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2008 Suzuki XL7 Manual

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  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2008 OWNER'S MANUAL Keep With Vehicle At All Times. Contains Important Information On Safety, Operation & Maintenance. Part No. 99011-78J01-03E August, 2007
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    This owner's manual applies to the XL7 series: NOTE: The illustrated model is one of the XL7 series. © COPYRIGHT SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION 2007
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... one; SUZUKI products are a great value that will give you years of driving pleasure. This Owner’s Manual ...next owner. In addition to the Owner’s Manual, the other booklets provided with your SUZUKI explain the vehicleମ. will provide the best possible service and use only genuine SUZUKI parts and ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    SERVICE STATION GUIDE 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Fuel (see section 5) Engine hood (see section 5) Tire changing tools (see section 5) Engine oil dipstick (see section 5) Engine coolant (see section 5) Windshield washer fluid (see section 5) Battery (see section 5) Tire pressure (see ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    TABLE OF CONTENTS California Proposition 65 Warning SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS FEATURES AND CONTENTS INSTRUMENT PANEL DRIVING YOUR VEHICLE SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE GENERAL INFORMATION INDEX 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 WARNING Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... messages become difficult to read, have it corrected by your SUZUKI dealer. 1. Airbag warning labels (on both sunvisors) ...tank cap message 5. Dynamo meter warning label 6. Air conditioner warning label 7. Battery label 8. ...Side air bag warning label 10. Side air bag warning label (3 seats model only)...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... may be discrepancies between information in this manual and your vehicle. SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION reserves ... IF YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS WITH YOUR SUZUKI: Please review the New Vehicle Warranty ...supplied with your SUZUKI. Should you have a question or problem regarding the warranty or service of your ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...Band) radios may cause electronic interference with your vehicle's ignition system, resulting in vehicle performance problems. Consult your SUZUKI dealer or qualified service technician for advice on installing such mobile communication equipment. ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... Features and Controls in Section 2 • Instrument Panel Overview in Section 3 • Climate Controls in Section 3 • Warning Lights, Gauges and Indicators in Section 3 • Audio System(s) in Section 3 • Engine Compartment Overview in Section 5 These are ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
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  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS Front Seats ...1-1 Rear Seats ...1-5 Safety Belts ...1-8 Child Restraints ...1-17 Airbag System ...1-31 Restraint System Check ...1-40 1
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS Front Seats Manual Seats WARNING You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could startle and confuse you, or make you...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... turn the heated seats back on, press the desired button. Manual Reclining Seatbacks WARNING You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could startle and ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crash, you could go into it, receiving neck... lap belt cannot do its job either. In a crash, the belt could go up over ... is at the same height as the top of the occupant's head. This position reduces the chance of a neck injury in a crash....
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... skis, be sure any such cargo is not near an airbag. In a crash, an inflating airbag might force that object toward a person. ... on this seatback can strike and injure people in a sudden stop or turn, or in a crash. Remove or secure all items before driving. To fold the seatback, do the following: 1) ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... is locked in place. The recliner lever is also used to recline the seatback while a passenger is seated. Refer to "Manual Reclining Seatbacks" in this section. WARNING If the seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...seatback in the upright position. CAUTION Folding a rear seat with the safety belts still fastened may... cause injury in a sudden stop or crash. Be sure to return the seat to the passenger seating position... it. 4) Fold the seatback forward. Folding a rear seat with the safety belts still fastened may...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... not locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person ...could cause injury in a sudden stop or crash. Be sure to return the seat to the passenger seating position.... the seatback forward. CAUTION Folding a rear seat with the safety belts still fastened may ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ...: They Are for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also ... belts. Refer to "Safety Belt Reminders" in "Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators" in the "Instrument ... 40 years of safety belts in vehicles, the facts are clear. In most crashes buckling up...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ...stop the vehicle. The rider does not stop. or the instrument panel... 805935 805926 805931 or the safety belts! With safety belts, you slow down as the... your Put someone on it. The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... 1-9
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... that unbelted people are hurt more often in crashes than those who are wearing safety belts. Occupants who are not buckled up can be thrown out of the vehicle in a crash. And 809246 ... to take belt restraining forces. The shoulder belt locks if there is a sudden stop or crash. 1-10
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which ... hurt if your lap belt is too loose. In a crash, you could slide under the lap belt and ... if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...an armrest like this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slide under the belt. The belt... by not wearing the lap-shoulder belt properly. In a crash, you would not be restrained by the shoulder belt. ... you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... belt height adjustment could reduce the effectiveness of the safety belt in a crash. Refer to "Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment" later in this section. 1378723 805951 Answer: .... WARNING You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you would not have the full width of...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... belt. It may be necessary to pull stitching on the safety belt through the latch plate to fully ... adjustment could reduce the effectiveness of the safety belt in a crash. 1378907 1378915 To unlatch the belt, ... plate should rest on the stitching on the safety belt, near the guide loop. Before you ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... the early stages of a moderate to severe frontal, near frontal, or rear crash if the threshold conditions for pretensioner activation are ...Restraint System Parts After a Crash" in this section. Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides Rear shoulder belt comfort guides may provide added safety belt comfort ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... child seats. To wear it, attach it to the regular safety belt. For more information, see the instruction sheet that comes with the extender. 1400065 1379057 4) Buckle, position, and release the safety belt ... around you, you should use it. But if a safety belt is not long enough, your dealer ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...even fatal internal injuries in a crash. Also refer to "Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides"...booster seats should wear the vehicle's safety belts. The manufacturer's instructions that come with the booster seat,...safety belt comfort guide. Refer to "Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides" under "Lap...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... belt, but the shoulder part is behind the child. In a crash, the child would not be restrained by the shoulder ...nor the age and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact,...so heavy it is not possible to hold it. For example, in a crash at only 25 mph (40 km...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations for a particular... and its head weighs so much compared with the rest of its body. In a crash, an infant in a rear-facing seat settles into the restraint, so the...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... may settle up around the child's abdomen. In a crash, the belt would apply force on a body ... in appropriate child restraints. 1878782 1878776 A rear-facing infant seat (A) provides restraint ... system holds the infant in place and, in a crash, acts to keep the infant positioned in the restraint. ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. 1877915 Keep in mind that an unsecured child ... itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if..., using safety belts. A label on your sun visor says, "Never put a rear...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... to secure more than one child restraint in the rear seat, review the following illustrations. Depending on where you place the child restraint or the size of the child...right front passenger's frontal airbag if the system detects a rear-facing child restraint, no system is fail-...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS 1507697 1507698 1507710 A. Occupant prohibited B. Child restraint using LATCH A. Child restraint using LATCH B. Occupant prohibited C. Child restraint or occupant using safety belt A. Child restraint or occupant using safety belt 1-23
