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by maxaret
Thu Jan 06, 2022 2:44 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Cooling Problem Grand Vitara 2l petrol 52 plate
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: Cooling Problem Grand Vitara 2l petrol 52 plate

Hi Cammie I am not au fait with the J20A ? engine. I would have thought that coolant would piss out of any open pipes on the output side of the water pump. Has the engine always had anti freeze in the cooling system ? If not maybe the engine could do with a flush (maybe you have done it already ?) H...
by maxaret
Wed Jan 05, 2022 7:34 pm
Forum: New members
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 2
Views: 169

Re: Newbie

Hi Cammie and welcome from a ffffairly ffffrozen Perthshire.
We have a much more modern 2005 Vitara 1600 auto 3 dr which is great fun and really cute :)
by maxaret
Wed Dec 29, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Lost key car write off 99 vitara
Replies: 4
Views: 821

Re: Lost key car write off 99 vitara

ScottieJ wrote:
Wed Dec 29, 2021 4:59 pm
you will need to fit a new matching key, immobiliser and ECU from vitara of the same era (and same ECU part number)
That might well be the cheapest way to fix it up,I was thinking about that earlier but was not 100 % sure exactly which parts were required LOL
by maxaret
Wed Dec 29, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Lost key car write off 99 vitara
Replies: 4
Views: 821

Re: Lost key car write off 99 vitara

Do you have the original owners manual ? it might have the original key number written in ? If the electrical system has not been ruined by garage meddling and if you still have the original ECU etc - your local Suzuki dealer might be able to order one for you as Suzuki UK should be able to look up ...
by maxaret
Wed Dec 29, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: General Troubleshooting, Offroad Gear, Welding & Fabrication
Topic: Window Steaming Up
Replies: 2
Views: 728

Re: Window Steaming Up

Hi Turquoise Might be worthwhile opening bonnet and make sure your windscreen scuttle area is clear of leaves etc as they can fill up with leaves during autumn,leaf debris can clog up any drain holes.The scuttle area is under the wiper blades and I usually check under there periodically to make sure...
by maxaret
Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: The Bar
Topic: WHERE IS EVERONE???
Replies: 11
Views: 1534

Re: WHERE IS EVERONE???

The Boat is looking good Scott :D
Glad to hear you are keeping busy and hope the new job goes well 8-)
by maxaret
Wed Dec 01, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bar
Topic: WHERE IS EVERONE???
Replies: 11
Views: 1534

Re: WHERE IS EVERONE???

I post fairly regularly on here but I am now in 'winter mode' and not doing anything on the cars unless something breaks/stops working. We have been driving our 05 Vitara a lot more than we have in the previous 2 years as she is still only a babe with 45.5k on the clock,so we thought we should get s...
by maxaret
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: SJ series Transmission, Axles, Brakes, wheels and tyres.
Topic: HELP - '85 410 rear brake cylinders
Replies: 10
Views: 1080

Re: HELP - '85 410 rear brake cylinders

We washed our Vitara the other day,a couple of weeks of farmers roads + council road grit - she looked like a proper off roader :good: We don't do any serious off roading in the old girl but I do use it on a grass airfield (gliding club) most weeks,great fun to drive as well - I just wish she had a ...
by maxaret
Fri Nov 26, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: SJ series Transmission, Axles, Brakes, wheels and tyres.
Topic: HELP - '85 410 rear brake cylinders
Replies: 10
Views: 1080

Re: HELP - '85 410 rear brake cylinders

djc wrote:
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:16 am
Might wash it too.
Steady on - don't overdo it 8-)
by maxaret
Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: New members
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 3
Views: 708

Re: Newbie

Hi Niton and :welcome:
Sorry I do not know anything about modern Suzis - we have a 16 year old Vitara :mrgreen: