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NHTSA — Fuel System, Gasoline Problems


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,508 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 232012

Grand Vitara

  • 77,069 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Suzuki Grand vitara. The contact was driving 15 mph when blue smoke emitted from the exhaust, along with the smell of fuel. The check engine and eg warning lights illumnated on the instrument panel prior to the failure. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The dealer stated that a failure in the ground wire for the fuel injector caused the failure. The manufacturer was notified. The vehicle was repaired. The failure and current mileages were 77,069.

- Pittsburg, PA, USA

problem #3

Jun 172011

Grand Vitara

  • 30,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Suzuki Grand vitara. The contact stated that a strong odor of fuel emits from the vehicle while driving or parked. The contact also stated that the transmission would not down shift. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer on several occasions where they were unable to diagnose the fuel system failure. The contact was then informed that the transmission fluid needed to be replaced, as it was the cause of the down shifting failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 30,000 and the current mileage was 36,500.

- Tucson , AZ, USA

problem #2

May 012010

Grand Vitara

  • 59,000 miles
Low beam headlights frequently burn out airbag seat sensor twice changed, now it is out of warranty. Check engine light turns on frequently. Ac blows hot air suddenly. Power steering plastic tensioner may break out. Rear wheel cover impact wiil dent backdoor.

- Aguadilla, PR, USA

problem #1

Aug 272007

Grand Vitara 6-cyl

  • 3,963 miles
2006 Suzuki Grand vitara with several problems. Consumer states that the problems are: Steering shaft, engine making a knocking noise, engine light illumination, gasoline odor from engine and seat warmer not working. The engine noise was due to the camshaft timing belt which needed to be re-torqued. The purge valve was replaced due to the engine light being on.

- Irvine, CA, USA

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