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ENGLISH
SERVICE STATION INFORMATION
Fuel recommendation:
See page 1-1
Engine oil recommendation:
Quality: SG, SH, SJ or SL
Viscosity: SAE 5W-30
For further details, see "Engine Oil and Filter" in the
"INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE" section.
Suzuki Red: Magenta 100%, Yellow 100%
Suzuki Blue: Cyan 100%, Magenta 70%
Brake and clutch fluid:
DOT3 or SAE J1703
Automatic transaxle fluid:
SUZUKI ATF 3317 or Mobil ATF 3309
Tire cold pressure:
See the "Tire Information Label" located on the
driver's door lock pillar.
Printed in Japan
OWNER'S MANUAL
Keep With Vehicle At All Times.
Contains Important Information
On Safety, Operation & Maintenance.
Part No. 99011-63JP0-01E
June, 2005

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  • Page 1 DOT3 or SAE J1703 Engine oil recommendation: Automatic transaxle fluid: Quality: SG, SH, SJ or SL SUZUKI ATF 3317 or Mobil ATF 3309 Viscosity: SAE 5W-30 Tire cold pressure: For further details, see “Engine Oil and Filter” in the See the “Tire Information Label” located on the “INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE”...
  • Page 2 This owner’s manual applies to the SWIFT series. 63J084 NOTE: The illustrated models are examples of the SWIFT series. © COPYRIGHT SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION 2005 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 3 INTRODUCTION Thank you for choosing SUZUKI and welcome to our growing family. Your choice was a wise one; SUZUKI products are a great value that will give you years of driving pleasure. This Owner’s Manual was prepared to help you have a safe, enjoyable, and trouble-free experience with your SUZUKI. In it you will learn about the vehicle’s operation, its safety features and maintenance requirements.
  • Page 4 MEMO 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 5 SERVICE STATION GUIDE Engine oil dipstick (Yellow) Windshield washer fluid See Section 8 See Section 8 Tire changing tools Engine oil See Section 4 and filter See Section 8 (RHD) (RHD) Spare tire Engine hood See Section 4 See Section 8 (LHD) (LHD) Automatic transaxle...
  • Page 6 MEMO 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS BEFORE DRIVING STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS INSTRUMENT PANEL OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE DRIVING TIPS VEHICLE LOADING AND TOWING INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE EMERGENCY SERVICE BODY WORK CARE GENERAL INFORMATION SPECIFICATIONS SUPPLEMENT INDEX 63JP0-01E...
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  • Page 9 Please read this manual carefully words WARNING, CAUTION and NOTE tion in this manual and your vehicle. before operating your new SUZUKI and have special meanings. These special SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION review the manual from time to time. It...
  • Page 10 CB (Citizen’s Band) radios may cause electronic interfer- ence with your vehicle’s ignition sys- tem, resulting in vehicle performance problems. Consult your SUZUKI dealer or qualified service technician for advice on installing such mobile communication equipment. 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 11 BEFORE DRIVING BEFORE DRIVING Fuel Recommendation ............1-1 Keys ..................1-2 Door Locks ................1-3 Windows ................1-12 Mirrors .................. 1-14 Seat Adjustment ..............1-15 Adjustable Head Restraints (if equipped) ......1-17 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems ......1-18 Supplemental Restraint System (air bags) .......
  • Page 12: Before Driving

    If your vehicle is not fitted with a restrictor from the use of such fuels are not the in the fuel filler pipe then you may use responsibility of SUZUKI and may not be CAUTION leaded or unleaded gasoline with an covered under the New Vehicle Warranty.
  • Page 13: Keys: 8

    NOTE: opened. • If you lose your Immobilizer ignition key, see your SUZUKI dealer as soon as pos- sible to have the lost one deactivated, then have the new key made by them. 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 14: Door Locks

    Door Locks: 3, 5, 8 BEFORE DRIVING Door Locks To lock a rear door from outside the vehi- Central Door Locking System cle, turn the lock knob forward and close Driver’s door Side Door Locks the door. Driver’s door LOCK LOCK UNLOCK UNLOCK...
  • Page 15 • If you lose your remote controller, see CONTROLS” section and “Starting the Engine” in the “OPERATING YOUR your SUZUKI dealer as soon as possible to have the lost one deactivated. VEHICLE” section. • You can use up to four remote control- •...
  • Page 16 Door Locks: 3, 5, 8 BEFORE DRIVING Keyless unlocking/locking operation When the door(s) is (are) unlocked, • the turn signal lights will flash twice, and • the interior light will turn on for about 15 seconds and then fade out with the inte- rior light switch in the middle position.
  • Page 17 Door Locks: 3, 5, 8 BEFORE DRIVING • The remote controller will only operate a Reminder function request switch if it is within the switch’s operating range. For example, if the EXAMPLE 80 cm remote controller is within the operating range of the driver’s door request switch, the driver’s door switch can be operated but the front passenger’s door switch or...
  • Page 18: Windows

    Windows: 3, 8 BEFORE DRIVING cator light on the instrument cluster blinks • Do not leave the remote controller in the Keyless Entry System (if equipped) in red: vehicle when departing from the vehicle. Type 1 • When the vehicle speed is over 10 km/h. •...
  • Page 19: Mirrors

    • If you lose your transmitter/remote con- • To unlock all doors, push the “UNLOCK” • Do not expose it to impacts, mois- troller, ask your SUZUKI dealer as soon button (2) twice within 5 seconds. ture or high temperature such as as possible for a replacement and to •...
  • Page 20 Mirrors: 3, 8 BEFORE DRIVING Replacement of the Battery To replace the battery for the remote controller of the keyless start system: transmitter/remote controller becomes unreliable, replace the battery. To replace the battery for the transmit- ter of the keyless entry: 81A186 3) Put the edge of a coin or a flat blade 62J011...
  • Page 21: Seat Adjustment: 3

    Seat Adjustment: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Child-Proof Locks (rear side door) CAUTION EXAMPLE The transmitter/remote controller is a sensitive electronic instrument. To avoid damaging the remote control- ler: • Do not expose it to impacts, mois- ture or high temperature such as on the dashboard under direct sun- light.
  • Page 22 If the tailgate can not be unlatched by tailgate unlatch switch (1) and lift the tail- pushing the unlatch switch (1), have the gate. vehicle inspected by your SUZUKI dealer. NOTE: WARNING When the tailgate is closed incompletely, follow the procedure below: •...
  • Page 23 Adjustable Head Restraints: 3 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Windows Electric Window Controls Passenger’s door (if equipped) EXAMPLE Manual Window Control The electric windows can only be operated (if equipped) when the ignition switch is in the “ON” posi- tion.
  • Page 24 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Lock switch WARNING EXAMPLE CLOSE • You should always lock the passen- ger’s window operation when there are children in the vehicle. Children can be seriously injured if they get part of their body caught by the window during operation.
  • Page 25 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Mirrors Outside Rearview Mirrors WARNING Inside Rearview Mirror • Always adjust the mirror with the selector set to the day position. • Only use the night position if it is necessary to reduce glare from the headlights of vehicles behind you.
  • Page 26 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Electric Mirrors (if equipped) (if equipped) Seat Adjustment EXAMPLE EXAMPLE WARNING Never attempt to adjust the driver’s seat or seatback while driving. The seat or seatback could move unex- pectedly, causing loss of control. Make sure that the driver’s seat and seatback properly...
  • Page 27 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Adjusting Seat Position Adjusting Seatbacks WARNING All seatbacks should always be in an upright position when driving, or seat belt effectiveness may be reduced. Seat belts are designed to offer maxi- mum protection when seatbacks are in the upright position.
  • Page 28: Adjustable Head Restraints (If Equipped)

    Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Adjustable Head Restraints Front (if equipped) EXAMPLE Head restraints are designed to help reduce the risk of neck injuries in the case of an accident. WARNING • Never drive the vehicle with the head restraints removed.
  • Page 29: Seat Belts And Child Restraint Systems: 3

    Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Rear Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems EXAMPLE Above the pelvis 65D360 63J135 To raise the rear head restraint, pull WARNING upward on the restraint until it clicks. To 65D231S lower the restraint, push down on the •...
  • Page 30 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING WARNING (Continued) • Never use the same seat belt on more than one occupant and never attach a seat belt over an infant or as low as possible child being held on an occupant’s across the hips Across the pelvis lap.
  • Page 31 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Lap-Shoulder Belt Safety reminder WARNING Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) Sit up straight and (Continued) The seat belt has an emergency locking fully back • Avoid contamination of seat belt retractor (ELR), which is designed to lock webbing by polishes, oils, chemi- the seat belt only during a sudden stop or cals, and particularly battery acid.
  • Page 32 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING by pulling the shoulder portion of the belt All Seat Belts Except Rear Center upward through the latch plate. The length of the diagonal shoulder strap adjusts itself to allow freedom of movement. 60A039 60A036 To unfasten the belt, push the red...
  • Page 33 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Rear Center Seat Belt TO LOOSEN Lap belt To fasten the belt, pull the latch plate attached to the seat belt across your hips and press it into the buckle until you hear a “click”.
  • Page 34 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Shoulder Anchor Height Adjuster Seat Belt Hanger Seat Belt Inspection EXAMPLE EXAMPLE EXAMPLE 63J017 63J018 65D209S Adjust the shoulder anchor height so that Periodically inspect the seat belts to make the shoulder belt rides on the center of the CAUTION sure they work properly and are not dam- outboard shoulder.
  • Page 35 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Child Restraint Systems Child restraint WARNING EXAMPLE Be sure to inspect all seat belt assemblies after any collision. Any seat belt assembly which was in use during a collision (other than a very minor one) should be replaced, even if damage to the assembly is not obvious.
  • Page 36 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING SUZUKI highly recommends that you use a child restraint system to restrain infants WARNING and small children. Many different types of If you install a child restraint system child restraint systems are available; make...
  • Page 37 Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 BEFORE DRIVING Installation with Lap-Shoulder Seat WARNING Belts Children could be endangered in a NOTE: crash if their child restraints are not There are two types of lap-shoulder belts properly secured in the vehicle. depending on the vehicle’s specification, When installing a child restraint sys- A-ELR...
  • Page 38: Supplemental Restraint System (Air Bags)

    Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3 Supplemental Restraint System (air bags): 3, 9, 12 BEFORE DRIVING ELR type belt A-ELR type belt CAUTION EXAMPLE EXAMPLE Before installing a child restraint sys- tem in the rear seat, raise the head restraint to the most upper position.
  • Page 39 Supplemental Restraint System (air bags): 3, 9, 12 BEFORE DRIVING A-ELR type A-ELR type A-ELR type EXAMPLE EXAMPLE EXAMPLE 83E035 83E032 83E036 1) Slowly pull all of the remaining webbing 2) Allow the extra webbing to retract, and 3) Make sure that the retractor has con- out of the retractor.
  • Page 40 Supplemental Restraint System (air bags): 3, 9, 12 BEFORE DRIVING A-ELR type A-ELR type (to revert from ALR to ELR) Installation with ISO-FIX type Anchorages EXAMPLE EXAMPLE EXAMPLE 65D234 65D267 A-ELR type When you unbuckle the seat belt and allow 77J010 it to retract to a certain length, the retractor EXAMPLE...
  • Page 41 Supplemental Restraint System (air bags): 3, 9, 12 BEFORE DRIVING Here is a general instruction: 1) Pull upward on the rear head restraint EXAMPLE EXAMPLE until it clicks. CAUTION Before installing a child restraint sys- tem in the rear seat, raise the head restraint to the most upper position.
  • Page 42 Supplemental Restraint System (air bags): 3, 9, 12 BEFORE DRIVING Installation of Child Restraint with EXAMPLE EXAMPLE Top Strap EXAMPLE 54G184 54G185 5) Push the child restraint toward the 6) Grasp the front of the child restraint and 77J011 anchorages so that the connecting bar push the child restraint forcefully to tips are partially hooked to the anchor- latch the connecting bars.
  • Page 43 Type 1 Label 65D205 WARNING This section of the owner’s manual describes your SUZUKI’s SEAT BELT PRETENSIONER SYSTEM. Please read and follow ALL these instruc- Type 2 tions carefully to minimize your risk of severe injury or death.
  • Page 44 Do not touch pretensioner system compo- rized SUZUKI dealer as soon as possible. The pretensioner is located in each front nents or wiring. The wires are wrapped seat belt retractor. The pretensioner tight- If the “AIR BAG”...
  • Page 45 System (air bags) WARNING This section of the owner’s manual describes the protection provided by your SUZUKI’s SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (air bags). Please read and follow ALL these instructions carefully to minimize your risk of severe injury or death in the event of a collision.
  • Page 46 (or the seat belt pretensioner system) may not 62J112 work properly. Have the air bag system inspected by an authorized SUZUKI dealer EXAMPLE as soon as possible. 60G032 Front air bags will not inflate 62J113 The driver’s front air bag is located behind...
  • Page 47 BEFORE DRIVING Front air bags will probably not inflate WARNING An air bag supplements, or adds to, the crash protection offered by seat belts. The driver and all passengers must be properly restrained by wear- ing seat belts at all times, whether or not an air bag is mounted at their seating position, to minimize the risk of severe injury or death in the event...
  • Page 48 BEFORE DRIVING How the system works section in the “BEFORE DRIVING” section EXAMPLE In a frontal collision, the crash sensors will for details on proper seat and seat belt detect rapid deceleration and send a signal adjustments. to the controller. If the controller judges WARNING that the deceleration represents a severe frontal crash, the controller will trigger the...
  • Page 49 Either of these two conditions against the dashboard, or other- authorized SUZUKI dealer to ensure it is in may result in severe injury. wise get too close to the dash- proper working order.
  • Page 50 BEFORE DRIVING MEMO 1-39 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 51: Steering Column Controls

    STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS Ignition Switch ..............2-1 Lighting/Turn Signal Control Lever ........2-4 Windshield Wiper and Washer Lever ........ 2-6 Rear Window Wiper/Washer Switch (if equipped) ... 2-7 Tilt Steering Lock Lever ............. 2-8 Horn ..................2-8 Remote Audio Controls (if equipped) .......
  • Page 52: Ignition Switch: 8