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ...belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. When installing a child restraint with a top tether, you must also use either the lower anchors or the safety belts to...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... SYSTEMS Top Tether Anchor follow the instructions for your child restraint. If the child ... requires that the top tether be attached, or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top... that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear rather than the front seat. Refer...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. WARNING Children can be seriously injured or strangled if a shoulder belt is wrapped around ...s safety belt assembly. Folding an empty rear seat with the safety belts secured may cause damage ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... the top tether and the safety belts. Refer to your child restraint manufacturer instructions and the instructions in this manual. 1. Find the lower anchors for the desired ... using LATCH. If you secure a child restraint using a safety belt and it uses a top tether, Refer to "...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... Right Front Seat Position Your vehicle has airbags. A rear seat is a safer place to secure a forward-facing child ... "Passenger Sensing System" in this section and "Passenger Airbag Status Indicator" in "Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators" in the "Instrument Panel" section for more...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... right front passenger's frontal airbag, the off indicator on the passenger airbag status indicator should light and stay lit when you start the vehicle. Refer to "Passenger Airbag Status Indicator" in "Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators" in the "...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    .... 7) If your vehicle does not have a rear seat and your child restraint has a top tether, follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions regarding the use of the top tether. Refer to "... is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if necessary. 5) Pull the rest...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... crashes. They are not designed to inflate in rollover, rear crashes, or in many side crashes. Rollover capable roof-rail airbags are designed ... or in a severe frontal impact. They are not designed to inflate in rear crashes. Everyone in your vehicle should wear a safety belt properly - whether or ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... symbol. The system checks the airbag electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. Refer to "Airbag Readiness Light" in "Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators" in the "Instrument Panel" ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS Driver Side shown, Passenger Side similar Driver Side shown, Passenger Side similar...your vehicle has roof-rail airbags and a third row passenger seat, the airbags are located in the ceiling above the rear windows for the outboard passenger positions in the third row. 1-33
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ..., or in a severe frontal impact. In any particular crash, no one can say whether... in moderate to severe frontal or near-frontal crashes to help reduce the potential for severe injuries.... Deployment thresholds are used to predict how severe a crash is likely to be in time for the airbags to inflate and...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... an airbag inflates, there may be dust in the air. This dust could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone in the ..., then get fresh air by opening a window or a door. If you experience breathing problems following an ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... include airbag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to ... qualified technicians work on the airbag systems. Improper service can mean that an airbag system will not work properly. See your dealer for service. Passenger Sensing System Your vehicle has ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... a smaller person, such as a child who has outgrown child restraints. • Or, if there is a critical problem with the airbag system or the passenger sensing system. When the ... vehicle, and check with your dealer. If no rear seat is available, do not install a child restraint in this ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... system. If this ever happens, have the vehicle serviced promptly, because an adult-size person sitting in the right front passenger's seat ... that you not use seat covers or other aftermarket equipment other than any that SUZUKI has approved for your specific vehicle. Refer to "Adding Equipment ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... operate properly if the original seat trim is replaced with non-SUZUKI covers, upholstery or trim, or... Assistance. In addition, your dealer and the service manual have information about the location of the airbag .... Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... belts clean and dry. Refer to "Care of Safety Belts" in "Appearance Care" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section for more information. Airbags The airbag system ... checked if your vehicle has been in a crash, if your airbag readiness light stays on after you start ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS MEMO 1-41
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS FEATURES AND CONTROLS Keys ...2-1 Doors and Locks ...2-5 2 Windows ...2-8 Theft-Deterrent Systems ...2-9 Starting and Operating Your Vehicle ...2-11 Mirrors ...2-19 Storage Areas ...2-21 Sunroof ...2-23
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... made at any retail service facility provided you have the key code information. Store this...Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use ..., see your dealer or a qualified technician for service. Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation The vehicle's doors can be locked and unlocked from about 3 feet... range of 195 feet (60 m) away. However, the range may be less while the vehicle is running. As a result, you may need to be closer to your vehicle to turn it off than ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS deterrent system. Refer to "Content TheftDeterrent" in this section. (Vehicle Locator/Panic Alarm): Press ... in "Driver Information Center (DIC)" in the "Instrument Panel" section for instructions on how to match RKE transmitters to your vehicle. Battery Replacement ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ...Panel" section for instructions on how to enable and disable this feature. During a remote start, the climate control ...remote start feature. The vehicle may run out of fuel. To start the engine using the remote ...remote start procedure can be used again. To manually shut off the engine after a remote...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... out of the vehicle in a crash if the doors are not locked. So, wear safety belts ... prevent this from happening. There are a couple of ways to manually lock or unlock your vehicle. From the outside,... in the driver's door. From the inside, use the lock control on the door. Power Door Locks The power...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS Delayed Locking A chime will sound three times to indicate a door or ...front door power lock switch, or by lifting the rear door manual lock. 2) Open the door from the outside. Rear... Security Locks Your vehicle has rear door security locks that prevent passengers from opening the...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... its highest speed and select the control setting that will force outside air into your vehicle. See...will not open. 1799191 Use a tool to push the service release lever located on the latch until you ...The liftgate can now be opened and closed manually. You will need to use this procedure to open the ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS Windows WARNING Leaving children, helpless adults, or pets in a vehicle with... They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the vehicle move. The windows ...windows operate when the ignition is in RUN or ACC. A window switch is also located on each rear door....
