Suspension General Diagnosis; Diagnostic Information And Procedures; Suspension, Wheels And Tires Symptom Diagnosis - Suzuki SX4 Service Manual

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2A-1 Suspension General Diagnosis:

Suspension General Diagnosis

Suspension

Suspension, Wheels and Tires Symptom Diagnosis

Condition
Vehicle pulls (Leads)
Abnormal or excessive
tire wear
Wheel tramp
Shimmy, shake or
vibration
Abnormal noise, front end Worn, sticky or loose tie-rod ends, lower
Low or uneven trim height
See NOTE *1.
Ride too soft

Diagnostic Information and Procedures

Possible cause
Mismatched or uneven tires
Tires not adequately inflated
Broken or sagging coil springs
Radial tire lateral force
Disturbed wheel alignment
Brake dragging in one road wheel
Loose, bent or broken front or rear
suspension parts
Sagging or broken coil springs
Tire out of balance
Disturbed wheel alignment
Faulty strut (shock absorber)
Hard driving
Overloaded vehicle
Not rotated tires
Worn or loose wheel bearings
Wobbly wheel or tire
Tires not adequately inflated
Front suspension frame and/or
suspension control arm are transformed
Blister or bump on tire
Improper strut (shock absorber) action
Tire or wheel out of balance
Loosen wheel bearings
Worn tie-rod ends
Worn lower ball joints
Excessive wheel runout
Blister or bump on tire
Excessively loaded radial runout of tire /
wheel assembly
Disturbed wheel alignment
Loose or worn steering linkage
Loose steering gear case bolts
ball joints, tie-rod inside ball joints or
drive shaft joints
Damaged struts or mountings
Worn suspension arm bushes
Loose stabilizer bar
Loose wheel bolts
Loose suspension bolts or nuts
Broken or damaged wheel bearings
Broken suspension springs
Worn strut bearings
Malfunction of Power Steering System
Broken or sagging coil springs
Over loaded
Incorrect coil springs
Tires not adequately inflated
Faulty strut (shock absorber)
Correction / Reference Item
Replace tires.
Adjust tire pressure.
Replace coil springs.
Replace tire.
Check and adjust wheel alignment.
Repair brake.
Tighten or replace related suspension parts.
Replace coil springs.
Adjust balance or replace tire.
Check and adjust wheel alignment.
Replace strut (shock absorber).
Replace tires.
Replace tires.
Replace or rotate tires.
Replace wheel bearings.
Replace wheel or tire.
Adjust tire pressure.
Check and replace.
Replace tire.
Replace strut (shock absorber).
Balance wheel or replace tire and/or wheel.
Replace wheel bearings.
Replace tie-rod ends.
Replace suspension control arms.
Repair or replace wheel and/or tire.
Replace tire.
Replace tire or wheel.
Check and adjust wheel alignment.
Tighten or replace steering linkage.
Tighten steering gear case bolts.
Replace tie-rod ends, suspension arms, tie-
rods or drive shaft joints.
Repair or replace struts or mountings.
Replace suspension arm bushes.
Tighten bolts or nuts and/or replace bushes.
Tighten wheel bolts.
Tighten suspension bolts or nuts.
Replace wheel bearings.
Replace suspension springs.
Replace strut bearing.
Check and correct malfunction.
Replace coil springs.
Check loading.
Replace coil springs.
Adjust tire pressure.
Replace strut (shock absorber).
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