    Ignition Switch: 8 STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS Ignition Switch Manual transaxle Turn to “LOCK” Vehicle Without Keyless Start Sys- EXAMPLE Push 65D367 60G033 You must push in the key to turn it to the WARNING “LOCK” position. It locks the ignition, and prevents normal use of the steering wheel To avoid possible injury, do not oper- 60B041...
  • Page 53 Ignition Switch: 8 STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS Vehicle With Keyless Start System Accessories such as the radio can oper- ate, but the engine is off. This is the normal operating position. All electrical systems are on. START This is the position for starting the engine using the starter motor.
  • Page 54: Lighting/Turn Signal Control Lever: 8

    Lighting/Turn Signal Control Lever: 8 STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS NOTE: CAUTION You must push the ignition switch to turn it to the “ACC” position. Also you must push The remote controller is a sensitive the ignition switch to return it to the “LOCK” electronic instrument.
  • Page 55: Windshield Wiper And Washer Lever: 8

    SUZUKI dealer. • Do not leave the ignition switch in the “ON” position if the engine is not running as the battery will dis- charge. 81A161S WARNING •...
  • Page 56 Windshield Wiper and Washer Lever: 8 Rear Window Wiper/Washer Switch: 8 STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS Turn Signal Operation Lane change signal EXAMPLE With the ignition switch in the “ON” posi- tion, move the lever up or down to activate EXAMPLE the right or left turn signals. Normal turn signal EXAMPLE 63J150...
  • Page 57 Rear Window Wiper/Washer Switch: 8 Tilt Steering Lock Lever: 6 STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS Windshield Wiper and Washer Windshield Washer EXAMPLE Lever EXAMPLE Windshield Wipers EXAMPLE MIST 62J035 62J036 If the lever is equipped with the “INT TIME” control, turn the control forward or rear- To spray windshield washer fluid, pull the ward to adjust the intermittent wiper opera- lever toward you.
  • Page 58: Rear Window Wiper/Washer Switch (If Equipped)

    Horn: 6 Remote Audio Controls: STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS Rear Window Wiper/Washer CAUTION CAUTION Switch (if equipped) To help prevent damage to the wind- Clear ice or snow from the rear win- shield wiper and washer system dow and rear wiper blade before EXAMPLE components, you should take the fol- using the rear wiper.
  • Page 59: Tilt Steering Lock Lever

    STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS Tilt Steering Lock Lever Horn WARNING EXAMPLE Never attempt to adjust the steering EXAMPLE wheel height while the vehicle is moving or you could lose control of the vehicle. LOCK UNLOCK 63J026 63J163 The lock lever is located under the steering Press the horn button of the steering wheel column.
  • Page 60: Remote Audio Controls (If Equipped)

    STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS Remote Audio Controls To control the volume: • To raise the volume, push the switch (1). (if equipped) • To lower the volume, push the switch (2). • To mute, push the switch (3). To select the mode (AM1, AM2, FM1, FM2 or CD), push the switch (4).
  • Page 61: Instrument Panel

    INSTRUMENT PANEL INSTRUMENT PANEL Instrument Panel ..............3-1 Instrument Cluster .............. 3-2 Warning and Indicator Lights ..........3-3 A/T Selector Position Indicator (if equipped) ....3-7 Speedometer/Odometer/Trip meter/Meter Illumination Control ................. 3-7 Tachometer ................3-9 Fuel Gauge ................3-9 Temperature Gauge ............3-10 Hazard Warning Switch ............
  • Page 62: Instrument Panel

    Instrument Panel: 3, 8 INSTRUMENT PANEL Instrument Panel EXAMPLE 1. Instrument cluster Right- hand drive 2. Ignition switch 5 17 3 13 12 3. Lighting switch/Turn signal and dim- mer switch 4. Windshield wiper and washer switch/ Rear window wiper and washer switch (if equipped) 5.
  • Page 63: Instrument Cluster: 8

    Instrument Cluster: 8 INSTRUMENT PANEL Instrument Cluster 1. Speedometer 2. Odometer/Trip meter 3. Odometer/Trip meter selector knob 4. Tachometer 5. Fuel gauge 6. Temperature gauge 7. Warning and indicator lights EXAMPLE 63J159 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 64: Warning And Indicator Lights: 8

    If any of the following conditions the vehicle’s brake system. If this happens, occur, you should immediately ask you should: your SUZUKI dealer to inspect the 1) Pull off the road and stop carefully. brake system. • If the brake system warning light...
  • Page 65 If the warn- system should be inspected by your ing light still stays on, the system will be SUZUKI dealer before you drive the vehi- something wrong. cle again. If the light and the brake system warning...
  • Page 66 Open Door Warning Light problem with the emission control system. If the “AIR BAG” light does not blink Bring the vehicle to your SUZUKI dealer to or come on briefly when the ignition have the problem corrected. switch is turned to the “ON” position,...
  • Page 67 If this light blinks, there is the the remote controller is not in the vehicle. problem with the transaxle system. Ask For details, refer to “Keyless Start System” your SUZUKI dealer to have the system in the “BEFORE DRIVING” section. inspected. 75F002 This light comes on briefly when the igni- tion switch is turned to the “ON”...
  • Page 68: A/T Selector Position Indicator (If Equipped)

    A/T Selector Position Indicator: 8 Speedometer/Odometer/Trip meter/Meter Illumination Control: 8 INSTRUMENT PANEL Turn Signal Indicators A/T Selector Position Speedometer/Odometer/Trip Indicator (if equipped) meter/Meter Illumination Control EXAMPLE 50G055 When you turn on the left or right turn sig- nals, the corresponding green arrow on the instrument panel will flash along with the respective turn signal lights.
  • Page 69 Speedometer/Odometer/Trip meter/Meter Illumination Control: 8 INSTRUMENT PANEL tance traveled on short trips or between fuel stops. CAUTION Keep track of your odometer reading and check the maintenance sched- ule 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.
  • Page 70: Tachometer: 8

    Tachometer: 8 Fuel Gauge: 8 INSTRUMENT PANEL Meter illumination control Tachometer Fuel Gauge EXAMPLE EXAMPLE (Brightest) Continue to press (Dimmest) 81A263 63J034 63J035 When the display shows the indication of The tachometer indicates engine speed in When the ignition switch is in the “ON” illumination intensity (D), you can dim or revolutions per minute.
  • Page 71: Temperature Gauge: 8

    Temperature Gauge: 8 Hazard Warning Switch: 8 Heated Rear Window Switch: 8 INSTRUMENT PANEL driving conditions because of fuel moving Temperature Gauge Hazard Warning Switch in the tank. EXAMPLE 63J036 77J018 When the ignition switch is in the “ON” Push in the hazard warning switch to acti- position, this gauge indicates the engine vate the hazard warning lights.
  • Page 72: Heated Rear Window Switch (If Equipped)

    Front Fog Light Switch: 8 Glove Box: 3 Information Display: INSTRUMENT PANEL Heated Rear Window Switch Front Fog Light Switch Glove Box (if equipped) (if equipped) EXAMPLE 62J051 To open the glove box, pull the latch lever. 77J019 62J050 To close it, push the lid until it latches When the rear window is misted, push this The front fog light comes on when the fog securely.
  • Page 73: Information Display

    Information Display: INSTRUMENT PANEL Information Display Clock and Thermometer Thermometer The thermometer shows the outside tem- perature when the ignition switch is in the “ON” position. If the outside temperature nears freezing, the mark (c) will come on. NOTE: The thermometer will not indicate the actual outside temperature when driving at low speed, or when stopped.
  • Page 74: Clock (If Equipped)

    Information Display: Heating System: 4 INSTRUMENT PANEL NOTE: display. If you don’t operate the knob Clock (if equipped) Unless the vehicle is moving, the display more than about 8 seconds, the unit will indicate “--.-”. display will automatically stop blinking or the display “-- -”...
  • Page 75: Heating And Air Conditioning System

    Heating System: 4 INSTRUMENT PANEL Heating and Air Conditioning Air Outlet System EXAMPLE There are two types of heating and air con- ditioning systems as follows: • Manual Heating and Air Conditioning System • Automatic Heating and Air Conditioning System (Climate Control) (if equipped) 63J160 1.
  • Page 76 Heating System: 4 INSTRUMENT PANEL Side outlet Manual Heating and Air Air flow selector (3) Conditioning System Description of Controls 63J048 This is used to select one of the functions described below. 63J046 Ventilation (a) Temperature selector (1) This is used to select the temperature by turning the selector.
  • Page 77 Heating System: 4 INSTRUMENT PANEL Bi-level (b) Heat & defrost (d) Air intake selector (4) 62J119 62J121 63J047 Temperature-controlled air comes out of Temperature-controlled air comes out of This selector is used to select the following the floor outlets and cooler air comes out the floor outlets, the windshield defroster modes.
  • Page 78 Air Conditioning System: 4 INSTRUMENT PANEL System Operating Instructions Head cooled/Feet warmed heating • If your vehicle has been left in the sun Select “BI-LEVEL” and “FRESH AIR”, the with the windows closed, it will cool Natural ventilation temperature selector to the desired tem- faster if you open the windows briefly Select “VENTILATION”...
  • Page 79: Automatic Heating And Air Conditioning System

    Air Conditioning System: 4 INSTRUMENT PANEL Automatic Heating and Air Conditioning System (Climate Control) (if equipped) Description of Controls EXAMPLE 62J123 NOTE: If you need maximum defrosting: • set the air flow selector to “DEFROST”, • set the blower speed selector to HIGH, •...
  • Page 80 INSTRUMENT PANEL Temperature selector (1) RECIRCULATED AIR (b) position or fully HOT position, however, the This is used to select the temperature by When this mode is selected, the outside air air from the floor outlets and the air from turning the selector.
  • Page 81 INSTRUMENT PANEL Defroster switch (6) “AUTO” switch (7) This is used to clear the windshield and This is used to let the climate control sys- side windows by pushing the switch. When tem work automatically. When pushing the the defroster switch is on, the indicator switch, the blower speed selector, air light above the defroster switch will come intake selector and MODE (air flow) selec-...
  • Page 82 INSTRUMENT PANEL System Operating Instructions Automatic Operation You can let the climate control system work automatically. To set the system in EXAMPLE fully automatic operation, follow the proce- dure below. 1) Push the “AUTO” switch (7) and the “FULL AUTO A/C” indicator are shown in the display.
  • Page 83 • Even under the automatic operation, you conditioning system. Bring the vehicle to can set some of the blower speed selec- your SUZUKI dealer to have the problem tor (2) and MODE (air flow) selector (5) corrected. into manual mode. Then the manually...
  • Page 84 INSTRUMENT PANEL Maintenance If you do not use the air conditioner for a long period, such as during winter, it may not give the best performance when you start using it again. To help maintain opti- mum performance and durability of your air conditioner, it needs to be run periodically.
  • Page 85: Other Controls And Equipment

    OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT Parking Brake Lever ............4-1 Pedal ..................4-2 Gearshift Lever ..............4-3 Fuel Filler Cap ..............4-3 Folding Rear Seats .............. 4-4 Sun Visor ................4-8 Interior Light Switch ............4-8 Accessory Socket (if equipped) ......... 4-9 Cigarette Lighter and Ashtray (if equipped) .....
  • Page 86: Parking Brake Lever: 6

    To release the 3) With the engine off, get out of the rized SUZUKI dealer. parking brake, hold the brake pedal down, vehicle and put chocks under the pull up slightly on the parking brake lever, wheels.
  • Page 87: Pedal: 6

    Depressing the accelerator pedal braking. increases power output and speed. Brake Pedal (2) 54G040 Your SUZUKI vehicle is equipped with Automatic transaxle either front and rear disc brakes or front disc brakes and rear drum brakes. EXAMPLE Depressing the brake pedal applies both sets of brakes.
  • Page 88: Gearshift Lever: 10

    Gearshift Lever: 10 Fuel Filler Cap: 5 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT Gearshift Lever Your vehicle is equipped with either a Fuel Filler Cap manual transaxle or automatic transaxle. Manual transaxle The gearshift lever for each transaxle type EXAMPLE is shown. For details on how to use the transaxle, refer to “Using the Transaxle”...
  • Page 89: Folding Rear Seats

    If you need to replace the fuel cap, belt webbing are hooked in the seat use a genuine SUZUKI cap or its equivalent. Use of an improper cap belt hangers so the seat belts are...
  • Page 90 Folding Rear Seat: 3 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT CAUTION CAUTION CAUTION (Continued) When you fold the rear seatback for- After folding the rear seatback for- • When you hook the belt webbing ward, stow the seat belt buckles of ward, do not allow any foreign mate- and latch plate into the seat belt the center and right seating position rial to enter the lock opening.
  • Page 91 Folding Rear Seat: 3 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT WARNING Luggage or other cargo should be stowed in the luggage compartment with the rear seat in an upright posi- tion, whenever possible. If you need to carry cargo in the passenger com- partment with the rear seat back folded forward, be sure to secure the cargo or it may be thrown about,...
  • Page 92 Folding Rear Seat: 3 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT To return the seat to the normal position, follow the procedure below. CAUTION WARNING 1) Unhook the strap and stow it after fold- • When returning the rear seat cush- Do not put your hand into the rear ing.
  • Page 93: Sun Visor: 5

    Folding Rear Seat: 3 Sun Visor: 5 Interior Light Switch: 7 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT Sun Visor Interior Light Switch CAUTION • When returning the rear seatback to the normal position, do not allow any foreign material to enter the lock opening.
  • Page 94: Accessory Socket (If Equipped)

    Interior Light Switch: 7 Accessory Socket: 8 Cigarette Lighter and Ashtray: 3, 8 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT Accessory Socket Cigarette Lighter and Ashtray EXAMPLE (if equipped) (if equipped) EXAMPLE EXAMPLE 63J061 NOTE: The number of doors involved in the light- 77J022 77J023 ing operation of the interior light depends...
  • Page 95: Assist Grips (If Equipped)

    Cigarette Lighter and Ashtray: 3, 8 Assist Grips: 3 Engine Hood: 5 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT Ashtray Assist Grips (if equipped) Engine Hood 63J041 54G249 62J064 You can fit the ashtray (1) into any of the Assist grips are provided for passenger To open the engine hood: cup holders on the center console.
  • Page 96: Cup Holder (If Equipped)

    Engine Hood: 5 Cup Holder: 3 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT Cup Holder (if equipped) Front EXAMPLE 63J161 63J065 2) Push the under-hood release lever up 3) Continue to lift up the hood until it is with your finger, as shown in the illus- high enough to support with the prop 63J066 tration.
  • Page 97: Frame Hooks

    Cup Holder: 3 Frame Hooks: 5, 6 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT Frame Hooks WARNING Front Do not use the cup holder to hold cups containing hot liquids, or sharp- edged, hard or breakable objects. Objects in the cup holder may be thrown about during a sudden stop or impact, and could cause personal injury.
  • Page 98 Frame Hooks: 5, 6 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT Rear 63J119 63J121 63J122 2) Remove the cover (B) by using a jack 4) To tighten the towing hook (1), turn it The frame hook (2) is provided on the rear handle (A) covered with a soft cloth as clockwise by using a jack handle (A) of the vehicle for use in emergency situa- shown in the illustration.
  • Page 99: Tire Changing Tool

    Frame Hooks: 5, 6 Tire Changing Tool: 3, 5 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT Tire Changing Tool 63J123 63J109 To remove the spare tire, turn its bolt (1) 63J068 counterclockwise and remove it. 63J124 The hooks (3) and frame holes (4) are pro- 63J069 63J070 vided for shipping purposes only.
  • Page 100: Front Seat Back Pocket (If Equipped)

    Tire Changing Tool: 3, 5 Front Seat Back Pocket: 3 Seatback Shopping Hook: OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT the storage bracket and turn the shaft Front Seat Back Pocket Seatback Shopping Hook clockwise until the jack is securely held in (if equipped) (if equipped) place.
  • Page 101: Underseat Tray (If Equipped)

    Underseat Tray: 3 Luggage Compartment Cover: 5 Luggage Compartment Light: 7 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT Underseat Tray (if equipped) Luggage Compartment Cover Luggage Compartment Light (if equipped) (if equipped) EXAMPLE EXAMPLE 63J073 The tray is located under the passenger’s 63J074 63J075 seat.
  • Page 102: Radio Antenna (If Equipped)

    Radio Antenna: 8 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT Radio Antenna (if equipped) 63J055 The radio antenna is removable. To remove the antenna, turn it counterclock- wise. To reinstall the antenna, turn it clock- wise firmly by hand. CAUTION avoid damage radio antenna: •...
  • Page 103 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT MEMO 4-18 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 104 OTHER CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT MEMO 4-19 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 105: Operating Your Vehicle

    OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE Exhaust Gas Warning ............5-1 Daily Inspection Checklist ..........5-1 Engine Oil Consumption ............ 5-2 Starting the Engine ............. 5-3 Using the Transaxle ............5-4 Braking ................. 5-6 Running-in ................5-9 Catalytic Converter (if equipped) ........5-9 Improving Fuel Economy ...........
  • Page 106: Exhaust Gas Warning

    Exhaust Gas Warning: Daily Inspection Checklist: OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE Exhaust Gas Warning Daily Inspection Checklist WARNING Before Driving (Continued) • Do not park with the engine run- ning for a long period of time, even in an open area. If it is necessary to sit for a short time in a parked vehi- cle with the engine running, make sure the air intake selector is set to...
  • Page 107: Engine Oil Consumption

    Daily Inspection Checklist: Engine Oil Consumption: OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE 4) Make sure the hood is fully closed and latches, hinges & locks” of “CHASSIS Engine Oil Consumption latched. AND BODY” in the “Periodic Mainte- It is normal for the engine to consume 5) Check the headlights, turn signal lights, nance Schedule”...
  • Page 108: Starting The Engine: 1

    Engine Oil Consumption: Starting the Engine: 1 OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE making it appear that the oil level has not Starting the Engine changed. WARNING You should also be aware that the diluting Before Starting the Engine Make sure that the parking brake is ingredients evaporate out when the vehicle set fully and the transaxle is in Neu- is subsequently driven at high speeds,...
  • Page 109: Using The Transaxle: 10

    Starting the Engine: 1 Using the Transaxle: 10 OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE Starting a Cold and Warm Engine Using the Transaxle Gearshift lever With your foot off the accelerator pedal, crank the engine by turning the ignition key 4-Speed Automatic Transaxle to “START”.
  • Page 110 Using the Transaxle: 10 OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE R (Reverse) through deep snow or mud, or to provide Manual Transaxle Use this position to reverse the vehicle maximum engine braking when going from stop. Make sure that vehicle is com- down steep hills. pletely stationary before shifting into Reverse.
  • Page 111: Braking: 6

    Using the Transaxle: 10 Braking: 6 OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE Braking CAUTION • To help avoid clutch damage, do EXAMPLE not use the clutch pedal as a foot- rest while driving or use the clutch to keep the vehicle stationary on a hill.
  • Page 112 Braking: 6 OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING WARNING WARNING If water gets into the brake drums, Even without reserve power in the • On some types of loose surfaces brake performance may become poor brake system, you can still stop the (such as gravel, snow-covered and unpredictable.
  • Page 113 ABS system. Ask your SUZUKI dealer to inspect used. This is because the ABS works Ask your SUZUKI dealer to inspect the ABS system immediately. Drive by comparing changes in wheel the ABS system immediately.
  • Page 114: Running-In

    Running-in: Catalytic Converter: OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE Running-in Catalytic Converter to the catalyst and other vehicle compo- nents. (if equipped) CAUTION CAUTION The future performance and reliabil- To minimize the possibility of cata- ity of the engine depends on the care lyst or other vehicle damage: and restraint exercised during its •...
  • Page 115: Improving Fuel Economy

    Catalytic Converter: Improving Fuel Economy: OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE Improving Fuel Economy Keep the air cleaner clean The following instructions will help you EXAMPLE improve fuel economy. Avoid excessive idling If you are to wait for more than a minute while you are parked, stop the engine and start it again later.
  • Page 116 OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE MEMO 5-11 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 117: Driving Tips

    DRIVING TIPS DRIVING TIPS High-Speed Driving ............. 6-1 Driving on Hills ..............6-1 Driving on Slippery Roads ..........6-2 60G409 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 118 High-Speed Driving: Driving on Hills: DRIVING TIPS High-Speed Driving Driving on Hills When driving at high-speed, pay attention to the following: • Stopping distance progressively increases with vehicle speed. Apply the brakes far enough ahead of the stopping point to allow for the extra stopping dis- 52D078S tance.
  • Page 119 Driving on Hills: Driving on Slippery Roads: DRIVING TIPS Driving on Slippery Roads driving about 1.0 km (1/2 mile) if neces- WARNING sary. With the chains installed, drive slowly. Try not to hold the brake pedal down too long or too often while going CAUTION down a steep or long hill.
  • Page 120 MAINTENANCE” section details. • Do not use tires other than those specified by SUZUKI. Never use dif- ferent sizes or types of tires on the front and rear wheels. For informa- tion regarding the specified tires, refer to the Tire Information Label located on the driver’s door lock...
  • Page 121: Vehicle Loading And Towing