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS will go all the way down. To stop the window from lowering, lift the switch all the way up and .... Press the left side of the switch to prevent rear passengers from using their window switches. The driver can still control all the windows with the lockout on. Press the right side...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    .... You do not have to manually arm or disarm the system. The security light will come on if there is a problem with arming or disarming the theftdeterrent system. When the.... If the engine will not start, see your dealer for service. 3) After the engine has started, turn the key to ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS within five seconds of removing the original key. The security light will turn off once ... III+ key, see your dealer or a locksmith who can service PASS-Key® III+ to have a new key made....sure the key is in all the way. If none of this works, then your vehicle needs service. 2-11
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS (LOCK/OFF): You will only be able to remove your key when the... accessories and to display some warning and indicator lights. The battery could be drained if you leave ... all moving parts. Your vehicle has a Computer-Controlled Cranking System. This feature assists in starting the ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS many seconds, cranking will be stopped after 15 seconds to prevent cranking ... cranking if the engine is already running. Engine cranking can be stopped by turning the ignition switch to ... a heavy-duty three-prong extension cord rated for at least 15 amps. 4) Before starting the ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... vehicle has an automatic transmission shift lock control system. You must fully apply your... several different positions for the shift lever. When using the manual shift mode a number will also appear on the telltale line below the gear selections. For more information on the manual shift option see ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... repair will not be covered by your warranty. If you are stuck, do not spin the tires. When stopping on a hill, use the brakes to hold the vehicle in place. MANUAL SHIFT ...driver selected gear unless: - The vehicle comes to a stop in the manual position, then the transmission will automatically ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... next higher gear if the engine RPM is too high. • When coming to a stop in the manual mode, the vehicle will automatically downshift to the proper ...to gain more traction on slippery surfaces. With the MANUAL SHIFT MODE, the vehicle can accelerate from a stop in SECOND (2). 1) Move the shift lever ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS CAUTION Driving with the parking brake on can overheat the brake system and ... brake is fully released and the brake warning light is off before driving. lever and pushing ... shift lever out of PARK (P), unless the ignition is in ON/ RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY and the regular brake pedal...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ...battery. Refer to "Jump Starting" in "Checking Things Under the Hood" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section for more information. To shift ... shift lever from PARK (P), consult your dealer or a professional towing service. Parking Over Things That Burn WARNING Things that can burn ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... in the “Driving Your Vehicle” section. Mirrors Manual Rearview Mirror When you are sitting in a comfortable ...into your vehicle even if the climate control fan is at the highest setting. One place ... hold the on/off button for four seconds to manually turn the system back on. Cleaning the Mirror...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ...face, for up to four seconds to turn the feature on and off. A light on the mirror will be lit while the feature is turned on. Compass Operation Press ..., and the new zone number will be set. Outside Power Mirrors The controls for the power mirrors are located on the instrument panel. To adjust the ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ...CONTROLS 2) Press the corresponding edges of the round control pad to move each mirror to the desired direction.... handles with garment hooks located in front of the rear passenger doors. WARNING A convex mirror ... along. This can cause you to lose control. What you are carrying could be violently torn...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS crossrails (if equipped) and places to use for tying things down. ... braking or abrupt maneuvers. This could result in loss of control of the vehicle. Do not exceed the maximum vehicle .... If not possible, lock one crossrail at the rear most position on the siderails and lock the ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    FEATURES AND CONTROLS Rear Storage Area Your vehicle has a rear storage ... headliner above the rearview mirror. The ignition must be in RUN or ACC, or Retained Accessory Power (RAP)...cupholders. To access the cupholders, pull the armrest down from the rear seatback. 1753772 To express-open the sunroof ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    INSTRUMENT PANEL INSTRUMENT PANEL Instrument Panel Overview ...3-1 Climate Controls ...3-10 Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators ...3-15 Driver Information Center (DIC) ...3-26 3 Audio System(s) ...3-38
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    INSTRUMENT PANEL Instrument Panel Overview 1732990 3-1
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    .... Refer to "Hood Release" in "Checking Things Under M. N. O. the Hood" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section. Tilt Wheel Lever. Refer...Systems" section. Driver Information Center Controls. Refer to "DIC Operation and Displays" in this section. Rear Window Wiper/Washer Buttons....
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...The hazard warning flashers let you warn the police and others that you have a problem. The front and rear turn signal lamps will flash on ...to-Pass. Refer to "Flash-to-Pass" in this section. • Exterior Lamp Control. Refer to "Headlamps" in this section. Turn and Lane-Change ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... out and other drivers won't see your turn signal. If a bulb is burned out, replace it to help avoid an accident. If the...fuse, refer to "Fuses and Circuit Breakers" in "Electrical System" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section and for burnedout bulbs. 1799557 When the high beams ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ...the button when enough fluid has been sprayed on the window. The rear wiper will run a few more cycles after it is released. ... Refer to "Windshield Washer Fluid" in "Checking Things Under the Hood" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section. Cruise Control With cruise control, you can ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    INSTRUMENT PANEL Setting Cruise Control The cruise control light on the instrument panel cluster ... set earlier. How- The cruise control buttons are located on the left side of the steering wheel. (On/Off... system on and off. The indicator light is on when cruise control is on and turns off when cruise...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ...Of course, applying the brakes ends cruise control. Many drivers find this to be too much trouble and do not use cruise control on.... Ending Cruise Control There are three ways to end cruise control: • Step lightly on the brake pedal. • Press the button on the steering wheel. • Press the button ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...misty conditions. Instrument Panel Brightness This feature controls the brightness of the instrument panel lights. 1788862 808603 The button for your ... on the instrument panel to the left of the steering column. Turn the control to the right to brighten the lights or to the left to dim them. Dome...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... The cargo lamp is located over the rear compartment, and is controlled by the dome lamp. Refer ... be displayed, such as Battery Saver Active or Service Battery Charging System. If this message... up or down. This is normal. If there is a problem, an alert will be displayed. The battery can be discharged...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... use equipment exceeding maximum amperage rating of 20 amperes. Check with your dealer... equipment, be sure to follow the installation instructions included with the equipment. Climate Controls Automatic Climate... or adapter fuses. If you experience a problem, see your dealer for additional information...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    INSTRUMENT PANEL Automatic Climate Control System with Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System the system to heat or cool .... The next time AUTO fan or AUTO mode is selected, the air inlet resets back to AUTO operation. Manual Operation (Fan): Turn the left knob to increase or decrease the fan speed....
