Suzuki SX4 (2010 year). Instruction - part 15

 

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Suzuki SX4 (2010 year). Instruction - part 15

 

 

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INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
Luggage compartment light (SX4)
High-mount stop light (if equipped)
SX4
(2)
(1)
63J127
79J015
2) Close the tailgate. Remove a high-
Trunk room light (SX4 SEDAN)
80J100
mounted stop light housing (2) from the
To remove a high-mounted stop light hous-
tailgate.
ing the following procedure:
1) Open the tailgate, and remove the nuts
(1) as shown in the illustration.
56KN004
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INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
SX4 SEDAN
Wiper Blades
(3)
(4)
(3)
80JM076
3)
Pushing the unguiform prongs
(3)
80G083
toward inside and remove the bulb
If the wiper blades become brittle or dam-
holder (4).
aged, or make streaks when wiping,
4)
Replace the bulbs.
replace the wiper blades.
To install a high-mounted stop light
(1)
housing in the reverse order of removal.
To install new wiper blades, follow the pro-
cedures below.
CAUTION
To avoid scratching or breaking the
window, do not let the wiper arm
80JM132
strike the window while replacing the
To remove the high-mounted stop light
wiper blade.
housing, pinch both side of the clip (1) and
push it in.
NOTE:
Some wiper blades may be different from
the ones described here depending on
vehicle specifications. If so, consult your
SUZUKI dealer for proper replacement
method.
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INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
For windshield wipers and some rear
wipers:
52D102
60A260
70G119
2) Squeeze lock lever (1) towards wiper
3) Pull the locked end of the wiper blade
arm (2) and remove the wiper frame
firmly to unlock the blade and slide the
1) Hold the wiper arm away from the win-
from the arm as shown.
blade out as shown.
dow.
NOTE:
When raising both of the front wiper arms,
pull the driver’s side wiper arm up first.
When returning the wiper arms, lower the
passenger’s side wiper arm first. Other-
wise, the wiper arms may interfere with
each other.
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INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
Installation
To remove some types of rear wiper
frame from the wiper arm:
1) Hold the arm away from the window.
52D124
52D125
(3) Retainer
(4) Locked end
4) If the new blade is provided without the
5) Install the new blade in the reverse
two metal retainers, move them from
order of removal, with the locked end
the old blade to the new one.
positioned toward the wiper arm. Make
sure the blade is properly retained by
all the hooks. Grasp the blade near the
locked end and pull in the direction of
the arrows to lock the end into place.
6) Reinstall wiper frame to arm, making
sure that the lock lever is snapped
securely into the arm.
80G146
2) Remove the wiper frame from the arm
as shown.
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INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
3) When reinstalling wiper frame to arm,
Installation
To remove and install some types of
install the wiper frame in the reverse
rear wiper blade from and to the wiper
order of removal.
frame.
To remove and install some types of
rear wiper blade from and to the wiper
frame.
Removal
60A265
2) Install the new blade in the reverse
65D151
order of removal. Make sure that the
blade is properly retained by all the
1) Flex the ends of blade and frame, and
hooks and the end is locked in place.
slide the blade out as shown.
But do not flex the frame end more than
necessary.
52D104
If you do, it can break off.
2) Install the new blade in the reverse
1) Flex the locked end of blade (3) away
order of removal. Make sure that the
from retainer (4) to unlock it and slide
blade is properly retained by all the
the blade out as shown.
hooks and both ends are in place.
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INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
Windshield Washer Fluid
Check that there is washer fluid in the tank
Air Conditioning System
by looking at the washer fluid level gauge
If you do not use the air conditioner for a
which is attached to the cap of the washer
long period, such as during winter, it may
fluid tank. If the fluid level is near “E” mark,
not give the best performance when you
refill it.
start using it again. To help maintain opti-
Use a good quality windshield washer
mum performance and durability of your air
fluid, diluted with water as necessary.
conditioner, it needs to be run periodically.