    VEHICLE LOADING AND TOWING VEHICLE LOADING AND TOWING Vehicle Loading ..............7-1 Trailer Towing ..............7-1 Towing Your Vehicle (recreational towing) ...... 7-6 54G215 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 122 Never overload your vehicle. The your vehicle are indicated by the Gross cargo, not to tow a trailer. SUZUKI does gross vehicle weight (sum of the Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and the not recommend you use your vehicle to...
  • Page 123 Never connect trailer lights directly country’s regulations. to the axle or the bumper of your into your vehicle’s electrical system, If you use your SUZUKI to tow a trailer, vehicle. or electrical system damage may you should always observe the require- occur.
  • Page 124 Trailer Towing: 5, 11 VEHICLE LOADING AND TOWING Tires Vehicle/Trailer Loading WARNING To load your vehicle and trailer properly, WARNING you must know how to measure gross Improper weight distribution of your trailer weight and trailer nose weight. trailer may result in poor vehicle han- When towing a trailer, it is very important for your vehicle and trailer Gross Trailer Weight is the weight of the...
  • Page 125 Trailer Towing: 5, 11 VEHICLE LOADING AND TOWING Additional Trailer Towing Warnings WARNING WARNING WARNING Your vehicle will handle differently (Continued) when towing a trailer. For your safety • If the trailer has over-run brakes, Connect trailer lights and hook up safety chains every time you tow.
  • Page 126 Trailer Towing: 5, 11 VEHICLE LOADING AND TOWING WARNING WARNING EXAMPLE (Continued) (Continued) • Avoid “riding” the brakes. This When starting out after parking: could cause the brakes to over- 1) Depress the clutch (if equipped) heat resulting in reduced braking and start the engine.
  • Page 127 Towing Your Vehicle (recreational towing): VEHICLE LOADING AND TOWING Towing Your Vehicle TOWING INSTRUCTION TABLE WARNING (recreational towing) DRIVE TRAN- TOWING When you tow your vehicle, follow Your vehicle may be towed behind another TRAIN SAXLE METHOD the instructions below to avoid acci- vehicle (such as a motorhome), provided dents and damage to your vehicle.
  • Page 128 Towing Your Vehicle (recreational towing): VEHICLE LOADING AND TOWING A: 2WD VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSAXLE OR AUTOMATIC TRAN- TOWING METHOD A SAXLE FROM THE FRONT: 1) Secure the front wheels on a towing FRONT WHEELS ON A DOLLY dolly according to the instructions pro- AND REAR WHEELS ON THE GROUND vided by the dolly manufacturer.
  • Page 129 Towing Your Vehicle (recreational towing): VEHICLE LOADING AND TOWING B: 2WD VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSAXLE TOWING METHOD B 1) Shift the manual transaxle lever into FROM THE FRONT: neutral. FOUR WHEELS ON THE GROUND 2) Turn the ignition key to the “ACC” posi- tion to unlock the steering wheel.
  • Page 130 VEHICLE LOADING AND TOWING MEMO 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 131: Inspection And Maintenance

    INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE Maintenance Schedule ............8-2 Periodic Maintenance Schedule ........8-2 Maintenance Recommended under Severe Driving Conditions ................8-5 Drive Belt ................8-7 Engine Oil and Filter ............8-7 Gear Oil ................8-10 Automatic Transaxle (AT) Fluid ......... 8-11 Engine Coolant ..............
  • Page 132 • Do not touch ignition wires or other SUZUKI. Do not touch air bag sys- ignition system parts when starting tem components, seat belt preten- the engine or when the engine is...
  • Page 133: Maintenance Schedule

    “I” : Inspect and correct or replace performed your if necessary authorized SUZUKI dealer or a quali- “L” : Lubricate fied service technician. If you are qualified, you may perform mainte- NOTE: nance on the unmarked items by •...
  • Page 134 Periodic Maintenance Schedule: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE • Class 1: Gasoline engine with the oxygen sen- • For Item 2-1. “Nickel plugs”, replace every 50000 km if the local law requires. • Class 2: Gasoline engine without the oxygen •...
  • Page 135 Periodic Maintenance Schedule: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE *Interval: This interval should be judged by odometer km (x1000) reading or months, whichever comes first. miles (x1000) months CHASSIS AND BODY *6-1. Clutch pedal – –...
  • Page 136: Maintenance Recommended Under Severe Driving Conditions

    Maintenance Recommended under Severe Driving Condi- tions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE Maintenance Recommended under Severe Driving Conditions If the car is usually used under the conditions corresponding to any severe condition code given below, it is recommended that applica- ble maintenance operation be performed at the particular interval as given in the chart below.
  • Page 137 Maintenance Recommended under Severe Driving Condi- tions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE Severe Maintenance Maintenance Maintenance Interval Condition Code Operation Every 30000 km (18000 miles) – B – – E – – H Automatic transaxle fluid change or 24 months Every 15000 km (9000 miles) –...
  • Page 138: Drive Belt

    If you need to replace or adjust the belt DEF: 7 – 8 mm (0.28 – 0.31 in.) have it done by your SUZUKI dealer. Be sure that the engine oil you use comes under the quality classification of SG, SH, SJ or SL.
  • Page 139 Engine Oil and Filter: 1, 2 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE Oil Level Check Changing Engine Oil and Filter CAUTION Drain the engine oil while the engine is still warm. Failure to check the oil level regularly could lead to serious engine trouble EXAMPLE due to insufficient oil.
  • Page 140 Engine Oil and Filter: 1, 2 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE WARNING EXAMPLE (Continued) To minimize your exposure to used oil, wear a long-sleeve shirt and moisture-proof gloves (such as dish- washing gloves) when changing oil. If oil contacts your skin, wash thor- oughly with soap and water.
  • Page 141: Gear Oil: 10

    Important to accurately identify the recommended that you use a genu- viscosity and grade. position at which the filter gasket ine SUZUKI replacement filter. If We highly recommend you use: first contacts the mounting surface. you use an aftermarket filter, make...
  • Page 142: Automatic Transaxle (At) Fluid: 10

    (1) until ing a trailer. Wait until the fluid cools down SUZUKI ATF 3317 or Mobil ATF 3309 the oil level reaches the bottom of the (about 30 minutes), or the fluid level indi- filler hole, then reinstall the plug.
  • Page 143: Engine Coolant

    Since special procedures, materials, and “HOT” range on the dipstick. tools are required to change the automatic 60A208S transaxle oil, it is recommended that you trust this job to your authorized SUZUKI dealer. 8-12 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 144 Your authorized cap and the arrow on the tank. Fail- Coolant Level Check SUZUKI dealer can help you select the ure to follow this can result in cool- Check the coolant level at the reservoir proper coolant.
  • Page 145: Windshield Washer Fluid: 3

    Windshield Washer Fluid Air Cleaner Since special procedures are required, we recommend you take your vehicle to your Front and rear SUZUKI dealer for coolant replacement. EXAMPLE 63J133 63J089 If the air cleaner is clogged with dust, there Check that there is washer fluid in the tank.
  • Page 146: Spark Plugs

    Windshield Washer Fluid: 3 Air Cleaner: 1, 2 Spark Plugs: 1, 2 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE Spark Plugs spark may not be produced. Remove car- bon deposits with a wire or pin and adjust EXAMPLE the spark plug gap. Correct Wrong To access the spark plugs: 1) Remove the four bolts (1) fixing the air cleaner assembly.
  • Page 147 • Never use spark plugs with the end of this book. If you wish to use a system inspected by your SUZUKI dealer. wrong thread size. brand of spark plug other than the specified plugs, consult your SUZUKI dealer.
  • Page 148: Brakes: 6

