on the heater, moisture may form on
comes on and blinks for approxi-
the disc or the optical parts of the player
mately one minute and then illumi-
and proper playback may not be possi-
nate continuously, while driving there
ble. If moisture forms on the disc, wipe it
may be a problem with the tire pres-
off with a soft cloth. If moisture forms on
sure monitoring system. Have your
the optical parts of the player, do not use
vehicle inspected by an authorized
the player for about one hour, this will
dealer.
allow the condensation to disappear nor-
mally.
Driving on extremely bumpy roads which
WARNING
cause severe vibrations may cause
If the tire pressure warning light
sound to skip.
comes on and stays on, reduce your
This unit uses a precision mechanism.
speed and avoid abrupt steering and
Even in the event that trouble arises,
braking. Stop in a safe place as soon
never open the case, disassemble the
as possible and check your tires.
unit, or lubricate the rotating parts.
• If you have a flat tire, replace it with
Please bring the unit to an authorized
a spare tire. Refer to “Changing a
SUZUKI dealer.
Flat Tire” in section 5.
• If one or more of your tires is
under-inflated, adjust the inflation
pressure in all of your tires to the
recommended inflation pressure as
soon as possible.
Be aware that driving on a signifi-
cantly under-inflated tire can cause
the tire to overheat and can lead to
tire failure, and may affect steering
control and brake effectiveness. This
could lead to an accident, resulting in
severe injury or death.
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Cautions on Handling
Never touch the surface.
(A)
52D348
52D274
52D347
Never stick labels on the surface of the
This unit has been designed specifically for
To remove fingermarks and dust, use a
compact disc or mark the surface with a
playback of compact discs bearing the
soft cloth, and wipe in a straight line from
pencil or pen.
mark (A).
the center of the compact disc to the cir-
No other discs can be played.
cumference.
Removing the disc
Proper way to hold
the compact disc
(B)
(B)
(C)
52D349
Do not use any solvents such as commer-
cially available cleaners, anti-static spray,
or thinner to clean compact discs.
52D275
52D277
To remove a compact disc from its storage
New discs may have some roughness
case, press down on the center of the case
around the edges. The unit may not work
52D350
and lift the disc out, holding it carefully by
or the sound may skip if such discs are
the edges.
used. Use a ball-point pen
(B), etc. to
Do not use compact discs that have large
remove the roughness (C) from edges of
scratches, are misshaped, or cracked, etc.
Always handle the compact disc by the
the disc before insertion inside the unit.
Use of such discs will cause damage or
edges.
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prevent the system from operating prop-
Radio with CD (Double Display, MP3/WMA) (AGC-6380)
erly.
2
3
9
11
10
52D351
5
4
Do not expose compact discs to direct sun-
light or any heat source.
NOTE:
6
12
Do not use commercially available CD
protection sheets or discs equipped with
8
1
stabilizers, etc.
These may get caught in the internal
mechanism and damage the disc.
CD-R discs may not be able to playback
in this unit due to the recording condi-
tions.
7
CD-RW discs can not playback in this
unit.
84Z022
1. Power/Volume knob
7. Preset station buttons
2. AM button
•2 RPT: Repeat button
3. FM button
•3 RDM: Random button
4. TUNE button
•4 INT: Introduction button
5. SEEK button
8. SOUND (SCROLL) button
6. SCAN/AST button
9. CD/AUX button
10. EJECT button
11. DIR button
12. INFO/DISP button
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PLAYING THE RADIO
To search for the previous receivable lower
Preset station buttons (7):
station, press the down arrows.
Power/Volume knob (1):
Setting Preset Stations
Press this knob to turn the system on and
SCAN/AST button (6):
Up to 36 stations (six FM1, six FM2, six
off.
Press this button to scan radio stations.
FM-A and six AM1, six AM2, six AM-A),
Turn the Power/Volume knob clockwise or
(Scan tuning)
can be programmed on the six numbered
counterclockwise to increase or decrease
preset buttons, by performing the following
Scan
the volume.
steps:
The radio will go to a station, play for a few
Press this button for a short time to MUTE
seconds, and then go on to the next sta-
1)
Turn the radio on.
the radio. Press the button again to cancel
tion. Press this button again to stop scan-
2)
Press the AM or FM button to select
MUTE.
ning.
FM1, FM2, FM-A, AM1, AM2 or AM-A.
3)
Tune in the desired station.
Finding a Station
The radio will only scan stations with a
4)
Press and hold one of the six numbered
AM button (2):
strong signal that are in the selected band.
preset buttons.
Press this button to switch to an AM sta-
The preset button number
(Display:
Automatic Store
tion. The display will show the selection.
CH#1 ~ CH#6) will flash on the display
Press and hold this button to use Auto
when the station has been set. When-
FM button (3):
Store.
ever that numbered preset button is
Press this button to switch to an FM sta-
FM1’s 6 preset stations with the strongest
pressed, the memorized station will
tion. The display will show the selection.
signal in the region can be automatically
return.
TUNE button (4):
stored. The display will show
“AUTO
5)
Repeat the previous four steps for each
Press this button to select radio stations.
SCANNING”, and “SCANNING” will flash
preset button.
(Manual tuning)
on display.
Press the up arrows to increase the fre-
Stored stations will flash for a short time on
quency.
display in sequence. Once the stations are
Press the down arrows to decrease the fre-
stored, the radio will switch to FM-A and
quency.
the first preset station will begin to play.
The frequency of the AM band changes
FM-A will appear on the display when lis-
10 kHz each time and the frequency of the
tening to the automatically stored stations.
FM band changes 200 kHz each time.
Press the AM or FM button to stop auto-
SEEK button (5):
matic store.
Press this button to search for and select
receivable radio stations. (Seek tuning)
To search for the next receivable higher
station, press the up arrows.
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