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... Climate Control System. Press it to turn on the rear heating and air conditioning. Refer ... has a Rear Climate Control System, use this button to switch between outside air .... When this button is pressed, an indicator light on the button comes on to show that the air conditioning is activated. On hot ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...the system on, press the AUX button on the front climate control system, an indicator light will be lit. Pressing the AUX button the first time...vehicle that may block the flow of air into your vehicle. • Do not use any non-SUZUKI approved hood deflectors that could adversely affect the performance ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...are located near third row seats. Passenger Compartment Air Filter Outside air is routed through a passenger...the "Maintenance Schedule" section for when to replace the filter. To change the passenger compartment air filter, use the following steps: 1732690 Fan Knob Turn the left knob clockwise...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... also save you or others from injury. Warning lights come on when there may be or is a problem with one of your vehicle's functions. As.... Often gages and warning lights work together to let you know when there is a problem with your vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on and stays on when...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... is already buckled, neither the chime nor the light will come on. Passenger Safety Belt Reminder ... Systems" section for more information. The passenger safety belt light will also come on and... light will be repeated if the passenger remains unbuckled and the vehicle is in motion. 808234 The safety...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...s electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes ..., have your vehicle serviced right away if the airbag readiness light stays on after you ... If the light does not come on then, have it fixed immediately. If there is a problem with...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... on, or if there are no lights at all, there may be a problem with the lights or the passenger sensing system. See your dealer for service. Charging System Light 812700 WARNING If the airbag readiness light in the instrument panel cluster ever ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    .... It may take longer to stop. If the light is still on, have the vehicle towed for service. Refer to "... be ready to warn you if there is a problem. If the ABS light stays on, turn the ignition off, ... driving, your vehicle needs service. If the regular brake system warning light is not on, you still ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...Engine Overheating" in "Checking Things Under the Hood" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section for more ...limit wheel spin. If the traction control system warning light comes on and stays ... is turned on, your vehicle needs service. Refer to "Traction Control System (TCS)" in "Your...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... Refer to "Tires" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section for more information. If a problem is detected with the Tire Pressure Monitor System,... on, have it repaired. The check engine light comes on to indicate that there is an OBD II problem and service is required. Malfunctions often ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...and could damage the emission control system on your vehicle. Diagnosis and service might be required. • Light On Steady An emission control system malfunction has been ... on your vehicle. Diagnosis and service might be required. If the Light is Flashing The following can prevent more...
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    .... If it does not have your vehicle serviced. When the light comes on and stays on, it means that ...other system problem. 806876 If this light comes on and stays on for 30 seconds, it means that service is ...as possible and have your vehicle serviced. Security Light CAUTION Lack of proper engine oil ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... drive your vehicle. If this light stays on, see your SUZUKI dealer as soon as possible ...Beam Changer" in this section for more information. Cruise Control Light Service All-Wheel Drive ...stay on to indicate that there may be a problem with the drive system and service is required. Refer to "All-...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... this light will come on if a condition exists that may require the vehicle to be taken in for service. If the light comes on, see your dealer for service as soon as possible. Fuel Gage Door Ajar Light 1734979 This light will come on when a door is ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    .... None of these show a problem with your fuel gage: • At the service station, the fuel pump shuts off ... and Specifications" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section. 1406936 Low Fuel Warning Light Driver ... add fuel the light should go off. If it does not, have your vehicle serviced. A ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... (km). This display will also show the outside air temperature in either degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or degrees ... odometer. This display will also show the outside air temperature in either degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or degrees ... (Average) ECON (Economy) Press the trip/fuel button until AVG (Average) ECON ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... Oil” in “Checking Things Under the Hood” in the “Service and Appearance Care” section. In addition ... button again until the DIC displays REAR TIRES PSI (kPa) LR ## RR ... will appear in the display. Refer to “Inflation - Tire Pressure” in “Tires” in the “Service and Appearance Careମ.
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... information. If the tire pressure display shows dashes instead of a value, there may be a problem with your vehicle. If this consistently occurs, see your dealer for service. ... information. If there is a problem with the battery charging system, the DIC will display SERVICE BATTERY CHARGING ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... off accessories, such as interior fans, rear defogger, and heated seats. Turn ... the Change Engine Oil Light in the instrument panel cluster turns on when service is required for the vehicle.... Vehicle” section, and “Inflation - Tire Pressure” in “Tires” in the “Service and Appearance Careମ.
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...pressure is low, the low tire pressure warning light comes on. Refer to "Tire Pressure Light"... should be taken to your dealer for service as soon as possible. FUEL LEVEL LOW This message ..., "Low Fuel Warning Light" in this section and "Filling the Tank" in "Fuel" in the "Service and ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    .... Have the brake system serviced by your dealer as soon as possible. SERVICE STABILITY CTRL (Control) This message displays if there has been a problem detected with the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system. A warning light also appears on the instrument panel ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... by your dealer as soon as possible. SERVICE THEFT DETERRENT SYSTEM This message displays when there is a problem with the theft-deterrent system. A .... If the warning comes on and stays on, there may be a problem with the TPMS. See your dealer. SERVICE TRACTION CONTROL This message displays when the ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ...Inflation - Tire Pressure" in "Tires" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section for more information. TRACTION CONTROL OFF This message displays ... low. • There is a TCS failure. See your dealer for service. TRACTION CONTROL ON This message displays when the Traction Control System (...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    INSTRUMENT PANEL Feature Settings Menu Items The following are personalization features that allow you to program settings to the vehicle: DISPLAY ENGLISH This feature will only display if a language other than English has been set. This feature allows you to change the language in which the DIC ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... on the second press of the lock button on the RKE transmitter. • HORN/LIGHTS ON (default): The exterior lamps will flash when you press the lock ... not flash when you press the unlock button on the RKE transmitter. • LIGHTS ON (default): The exterior lamps will flash when you press the unlock ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ...setting is displayed on the DIC. APPRCH (Approach) LIGHTNG (Lighting) This feature allows you to select whether... turn on briefly during low light periods after unlocking the vehicle using the RKE... through the following settings: • OFF: The exterior lights will not turn on when you unlock the vehicle...