Operate the air conditioner at least once a
WARNING
month for one minute with the engine
Do not use “anti-freeze” solution in
idling. This circulates the refrigerant and oil
the windshield washer reservoir. This
and helps protect the internal components.
can severely impair visibility when
sprayed on the windshield, and also
damage your vehicle’s paint.
(or opposite side)
80JM078
CAUTION
Damage may result if the washer
motor is operated with no fluid in the
washer tank.
80J008
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EMERGENCY SERVICE
EMERGENCY SERVICE
Tire Changing Tool
8-1
Jacking Instructions
8-2
Changing Wheels
8-4
Jump Starting Instructions
8-5
Towing a Disabled Vehicle
8-6
If the Starter Does Not Operate
8-6
If the Engine is Flooded
8-7
If the Engine Overheats
8-7
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Vehicle Loading: 11
EMERGENCY SERVICE
Tire Changing Tool
SX4
SX4
EXAMPLE
(1)
80J048
79J086
To remove the spare tire, turn its bolt (1)
80JC014
counterclockwise and remove it.
SX4 SEDAN
SX4 SEDAN
EXAMPLE
EXAMPLE
79J085
80JC015
80JC045
To remove the jack, turn its shaft counter-
To stow the jack, place it in the storage
The jack, wheel brace, jack handle are
clockwise and pull the jack out of the stor-
bracket and turn the shaft clockwise until
stowed in the luggage compartment.
age bracket.
the jack is securely held in place.
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Trailer Towing: 5, 11, 13
Towing Your Vehicle (recreational towing): 13
EMERGENCY SERVICE
Jacking Instructions
4)
Block the front and rear of the wheel
WARNING
diagonally opposite of the wheel being
lifted.
The jack should be used only to
5)
Place the spare wheel near the wheel
change wheels. It is important to read
being lifted as shown in the illustration
the jacking instructions in this sec-
in case that the jack slips.
tion before attempting to use the
jack.
WARNING
After using the jack, jack handle and
wheel wrench, be sure to stow them
securely or they can cause injury if
an accident occurs.
75F062
1)
Place the vehicle on level, hard ground.
2)
Set the parking brake firmly and shift
into “P” (Park) if your vehicle has a CVT,
or shift into “R” (Reverse) if your vehicle
54G253
has a instruction transaxle.
WARNING
Be sure to shift into “P” (Park) for a
CVT vehicle, or into “R” (Reverse)
for a instruction transaxle vehicle
when you jack up the vehicle.
Never jack up the vehicle with the
transaxle in
“N” (Neutral). Other-
wise, an unstable jack may cause
an accident.
3)
Turn on the hazard warning flasher if
your vehicle is near traffic.
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Towing Your Vehicle (recreational towing): 13
EMERGENCY SERVICE
Front wheel
WARNING
Use the jack only to change wheels
on level, hard ground.
Never jack up the vehicle on an
inclined surface.
front
Never raise the vehicle with the
jack in a location other than the
specified jacking point (shown in
the illustration) near the wheel to
be changed.
Make sure that the jack is raised at
least
51 mm (2 inches) before it
contacts the flange. Use of the jack
80J085
when it is within 51 mm (2 inches)
80J086
6)
Position the jack at an angle as shown
of being fully collapsed may result
Rear wheel
in the illustration and raise the jack by
in failure of the jack.
turning the jack handle clockwise until
Never get under the vehicle when it
the jack-head groove fits around the
is supported by the jack.
jacking bar beneath the vehicle body.
Never run the engine when the
7)
Continue to raise the jack slowly and
vehicle is supported by the jack
smoothly until the tire clears the
and never allow passengers to
ground. Do not raise the vehicle more
remain in the vehicle.
than necessary.
80J087
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Towing Your Vehicle (recreational towing): 13
EMERGENCY SERVICE
Changing Wheels
Full Wheel Cover (if equipped)
To change a wheel, use the following pro-
cedure:
EXAMPLE
1)
Remove the jack, tools and spare wheel
from the vehicle.