    If not, have the brake sys- “MAX” line with SAE J1703 or DOT3 brake use reclaimed fluid or fluid that has tem inspected by your SUZUKI dealer. If fluid. been stored in old or open contain- you doubt the brake pedal for the regular ers.
  • Page 149 When measuring the distance between the inspected and/or adjusted by your SUZUKI brake pedal and floor wall, be sure not to dealer. include the floor mat or rubber on the floor wall in your measurement. 8-18...
  • Page 150: Steering: 6

    Note that the value does not apply to the your SUZUKI dealer. If the brake fluid level you feel slight resistance. The play should compact spare tire, if equipped.
  • Page 151 WARNING • Check the inflation pressure from time to time while inflating the tire 54G136 • Your SUZUKI is equipped with tires gradually, until the specified pres- (1) Tread wear indicator which are all the same type and sure is obtained.
  • Page 152 Replacing the original tires with tires of a different size may result in false WARNING speedometer or odometer readings. Check with your SUZUKI dealer The compact spare tire and wheel are before purchasing replacement tires intended for temporary emergency that differ in size from the original use only.
  • Page 153 Tires: 6 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE WARNING (Continued) Loosen • When replacing the compact spare tire, use a replacement tire with the exact same size and construction. Tighten Changing Wheels 63J091 54G116 To change a wheel, use the following pro- Tightening torque for wheel nut cedure: 85 Nm (8.5 kg-m, 61.5 lb-ft) 1) Remove the jack, tools and spare...
  • Page 154: Battery: 9

    Tires: 6 Battery: 9 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE Battery Fuses EXAMPLE Your vehicle has three types of fuses, as WARNING described below: Main fuse • Batteries produce flammable hydrogen gas. Keep flames and The main fuse takes current directly from the battery. sparks away from the battery or an explosion may occur.
  • Page 155 Battery: 9 Fuses: 7 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE Fuses in the Engine Compartment (12) – Air compressor relay (Left Hand Drive Vehicle) (13) – Automatic transaxle relay (14) Heater fuse (15) Fuel injection fuse (10) (16) Air compressor fuse (11) (12) (13) (17) Automatic transaxle fuse...
  • Page 156 When replacing the main fuse, a primary fuse or an individual fuse, use a genuine SUZUKI replacement. To remove a fuse, use the fuse puller pro- vided in the fuse box. The amperage of...
  • Page 157 Have your vehicle (17) – Blank inspected immediately your (18) Heater SUZUKI dealer. (19) – Blank (20) Radio / Dome (21) Rear defogger (22) Horn / Hazard (23) – Blank (24) –...
  • Page 158: Bulb Replacement: 7

    CAUTION Frequent replacement of a bulb indi- cates the need for an inspection of the electrical system. This should be carried out by your SUZUKI dealer. 8-27 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 159 Bulb Replacement: 7 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE Side Turn Signal Light Other General Lights Bulb Bulb holder EXAMPLE EXAMPLE 54G124 64J195 As the bulb is built-in type, the light assem- (3) Removal 54G123 (4) Installation bly must be replaced. Remove the light (1) Removal assembly by sliding the light housing front- (2) Installation...
  • Page 160 Bulb Replacement: 7 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE Front parking light (1) License plate light High-mount stop light Front turn signal light (2) 75F087 63J106 63J097 Luggage compartment light To remove a high-mounted stop light hous- Rear combination light ing the following procedure: 1) Open the tailgate, and remove the nuts (1) as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 161: Wiper Blades

    NOTE: Some wiper blades may be different from the ones described here depending on 63J107 vehicle specifications. If so, consult your SUZUKI dealer for proper replacement method. 8-30 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 162 Wiper Blades: 3 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE For windshield wipers: Removal EXAMPLE EXAMPLE 60A260 70G119 Installation 1) Hold the wiper arm away from the win- dow. 54G130 2) Squeeze lock (1) towards wiper arm (2) and remove the wiper frame from the 54G132 arm as shown.
  • Page 163 Wiper Blades: 3 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE For rear wipers: 54G135 65D151 (1) Retainer NOTE: Do not flex the wiper blade frame end 4) If the new blade is provided without the more than necessary. If you do, it can two metal retainers, move them from break off.
  • Page 164: Air Conditioning System: 4

    Wiper Blades: 3 Air Conditioning System: 4 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE Air Conditioning System If you do not use the air conditioner for a long period, such as during winter, it may not give the best performance when you start using it again. To help maintain opti- mum performance and durability of your air conditioner, it needs to be run periodically.
  • Page 165: Emergency Service

    EMERGENCY SERVICE EMERGENCY SERVICE Jacking Instructions ............9-1 Jump Starting Instructions ..........9-2 Towing .................. 9-4 If the Starter Does Not Operate .......... 9-4 If the Engine is Flooded ............9-5 If the Engine Overheats ............9-5 If You Can Not Shift Automatic Transaxle Gearshift Lever Out of “P”...
  • Page 166: Jacking Instructions: 5

    Jacking Instructions: 5 EMERGENCY SERVICE Jacking Instructions 75F062 54G253 1) Place the vehicle on level, hard ground. 63J068 2) Set the parking brake firmly and shift into “P” (Park) if your vehicle has an automatic transaxle, or shift into “R” (Reverse) if your vehicle has a manual transaxle.
  • Page 167: Jump Starting Instructions

    • Never run the engine when the your vehicle inspected vehicle is supported by the jack authorized SUZUKI dealer. and never allow passengers to • To avoid harm to yourself or dam- remain in the vehicle. age to your vehicle or battery, fol- low the jump starting instructions below precisely and in order.
  • Page 168 Jump Starting Instructions: 9, 10 EMERGENCY SERVICE CAUTION WARNING Your vehicle should not be started by Never connect the jump lead directly pushing or towing. This starting to the negative (–) terminal of the dis- method could result in permanent charged battery, or an explosion may damage to the catalytic converter.
  • Page 169: Towing: 6

    1) From the front, with the front wheels SUZUKI dealer. lifted and the rear wheels on the CAUTION ground. Before towing, make sure that the parking brake is released. The steering column is not strong...
  • Page 170: If The Engine Is Flooded

    If the Engine is Flooded: If the Engine Overheats: EMERGENCY SERVICE If the Engine is Flooded If the Engine Overheats pump, and radiator and heater hoses. If you locate any leaks that may have If the engine is flooded with gasoline, it The engine could overheat temporarily caused the overheating, do not run the may be hard to start.
  • Page 171: If You Can Not Shift Automatic Transaxle Gearshift Lever Out Of "P" (Park)

    If the Engine Overheats: EMERGENCY SERVICE If You Can Not Shift 2) If the engine is running, stop the engine. Automatic Transaxle 3) Make sure the key is in the “ON” or Gearshift Lever Out of “P” “ACC” position. 4) Remove the cover (1) over the button. (PARK) 5) With pushing the release button by the key or the flat end rod, shift the gear-...
  • Page 172 EMERGENCY SERVICE of Park in the normal way. Jump starting may correct the condition. If not, follow the procedure described below. This proce- dure will permit changing the transaxle out of Park. 1) Be sure the parking brake is firmly applied.
  • Page 173: Body Work Care