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... of PARK (P). The vehicle is no longer in ON/RUN. The trip/fuel DIC button is pressed. The end ... vehicle is parked: • Familiarize yourself with all of its controls. • Familiarize yourself with its operation. • Set up... stations using the presets and steering wheel controls if the vehicle has them...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... Press the button again until the clock display stops flashing to set the currently displayed time; otherwise, the flashing stops after five seconds and the current time displayed is automatically ... set the time and date, follow these instructions: 1) Turn the radio on. 2) Press the button and ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... and date. To set the time and date, follow these instructions: 1) Turn the ignition key to ACC/ACCESSORY or ON/RUN. Press the knob, located in the ... from month/day/year to day/ month/year, follow these instructions: 1) Press the button and then the pushbutton located under the ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    .... If this happens, contact the radio station. XMTM Satellite Radio Service XMTM is a satellite radio service that is based in the 48 contiguous United States and 10 Canadian provinces. XMTM ... XMTM Radio Online for when you are not in your vehicle. A service fee is required to receive the XMTM ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... to display the time. (Information) (XMTM Satellite Radio Service, MP3, and RDS Features): Press the ... stations using the presets, favorites button, and steering wheel controls, if your vehicle has them. ... the knob or EQ button until the desired tone control label displays. Turn the knob clockwise or ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... button to select preset equalization settings. To return to the manual mode, press the EQ button until ... country, talk, jazz, and classical. Selecting MANUAL or changing bass or treble, returns the EQ to... audio system, your EQ settings are either MANUAL or TALK. Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade) ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ...quickly adjust all speaker and tone controls to the middle position, press the knob for more ...vehicle and it must be returned to your dealer for service. LOC or Locked: This message displays when the THEFTLOCK®...up the radio. Take the vehicle to your dealer for service. If any error occurs repeatedly ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... Load All Discs displays. 2) Follow the displayed instruction on when to insert the discs. The CD player takes up... or radio is turned on, the CD starts playing where it stopped, if it was the last selected audio source....cm) single CDs with an adapter ring. Full-size CDs and the smaller CDs are loaded ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    INSTRUMENT PANEL (Tune): Turn the knob to select tracks on the CD currently playing. SEEK : Press the left SEEK arrow to go to the start of the current track, if more than ten seconds have played. Press the right SEEK arrow to go to the next track. If either the left or right SEEK arrow is held, or...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    .... When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD starts playing where it stopped, if it was the last selected audio source. The CD is controlled by the buttons on the radio faceplate. The DVD/CD decks, (upper slot is the DVD deck and the lower...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    .... Player Error: If there are disc LOAD problems. or disc CHECK DISC: If this error message ... and try again. • There could have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label could be ... radio displays an error message, write it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. 3-48
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...(RSE) system and starts the parental control feature which prevents the rear seat occupant from operating the Rear Seat Audio (RSA) system or the remote control. A lock symbol appears ...): Turn the knob to change tracks on a CD or DVD, to manually tune a radio station, or to change clock or ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... the tag options listed below for more information. The rear seat passenger navigates the DVD-V menus and controls through the remote control. Refer ... when the DVDA is inserted into the DVD slot. It must be manually turned on by the rear seat occupant through the remote control power button. / (Play/...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... softkeys to be pressed (either by softkey or by the rear seat passenger using the remote control). Loading a disc ... pressed twice on the remote control. If the disc has been ejected or the stop button has ... displays when there are disc load or eject problems. Disc Format Error: This message displays,...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... later in this section, or "Audio/Video (A/V) Jacks" under, "Rear Seat Entertainment System" in this section for more information.... files can be recorded with the following fixed bit rates: 32 kbps, 40 kbps, 56 kbps... kbps, and 320 kbps or a variable bit rate. Song title, artist name, and album...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    .... Organize songs by albums using one folder for each album. Each folder or album should contain 18 songs or less. • Avoid subfolders. The system can support up to 8 subfolders deep, however, keep the total number of folders to a minimum in order to reduce the complexity and confusion in trying to ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... off with a CD-R or CD-RW in the player it stays in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD-R or CD-RW starts to play where it stopped, if it was the last selected audio source. As each new track starts to play, the track number and song title displays. EJECT: Press the CD EJECT ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... and 40 sessions. • Create a folder structure that makes it easy to find songs while driving. Organize songs by albums using one folder for each album. Each folder or album should contain 18 songs or less. • Avoid subfolders. The system can support up to 8 subfolders deep, however, 3-55
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    INSTRUMENT PANEL keep the total number of folders to a minimum in order to reduce the complexity and confusion in trying to locate a particular folder during playback. • Make sure playlists have a .m3u, .wpl or .pls extension, other file extensions might not work. • Minimize the length of the ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...with a CD-R or CD-RW in the player, it stays in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD-R or CD-RW starts to play where it stopped, if it was the last selected audio source. As each new track starts to play, the track number and song title displays. CD (Eject): Press and release ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... Input Jack(s)" later in this section, or "Audio/Video (A/V) Jacks" under, "Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System" in this section for more ... into top DVD slot, the rear seat operator can turn on the video screen and use the remote control to navigate the CD (tracks only) through the remote ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... disappear shortly. Channel Off Air: This channel is not currently in service. Tune to another channel. ... message appears after having your vehicle serviced, check with your dealer. XM Radio ...radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. Unknown: If this message is received when tuned ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... advanced, can never replace your own judgment. See the Navigation System manual for some tips to help you reduce distractions while driving. When the radio is turned back on, Parental Control is unlocked. Before You Drive The RSE is designed for rear seat passengers only. The driver cannot ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    .... Adapter connectors or cables may be required to connect the auxiliary device to the A/V jacks. Refer to the manufacturer's instructions for proper usage. The A/V jacks are color coded to match typical home entertainment system equipment. The yellow ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... and the infrared receivers for the remote control. They are located at the rear of the console. CAUTION Avoid... bright light can affect the ability of the RSE transmitter to receive signals from the remote control... can also affect the function of the remote control. If a CD or DVD is in the Radio DVD...