2)
Loosen, but do not remove the wheel
nuts.
3)
Jack up the vehicle (follow the jacking
instructions in this section).
WARNING
Be sure to shift into “P” (Park) in
CVT, or shift into “R” (Reverse) in
instruction transaxle when you jack up
81A057
the vehicle.
60G309
Never jack up the vehicle with the
Wheel tightening torque
(1) or (2) Flat end tool
transaxle in
“N” (Neutral). Other-
wise, unstable jack may cause an
85 Nm (61.5 lb-ft, 8.5 kg-m)
Your vehicle includes two tools, a wheel
accident.
brace and a jack crank, one of which has a
7) Lower the jack and fully tighten the nuts
flat end.
4)
Remove the wheel nuts and wheel.
in a crisscross fashion with a wrench as
Use the tool with the flat end to remove the
5)
Before installing the new wheel, clean
shown in the illustration.
full wheel cap, as shown above.
any mud or dirt off from the surface of
the wheel and hub with a clean cloth.
WARNING
EXAMPLE
Clean the hub carefully; it may be hot
Use genuine wheel nuts and tighten
from driving.
them to the specified torque as soon
6)
Install the new wheel and replace the
as possible after changing wheels.
wheel nuts with their cone shaped end
Incorrect wheel nuts or improperly
facing the wheel. Tighten each nut
tightened wheel nuts may come
snugly by hand until the wheel is
loose or fall off, which can result in
54G117
securely seated on the hub.
an accident. If you do not have a
When installing the cover, make sure that it
torque wrench, have the wheel nut
is positioned so that it does not cover or
torque checked by an authorized
foul the air valve.
SUZUKI dealer.
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EMERGENCY SERVICE
Jump Starting Instructions
2) Turn off all vehicle accessories, except
CAUTION
those necessary for safety reasons (for
example, headlights or hazard lights).
WARNING
Your vehicle should not be started by
pushing or towing. This starting
Never attempt to jump start your
method could result in permanent
vehicle if the battery appears to be
damage to the catalytic converter.
frozen. Batteries in this condition
Use jumper cables to start a vehicle
may explode or rupture if jump
with a weak or run-down battery.
starting is attempted.
When making jumper cable con-
When jump starting your vehicle, use
nections, be certain that your
the following procedure:
hands and the jumper cables
remain clear from pulleys, belts or
12V BATTERY
(1)
fans.
(3)
Batteries
produce flammable
hydrogen gas. Keep flames and
(2)
EXAMPLE
sparks away from the battery or an
explosion may occur. Never smoke
54G079
when working near the battery.
3) Make jumper cable connections as fol-
If the booster battery you use for
lows:
jump starting is installed in another
1. Connect one end of the first jumper
vehicle, make sure the two vehicles
cable to the positive (+) terminal of
are not touching each other.
the discharged battery (1).
If your battery discharges repeat-
2. Connect the other end to the positive
edly, for no apparent reason, have
(+) terminal of the booster battery
your vehicle inspected by an autho-
60A269
(2).
rized SUZUKI dealer.
1) Use only a 12-volt battery to jump start
3. Connect one end of the second
To avoid harm to yourself or dam-
jumper cable to the negative (-) ter-
your vehicle. Position the good 12-volt
age to your vehicle or battery, fol-
battery close to your vehicle so that the
minal of the booster battery (2).
low the jump starting instructions
4. Make the final connection to an
jumper cables will reach both batteries.
below precisely and in order. If you
When using a battery installed on
unpainted, heavy metal part
(i.e.
are in doubt, call for qualified road
engine hook (3)) of the engine of the
another vehicle, DO NOT LET THE
service.
VEHICLES TOUCH. Set the parking
vehicle with the discharged battery
brakes fully on both vehicles.
(1).
