Last post on Sep 29, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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Suzuki Forenza, Sedan
Apr 02, 2008 (8:33 pm)
hey wats up
i have an 05 forenza s model and i dont know how to make it faster performance wise without blowin my transmission up...any suggestions
Oct 15, 2008 (6:47 am)
MY NAME IS BRETT. I WILL BE TURNING 16 ON OCTOBER 24TH 2008 AND THIS PAST JANUARY I GOT A 2004 SUZUKI FORENZA EX (AUTO TRANS) AND I HAVE PROBLEMS WITH IT ALREADY. THE GAS MILEAGE ISN'T ANYWHERE CLOSE TO WHAT IT SHOULD BE...EVEN WHEN IM DRIVING LIKE A 60 YEAR OLD WOMAN. THE LIGHTS INSIDE THE RADIO BUTTONS HAVE FADED AND THE CD PLAYER IS MESSED UP. ANYONE ELSE HAVING THESE PROBLEMS?
#173 of 180 Driver Side Car Handle Scheme -- User Maintenance Manual
May 19, 2009 (8:40 am)
I am looking info to guide me replacing the driver side door handle (inside).
1. How to proceed with it?
2. Any on-line sources that contain exploded/detail schemes showing
how this and/or other car maintenance/repair items?
#174 of 180 relay 2006 suzuki forenza
Feb 23, 2010 (3:59 pm)
Hi. My turn signals and hazard lights have stopped working and the fuse is in tact. One mechanic said it maybe the relay. What do you think?
#175 of 180 Re: OBD code reader for forenza [creekmonkey]
Mar 01, 2010 (5:45 pm)
When ever you need to reset the code for something simple like a loose gas cap or running your car on too low of gas all you need to do is disconnect the battery for awhile till computer resets itself. you will have to reprogram your radio stations and clock but it is easy fix that wont cost you a diagnostic fee everytime you take it in.
#176 of 180 shifter/transmision problems
Aug 09, 2011 (8:30 pm)
latest problem with my 2006 suzuki forenza is that the engine randomly revs when i drive. it happens at a steady pace where im not accelerating. also the scary thing is that sometimes when i put my car into drive on the dash it shows a d with an x through it but the car reverses when i hit the gas. it still works when in 3 and it doesnt always happen, just sometimes. im not a car expert but i think it might be the transmision or the shifter. has anyone else had this problem?
other issues ive had with the car:
-constantly have to jump it to start it (just replaced the battery and that didnt fix it)
-the ignition sometimes doesnt turn at all, jumping it makes it start.
-oil leak (easy fix, it was a defective plug)
#177 of 180 Re: shifter/transmision problems [joelle_m]
Aug 18, 2011 (10:24 pm)
My 2006 forenza randomly slips out of drive and will only work in 3rd. What did you do about your car?
#178 of 180 Re: shifter/transmision problems [cmcgaa]
Aug 21, 2011 (10:08 am)
My car is also doing this, and is also a 2006 Suzuki Forenza. Does anyone know what is causing these problems?
#179 of 180 Re: shifter/transmision problems [joelle_m]
Sep 29, 2011 (11:24 am)
I had the same problem that you are having with the transmission slipping, and it was the range switch; Which I had to get replaced like 6 times. I saw that you had an oil leak problem, and I am having the same problem as well.... can you please let me know whick plug was changed?
#180 of 180 Re: shifter/transmision problems [joelle_m]
Sep 29, 2011 (4:37 pm)
Our major problem was the shift lever interlock - couldn't get the thing out of Park. The lever could be moved to the right but lacked less than 1/4 inch to clear the gate. During arbitration I proved the problems were most likely electrical in nature (outcome: new car and several people [to include a regional manager] lost their jobs).
If you are seeing an "X" over the "D" and given the rest of the quirks, you probably have a defective modulator. Oh, it's not covered under the power train warranty (at least that's what we were told). The part is less than $100 and takes about 30 minutes to replace. Problem is that you can only get the part at the dealership and they'll charge a full hour.
Suzuki really does make good cars; they just may have a few "quirks" working on their assembly line...