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...Refer to "Radio(s)" in this section for more information. Remote control buttons the button. This button only operates ... menu. 1523717 CAUTION Storing the remote control in a hot area or in direct sunlight can ..., make sure the universal remote control uses a code set of Toshiba®. (Power): Press ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... Press the button to fast forward the DVD or CD. To stop fast forwarding a DVD video, press the..., do the following: 1) Slide the rear cover back on the remote control. 2) Replace the two batteries .... 3) Replace the battery cover. If the remote control is to be stored for a long period of time, remove ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    INSTRUMENT PANEL Problem No power. The picture does not fill the screen. There are black borders on the... sides or it looks stretched out. In auxiliary mode, the picture moves or scrolls. The remote control does not work. Recommended Action The ignition might not be turned ON/RUN or in ACC/ACCESSORY. ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... message displays when there are disc load or eject problems. Disc Format Error: This message displays, ... recognition. See "Voice Recognition" in the Navigation System manual for more information. SRCE (Source): Press this...not operate if stolen. Audio Steering Wheel Controls If your vehicle has ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... chapter while sourced to the CD/DVD slot. XMTM Satellite Radio Service XMTM Satellite Radio Service gives digital radio reception from coast-to-coast in the 48 contiguous United States, and ...AM/FM radio and the XMTM Satellite Radio Service System. Keep this antenna clear of snow and ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    DRIVING YOUR VEHICLE DRIVING YOUR VEHICLE Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle ...4-1 Towing ...4-14 4
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... reasons for these laws. The obvious way to eliminate the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. Medical ... road can provide. Meaning, you can lose control of your vehicle. Adding non-Suzuki accessories can affect your vehicle's performance. Refer to "...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ..., it can take longer to stop and the brake pedal will be harder to push. Adding non-Suzuki accessories can affect your vehicle's performance. Refer ... moves a little. This is normal. 807057 If there is a problem with ABS, this warning light will stay on. Refer to "Anti-Lock Brake ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... button again. If the light does not come on, you may not have traction control and your vehicle should be serviced by a dealer. 1545635 This light will come on when your traction control system is limiting wheel spin. You may feel or hear the system...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    DRIVING YOUR VEHICLE Adding non-SUZUKI accessories can affect your vehicle's performance. Refer to...Driver Information Center (DIC)" in the "Instrument Panel" section for more information. The SERVICE STABILITY CTRL message will stay on if there is a problem with the system. When this message ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... gently into the straightaway. Adding non-Suzuki accessories can affect your vehicleମ. in “Service” in the “Service and Appearance Care” section. 811539 from a possible collision. Then steer... room. That is the time for evasive action – steering around the problem. Your vehicle can perform...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...Traction Control System (TCS)" and "Electronic Stability Control (ESC)" in this section. If your vehicle starts ... slippery surfaces because stopping distance 810696 Loss of Control Let us review what driving experts say about what happens when the three control systems - brakes, steering, ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...a large puddle of water or a car/vehicle wash, lightly apply the brake pedal until the brakes work... likely to be impaired - by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. Night driving tips include: ... can only light up so much road ahead. • Watch for animals. • When tired, pull ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...washer fluid reservoir filled. • Have good tires with proper tread depth. Refer to "Tires" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section. Highway Hypnosis Always be ... Keep your vehicle serviced and in good shape. • Check all fluid levels and brakes, tires, cooling system, ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...properly secure these items in your vehicle. Also refer to "Tires" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section. Driving on Snow or ...to "Traction Control System (TCS)" and "Electronic Stability Control (ESC)" in this section. The Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) improves your vehicle's ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... is away from the wind. This will help keep CO out. Run your engine only as long as you must. This saves fuel. When you run the engine, make it go a little faster than ..., and possibly for signaling later on with the headlamps. Let the heater run for a while. Then, shut the engine off and ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... control and crash. Also, overloading can shorten the life of your vehicle. Tire... pressures (D). For more information on tires and inflation, refer to “Tires” in the “Service and Appearance Care” section and “Inflation - Tire Pressure” in “Tires” in the “Service and Appearance Careମ.
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... the load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity for... in this section for important information on towing a trailer, towing safety rules, and trailering tips. Example 1 Example 2 1273153...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... Rating (GVWR), or either the maximum front or rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). If you do, parts on your vehicle can break, ... the maximum weights for the front and rear axles, called the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). To find out the actual loads on your front and rear axles, you...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...your vehicle can strike and injure people in a sudden stop or turn, or in a crash. • Put things in the cargo area of your vehicle. Try to spread the weight evenly. • ... Towing Your Vehicle Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your disabled vehicle ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... and drive properly, you can lose control when you pull a trailer. For example, if the... information about towing a trailer with your vehicle. Level Control Your vehicle may have this feature. ... not be covered by your warranty. Always follow the instructions in this section and check with your dealer ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... many time-tested, important trailering tips and safety rules. Many of these are important for your safety and that of your passengers. So please read this section... be state or provincial police. • Consider using a sway control. Refer to "Hitches" later in this section. • Do not ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...from contacting the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may be provided by the hitch ... vehicle. Do not use the climate control setting for maximum air because it only recirculates the air inside your vehicle. Refer to "Automatic Climate Control System" in...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ..., to help you in stabilizing the vehicle. The Electronic Stability Control warning light will flash to indicate ...-activated when it is turned back on. Refer to "Electronic Stability Control (ESC)" in "Your Driving, the Road,... and, if possible, have someone guide you. Making Turns CAUTION Making...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    .... Maintenance When Trailer Towing Your vehicle will need service more often when you are pulling a trailer. ... and brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find them quickly. If you are trailering, it is a good idea to review these sections before you start ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Service ...5-1 Fuel ...5-2 Checking Things Under the Hood ...5-5 All-Wheel Drive ...5-23 Headlamp Aiming ...5-24 Bulb Replacement ...5-24 Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement ...5-25 5 Tires ...5-26 Appearance Care ...5-49 ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... of your own service work, you will want to use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about how to service ... go to your Suzuki dealer and ask for Suzuki accessories, you will know that Suzuki-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine Suzuki accessories....