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EMERGENCY SERVICE
Towing a Disabled Vehicle
If the Starter Does Not
WARNING
Operate
Emergency Towing
Never connect the jumper cable
If your vehicle is disabled, it may be towed
1)
Try turning the ignition switch to the
directly to the negative (-) terminal of
by a tow truck using one of the following
“START” position with the headlights
the discharged battery, or an explo-
methods:
turned on to determine the battery con-
sion may occur.
1) Tow the vehicle with two wheels lifted
dition. If the headlights go excessively
by the tow truck and the other two
dim or go off, it usually means that
4)
If the booster battery you are using is
wheels on a towing dolly.
either the battery has run down or bat-
installed on another vehicle, start the
2) Use the appropriate towing method
tery terminal contact is poor. Recharge
engine of the vehicle with the booster
specified for your vehicle in the “Towing
the battery or correct battery terminal
battery. Run the engine at moderate
Your Vehicle (recreational towing)” sec-
contact if necessary.
speed.
tion, but with the wheels lifted by the
2)
If the headlights remain bright, check
5)
Start the engine of the vehicle with the
tow truck instead of on a towing dolly.
the fuses. If the reason for failure of the
discharged battery.
Be sure to carefully follow the specific
starter is not obvious, there may be a
6)
Remove the jumper cables in the exact
instructions provided in the
“Towing
major electrical problem. Have the vehi-
reverse order in which you connected
Your Vehicle (recreational towing)” sec-
cle inspected by your authorized
them.
tion.
SUZUKI dealer.
CAUTION
If vehicle damage (such as steering
or drivetrain damage, etc.) prevents
normal use of the towing procedures
for your vehicle described in the
“Towing Your Vehicle
(recreational
towing)” section, have your vehicle
towed with two wheels lifted by the
tow truck and the other two wheels
on a towing dolly.
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EMERGENCY SERVICE
If the Engine is Flooded
If the Engine Overheats
If the temperature indication does not
come down to within the normal, accept-
If the engine is flooded with gasoline, it
The engine could overheat temporarily
able range:
may be hard to start. If this happens, press
under severe driving conditions. If the
the accelerator pedal all the way to the
engine coolant temperature gauge indi-
1)
Turn off the engine and check that the
floor and hold it there while cranking the
cates overheating during driving:
water pump belt and pulleys are not
engine. (Do not operate the starter motor
damaged or slipping. If any abnormality
1) Turn off the air conditioner, if equipped.
for more than 15 seconds).
is found, correct it.
2) Take the vehicle to a safe place and
2)
Check the coolant level in the reservoir.
park.
If it is found to be lower than the “LOW”
3) Let the engine run at normal idle speed
line, look for leaks at the radiator, water
for a few minutes until the indicator is
pump and radiator and heater hoses. If
within the normal, acceptable tempera-
you locate any leaks that may have
ture range shown by the white band
caused the overheating, do not run the
between “H” and “C”.
engine until these problems have been
corrected.
WARNING
3)
If you do not find a leak, carefully add
If you see or hear escaping steam,
coolant to the reservoir and then the
stop the vehicle in a safe place and
radiator, if necessary. (Refer to “Engine
immediately turn off the engine to let
Coolant” in the
“INSPECTION AND
it cool. Do not open the hood when
MAINTENANCE” section.)
steam is present. When the steam
can no longer be seen or heard, open
the hood to see if the coolant is still
boiling. If it is, you must wait until it
stops boiling before you proceed.
Also, be careful not to touch hot
engine parts (radiator, water hoses,
engine etc.).
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APPEARANCE CARE
APPEARANCE CARE
Corrosion Prevention
9-1
Vehicle Cleaning
9-3
60G412
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APPEARANCE CARE
Corrosion Prevention
vehicle which are not well ventilated to
If you frequently drive on salted roads, your
permit quick drying.
vehicle should be washed at least once a
It is important to take good care of your
month during the winter. If you live near the
vehicle to protect it from corrosion.
ocean, your vehicle should be washed at
Listed below are instructions for how to
least once a month throughout the year.
maintain your vehicle to prevent corrosion.