    BODY WORK CARE BODY WORK CARE Corrosion Prevention ............10-1 Vehicle Cleaning ..............10-2 60G412 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 174 Corrosion Prevention: 5 BODY WORK CARE Corrosion Prevention vehicle which are not well ventilated to wash off, an additional cleaner may be permit quick drying. required. Be sure that any cleaner you use It is important to take good care of your is not harmful to painted surfaces and is vehicle to protect it from corrosion.
  • Page 175 Corrosion Prevention: 5 Vehicle Cleaning: 5 BODY WORK CARE Store your vehicle in a dry, well-venti- Vehicle Cleaning Cleaning the Interior lated area Vinyl upholstery Do not park your vehicle in a damp, poorly Prepare a solution of soap or mild deter- ventilated area.
  • Page 176 Vehicle Cleaning: 5 BODY WORK CARE Carpets Washing When washing the vehicle, park it where Remove dirt and soil as much as possible direct sunlight does not fall on it and follow with a vacuum cleaner. Using a mild soap the instructions below: solution, rub stained areas with a clean 1) Flush the underside of body and wheel...
  • Page 177 Vehicle Cleaning: 5 BODY WORK CARE sponge or soft cloth. The sponge or Waxing cloth should be frequently soaked in the soap solution. CAUTION When using a commercial car wash product, observe the cautions speci- fied by the manufacturer. Never use strong household detergents...
  • Page 178 BODY WORK CARE MEMO 10-5 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 179: General Information

    GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION Vehicle Identification ............11-1 54G072 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 180 Whenever you have occasion to consult your SUZUKI dealer, remember to identify your vehicle with this number. Should you find the number difficult to read, you will also find it on the identifica- tion plate.
  • Page 181: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS SPECIFICATIONS NOTE: Specifications are subject to change with- M/T: Manual transaxle out notice. A/T: Automatic transaxle ITEM: Dimensions UNIT: mm (in.) Overall length 3695 (145.5) Overall width 1690(66.5) Overall height 1510 (59.4) Wheelbase 2390 (94.1) Track front 1470 (57.9) rear 1480 (58.3) Ground clearance...
  • Page 182 SPECIFICATIONS ITEM: Engine Type M13A (DOHC) M15A (DOHC) ← Number of cylinders ← Bore 78.0 mm (3.07 in.) Stroke 69.5 mm (2.74 in.) 78.0 mm (3.07 in.) Piston displacement 1328 cm (1328 cc, 81.0 cu.in) 1490 cm (1490 cc, 90.9 cu.in) ←...
  • Page 183 SPECIFICATIONS ITEM: Lights WATTAGE BULB No. Headlight 12V 60/55W Turn signal light front 12V 21W WY21W rear 12V 21W P21W Side turn signal light 12V 5W WY5W Clearance light 12V 5W Tail/brake light 12V 5/21W P21/5W License plate light 12V 5W Reversing light 12V 21W P21W...
  • Page 184 SPECIFICATIONS ITEM: Steering Toe-in 0 + 1.0 / – 0.5 mm (0 + 0.04 / – 0.02 in.) Camber angle 0° 0’ ± 1° Caster angle 5° 12’ ± 2° ITEM: Capacities (approx.) Coolant (including reservoir tank) 6.2 L (10.9 Imp pt) Fuel tank 43 L (9.5 Imp gal) Engine oil...
  • Page 185: Supplement

    SUPPLEMENT SUPPLEMENT For Saudi Arabia (GCC) Specification Vehicle ....13-1 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 186 For Australia: SUPPLEMENT For Saudi Arabia (GCC) Manual transaxle vehicles Automatic transaxle vehicles Specification Vehicle Turn to “LOCK” Ignition Switch Push 60G033 62J083 You must push in the key to turn it to the The gearshift lever must be in the “P” “LOCK”...
  • Page 187 SUZUKI dealer. • Do not leave the ignition switch in (ON) the “ON” position if the engine is This is the normal operating position. All not running as the battery will dis- electrical systems are on.
  • Page 188 SUPPLEMENT 13-3 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 189: Index

    INDEX INDEX Symbols Braking ................. 5-6 Bulb Replacement ............... 8-27 “AIR BAG” Light ..............3-5 Numerics Catalytic Converter ............. 5-9 4-Speed Automatic Transaxle ..........5-4 Central Door Locking System ..........1-3 Changing Engine Oil and Filter ......... 8-8 A/T Selector Position Indicator ..........3-7 Changing Wheels ..............
  • Page 190 INDEX Electric Window Controls ...........1-12 Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) .........1-20 Hazard Warning Switch ............3-10 Engine Coolant ..............8-12 Heated Rear Window Switch ..........3-11 Engine Hood ................4-10 Heating and Air Conditioning System ......3-14 Engine Oil and Filter ............8-7 High-Speed Driving ............. 6-1 Engine Oil Consumption .............5-2 Horn ..................
  • Page 191 INDEX Outside Rearview Mirrors ..........1-14 Keyless Entry System ............1-7 Keyless Start System ............1-4 Parking Brake ..............8-18 Keyless Start System Indicator Light ........3-6 Parking Brake Lever ............4-1 Keys ..................1-2 Pedal ..................4-2 Periodic Maintenance Schedule ........8-2 Power Assisted Brakes ............5-7 Lap belt .................1-22 Lap-Shoulder Belt ..............1-20 Lighting Operation ..............2-4...
  • Page 192 INDEX Specified Oil .................8-7 Vehicle With Keyless Start System ........2-2 Speedometer ................3-7 Vehicle Without Keyless Start System ......2-1 Starting the Engine ..............5-3 Steering ................8-19 Warning and Indicator Lights ..........3-3 Sun Visor ................4-8 Washing ................10-3 Supplemental Restraint System (air bags) .......1-34 Waxing .................
  • Page 193 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 194 DECLARATION of CONFORMITY We, Calsonic Kansei Corp. hereby declare, at our sole responsibility, that the following product conforms to the Essential Require- ments of the Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive 1999/5/EC in accordance with the tests conducted to the appropriate requirements of the relevant standards, as listed herewith.
  • Page 195 DECLARATION of CONFORMITY We, Calsonic Kansei Corp. hereby declare, at our sole responsibility, that the following product conforms to the Essential Require- ments of the Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive 1999/5/EC in accordance with the tests conducted to the appropriate requirements of the relevant standards, as listed herewith.
  • Page 196 DECLARATION of CONFORMITY We, Calsonic Kansei Corp. hereby declare, at our sole responsibility, that the following product conforms to the Essential Require- ments of the Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive 1999/5/EC in accordance with the tests conducted to the appropriate requirements of the relevant standards, as listed herewith.
  • Page 197 DECLARATION of CONFORMITY We, Calsonic Kansei Corp. hereby declare, at our sole responsibility, that the following product conforms to the Essential Require- ments of the Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive 1999/5/EC in accordance with the tests conducted to the appropriate requirements of the relevant standards, as listed herewith.
  • Page 198 MEMO 63JP0-01E...
  • Page 199 BATTERY LABEL SYMBOL MEANINGS No smoking, no naked flames, no sparks Battery acid Shield eyes Note operating instructions Keep away from children Explosive gas Prepared by June, 2005 Part No. 99011-63JP0-01E Printed in Japan TP196 63JP0-01E...

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