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Schedule" in the "Maintenance Schedule" section. Fuel Use of the recommended ... heavy knocking, the engine needs service. Additives To provide cleaner air, all gasolines in the United ... fuel injectors and intake valves clean, or if your vehicle experiences problems ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...% ethanol must not be used in vehicles that were not designed for those fuels. might turn on. If this occurs, return to your dealer for service. Filling the Tank WARNING Fuel vapor burns violently and a fuel fire can cause bad injuries. To ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Be careful not to spill fuel. Do not top... pumping before removing the nozzle. Clean fuel from painted surfaces as soon as possible. Refer... malfunction indicator lamp to light and may damage your fuel tank and... too quickly. If you spill fuel and then something ignites it, you...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Filling a Portable Fuel Container WARNING Never fill a portable...vehicle. Static electricity discharge from the container can ignite the fuel vapor. You can be badly burned and your... up and injure you even when the engine is not running. Keep hands, clothing, and tools away ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Engine Compartment Overview 1708418 A. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter. Refer to "Engine Air Cleaner/Filter" in this section. B. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir (Out of View). Refer to "Power Steering Fluid" in ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Engine Oil Checking Engine Oil It is a good idea to ... the level somewhere in the proper operating range in the cross-hatched area. Push the dipstick all the way back ... you are through. If the oil is below the cross-hatched area at the tip of the dipstick, add at least one ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE What Kind of Engine Oil to Use Recommended SAE viscosity grade engine oils HOT WEATHER CAUTION Use only engine oil identified as meeting standard GM6094M and showing the American Petroleum Institute Certified For Gasoline Engines starburst symbol. Failure to use the ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... it to a place that collects used oil. If you have a problem properly disposing of used oil, ask your dealer, a service station, or a local recycling center for help. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter The engine air cleaner/filter is located in the ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE information. If you are driving in dusty/dirty conditions, inspect the filter at each...reason for fluid loss. If a leak occurs, take the vehicle to the dealer service department and have it repaired as soon as possible. Change the fluid and filter at the intervals listed in...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE nance Schedule" section, and be sure to use the transmission fluid... may require changing sooner, at the first maintenance service after each 30000 miles (50000 km... add coolant when it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, refer to "Engine Overheating"...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Engine Overheating CAUTION If you use extra ... the proper mixture of the engine coolant listed in this manual for the cooling system. Refer to "Recommended Fluids... is a coolant temperature gage and a warning light on the instrument panel cluster that indicate an overheated...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE CAUTION If your engine catches fire because ..., but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes... not to lift the hood but to get service help right away. Overheated Engine..., let the engine idle in NEUTRAL (N) while stopped. If it is safe to do so, pull...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Cooling System When you decide it is safe to lift the hood, here is what you will see:...is overheating, the fans should be running. If the fans are not running, the vehicle needs service. CAUTION Using coolant other than DEX-COOL® may cause premature engine, heater core, ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank WARNING You can be ...COOL® coolant. If you have not found a problem yet, but the coolant level is not at the... slowly counterclockwise. If you hear a hiss, wait for that to stop. A hiss means that there is still some pressure ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE 2) Then keep turning the pressure cap and remove it. 6) Reinstall the coolant ... in the recovery tank is constantly low, you should have your dealership service department inspect the vehicle for leaks. How to Check Power Steering Fluid To check the power steering fluid, do...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Brakes CAUTION Use of the incorrect fluid may damage your... using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. • Do not mix water... damage the vehicle's windshield washer system and paint. Brake Fluid Windshield Washer Fluid What...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE leak. If fluid is added when the linings are worn, there will be ...the brake wear warning sound, have your vehicle serviced. WARNING If your vehicle has too much... can cause a brake squeal when the brakes are first applied or lightly applied. This does not mean something is ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... increase in pedal travel. This could be a sign that brake service might be required. Brake Adjustment Every ... label. For battery replacement, see your dealer or the service manual. (-) cable from the battery or use a battery ... Starting If your vehicle's battery has run down, you may want to use ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE CAUTION Ignoring these steps could result in costly damage to ... 12-volt battery with a negative ground system. PARK (P) or a manual tranaxle in NEUTRAL before setting the parking brake. ... fan can start up even when the engine is not running and can injure you. Keep hands, ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE WARNING Using a match near a battery can cause battery gas to ...been blinded. Use a flashlight if you need more light. Be sure the battery has enough water. You do ...one. CAUTION If you connect a negative cable to the Engine Control Module (ECM), ECM mounting bracket or any ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE remote negative (-) terminal on the vehicle with the dead battery. CAUTION If ...)Now start the vehicle with the good battery and run the engine for a while. 11)Try to start the... start after a few tries, it probably needs service. 812553 A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE All-Wheel Drive If you have an all-wheel-drive ... to the bottom of the filler plug hole. How to Check Lubricant AWD Differential Case Transfer Case (Power Transfer Unit) ...the filler plug hole. A fluid loss could indicate a problem; check and have it repaired, if needed. ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Headlamp Aiming Headlamp aim has been preset at the factory and should... (for vertical aim). If the headlamps need to be re-aimed, it is recommend that you take the vehicle to your dealer for service. Bulb Replacement For the proper type of replacement bulbs, refer to "...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Windshield wiper blades should be inspected for ...reinstall the license plate lamp. Replacement Bulbs Exterior Lamp Back-up Lamp License Plate Lamp Rear Turn Signal/ Stoplamp/Sidemarker/Taillamp Bulb Number 921 168 3057K 811525 License ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... by a leading tire manufacturer. If you ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your Suzuki Warranty booklet for details. WARNING (Continued) • Worn, old tires can cause accidents. If the tire's tread is badly ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...code is the Tire Identification Number (TIN). The TIN shows the manufacturer and plant code, tire size, and date the tire was manufactured. ... a tire's width, height, aspect ratio, construction type, and service description. The letter T as the first character in the tire size means the tire is for ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... Diameter of the wheel in inches. F. Service Description: These characters represent the load range and speed rating of the tire. The load index ...Tire Pressure: The amount of air pressure in a tire, measured in pounds per square inch (psi) or Tire Size The following illustration ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE kilopascals (kPa) before a tire has built up heat from ... (kPa): The metric unit for air pressure. Light Truck (LT-Metric) Tire: A tire used on light duty trucks and some multipurpose .... Passenger (P-Metric) Tire: A tire used on passenger cars and some light duty trucks and ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Traction: The friction between the tire and the road surface. ... vehicle's capacity weight and the original equipment tire size and recommended inflation pressure. ... cold tire inflation pressure, shown on the label, is the minimum amount of air pressure needed to support ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Check the tire's inflation pressure when the tires are cold. Cold ...recommended amount. If you overfill the tire, release air by pushing on the metal stem in the center ... to a receiver located in the vehicle. Low Tire Pressure Warning Light WARNING (Continued) As an added...