For washing instructions, refer to the “Vehi-
Please read and follow these instructions
cle Cleaning” section.
carefully.
Remove foreign material deposits
Important Information About
Foreign material such as salts, chemicals,
Corrosion
road oil or tar, tree sap, bird droppings and
Common causes of corrosion
industrial fall-out may damage the finish of
1) Accumulation of road salt, dirt, moisture
your vehicle if it is left on painted surfaces.
or chemicals in hard-to-reach areas of
Remove these types of deposits as quickly
the vehicle underbody or frame.
as possible. If these deposits are difficult to
2) Chipping, scratches and any damage to
wash off, an additional cleaner may be
52D151
treated or painted metal surfaces
required. Be sure that any cleaner you use
resulting from minor accidents or
This information illustrates the necessity of
is not harmful to painted surfaces and is
keeping your vehicle
(particularly the
impact from stones and gravel.
specifically intended for your purposes.
underbody) as clean and dry as possible. It
Follow the manufacturer’s directions when
Environmental conditions which accel-
is equally important to repair any damage
using these special cleaners.
to the paint or protective coatings as soon
erate corrosion
1) Road salt, dust control chemicals, sea
as possible.
Repair finish damage
air or industrial pollution will all acceler-
Carefully examine your vehicle for damage
ate the corrosion of metal.
How to Help Prevent Corrosion
to the painted surfaces, especially if it is
2) High humidity will increase the rate of
used off-road. Should you find any chips or
Wash your vehicle frequently
corrosion particularly when the temper-
scratches in the paint, touch them up
The best way to preserve the finish on your
ature range is just above the freezing
immediately to prevent corrosion from
vehicle and to help avoid corrosion is to
point.
starting. If the chips or scratches have
keep it clean with frequent washing.
3) Moisture in certain areas of a vehicle
gone through to the bare metal, have a
for an extended period of time may pro-
Wash your vehicle at least once during the
qualified body shop make the repair.
mote corrosion even though other body
winter and once immediately after the win-
sections may be completely dry.
ter. Keep your vehicle, particularly the
4) High temperatures will cause an accel-
underside, as clean and dry as possible.
erated rate of corrosion to parts of the
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Maintenance Schedule: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10
APPEARANCE CARE
Keep passenger and cargo compart-
Cover your vehicle
ments clean
WARNING
Moisture, dirt or mud can accumulate
Do not apply additional undercoating
under the floor mats and may cause corro-
or rust preventive coating on or
sion. Occasionally, check under these
around exhaust system components
mats to ensure that this area is clean and
such as the catalytic converter,
dry. More frequent checks are necessary if
exhaust pipes, etc. A fire could be
the vehicle is used off road or in wet
started if the undercoating substance
weather.
becomes overheated.
Certain cargo such as chemicals, fertiliz-
ers, cleaners, salts, etc. are extremely cor-
rosive by nature. These products should
be transported in sealed containers. If a
spill or leak does occur, clean and dry the
area immediately.
50G203
If you cannot regularly park your vehicle in
Use the body trim
a garage, we recommend you use a vehi-
The use of the body trim will help protect
cle cover. Years of exposure to midday sun
your vehicle, especially if you frequently
can cause the colors in paint, plastic parts
drive on gravel or salted roads. The fittings
and fabrics to fade. Covering your vehicle
for such guards should also be corrosion
with a high-quality,
“breathable” vehicle
resistant. Please check with your autho-
cover can help protect the finish from the
rized SUZUKI dealer for information on
harmful UV rays in sunlight, and can
these guards.
reduce the amount of dust and air pollution
reaching the surface. Your SUZUKI dealer
Store your vehicle in a dry, well-venti-
can help you select the right cover for your
lated area
vehicle.
Do not park your vehicle in a damp, poorly
ventilated area. If you often wash your
vehicle in the garage or if you frequently
drive it in when wet, your garage may be
damp. The high humidity in the garage
may cause or accelerate corrosion. A wet
vehicle may corrode even in a heated
garage if the ventilation is poor.
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