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE the telltale will flash for approximately one minute and then remain continuously illuminated.... the device. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. Tire Pressure Monitor Operation ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... a low tire condition. See your dealer for service if the TPMS malfunction light and DIC message comes on and stays ... rear tire, and driver side rear tire using a TPMS diagnostic tool. See your SUZUKI dealer for service. The TPMS sensors can also be matched to each tire/wheel position by increasing ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE minutes to match all four tire and wheel positions the ...tire, and repeat the procedure in Step 5. 7) Proceed to the passenger side rear tire, and repeat the procedure in Step... to indicate the sensor identification code has been matched to the driver side rear tire, and the ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE When It Is Time for New Tires WARNING Rust or dirt on a wheel, or on...have been rotated, adjust the front and rear inflation pressures as shown on the Tire and Loading Information label. Refer to "Inflation -Tire Pressure" in this section and "Loading Your Vehicle" ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... designed to meet the Tire Performance Criteria Specification (TPC spec) system rating. If you need replacement tires, Suzuki strongly recommends that you get tires with the same TPC Spec rating. This way, your vehicle will continue to have ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... wheels are selected. You may increase the chance that you will crash and suffer serious injury. Only use Suzuki specific wheel and tire systems developed for your vehicle, and have them properly installed by a Suzuki certified technician. Refer to "Buying ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety ... vehicle. CAUTION The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer... your vehicle, make your tires lose air and make you lose control. You could have a collision in ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Tire Chains WARNING Do not use tire chains. There is not enough ... traction device only if its manufacturer recommends it for use on your vehicle and tire size combination and road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's instructions. To help avoid damage to your vehicle, ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE 1) Open the liftgate. Refer to “Liftgate” in “Doors and Locksମ. remove or restow a tire from/to the storage position under the vehicle while it is supported by a jack, you ... the wheel wrench counterclockwise to lower the spare tire. Keep turning the wheel wrench until...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire 1) .... 1306942 1399879 4) Tilt the retainer at the end of the cable when the tire has been completely lowered, and pull it through the wheel opening. 5) Pull the tire out from under the vehicle. 5) Find the locating ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE 6) Put the compact spare tire near the flat tire....injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. WARNING 1587905 With the jack ... maintenance or repairs is dangerous without the appropriate safety equipment and training. The jack provided...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... cause the wheel to come loose and even come off. This could lead to a crash. If you have to replace them, be sure to get new SUZUKI original equipment wheel nuts. Stop somewhere as soon as you can and have the nuts tightened with a torque wrench ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE CAUTION Improperly tightened wheel nuts can lead to ... down. Refer to "Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools" in this section for instructions on storing the spare ... ahead of the rear bumper. Position the center lift point of the jack under the center of the spare tire....
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE 806546 806548 1613524 5) Turn the wheel wrench clockwise to ... spring. 6) Keep raising the jack until the spare tire stops moving upward and is held firmly... counterclockwise. Keep lowering the jack until the spare tire is resting on the wheel wrench. 8) Grasp the spare ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools Storing a... jack, a tire, or other equipment in the passenger compartment of the vehicle could cause injury. In a sudden stop ... 811589 1) Put the compact spare tire (D) on the ground at the rear of the vehicle. 2) Make sure the valve ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE To store the tools: 1) Place the wheel wrench into the bag. 2) ... section. 4) Put the flat tire in the tire storage bag and place it the rear storage area. If ...have Third Row Seating, place the tire with the valve stem pointing toward the rear of the vehicle. 1829965 5) ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE 7) Pull on the cable to make sure it is secure. Compact Spare Tire Although the compact spare tire was fully inflated when the vehicle was new, it can lose air after a ... course, it's best to replace the spare with a full-size tire as soon as you can. The spare will ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Appearance Care Interior Cleaning Your vehicle's interior will ... knobs using a small brush with soft bristles. Your SUZUKI dealer has a product for cleaning your vehicle's ..., you can also obtain a product from your SUZUKI dealer to remove odors from your vehicle's ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE • For solid dry soils: remove as much as possible and then vacuum. To clean,...dry. WARNING Do not bleach or dye safety belts. If you do, it may severely weaken them. In a crash, they might not be able to provide adequate protection. Clean safety belts only with mild soap...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses CAUTION Certain cleaners contain chemicals that can damage...to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing Your Vehicle" in this section. on painted surfaces. Wash the vehicle as soon as possible. If necessary, use ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ...repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Use only SUZUKI-approved cleaners on aluminum or chrome-plated wheels. Keep...can be repaired with touch-up materials available from your SUZUKI dealer. Larger areas of finish damage can be corrected in your SUZUKI dealer's body and paint shop. Tires To...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE and rust can develop on the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, ...dark spots etched into the paint surface. Although no defect in the paint job causes this, SUZUKI will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces of new vehicles damaged by this fallout condition ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...add anything electrical to your vehicle, refer to "Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle" in "Airbag .... The VIN also appears on the Certification/Tire and Service Parts labels and the certificates ..., the wiper will stop until the motor cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Power Windows and Other Power Options Circuit breakers in... breaker opens and closes, protecting the circuit until the problem is fixed. Instrument Panel Fuse Block The ... of circuit overload and fire caused by electrical problems. Your vehicle has an underhood fuse block and...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Engine Compartment Fuse Block Fuses 11 12 13 SPARE 14 15 16 17 18 19... Canister Vent Radio Cluster Ignition Switch Body Control Module Not Used Center High-Mounted Stoplamp, Dimmer Interior Lights Relays RAP RLY REAR DEFOG RLY Circuit Breakers PWR WNDW PWR SEATS EMPTY Misc....
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Fuses 11 12 13 14 15 1538490 1877436 Usage Passenger Side HighBeam Passenger Side .... Fuses 1 2 3 Usage Cooling Fan 2 Cooling Fan 1 Auxiliary Power Rear Climate Control Spare Spare Anti-lock Brake System Air Conditioning Clutch Driver Side Low-Beam Daytime Running Lamp 2...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Fuses 28 29 30 32 33 34 35 36... Fuel Pump Rear Accessory Power Outlet All-Wheel Drive Regulated Voltage Control Passenger Side Trailer Stoplamp, Turn Signal Spare Front, Rear Washer ... Motor Battery Main 2 Daytime Running Lamps Fog Lamps Climate Control System Blower Battery ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE Capacities and Specifications The following approximate capacities are given ... System Front and Rear Climate Control System Engine oil with filter Fuel Tank ...adding, be sure to fill to the approximate level, as recommended in this manual. Recheck fluid level after filling....
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Maintenance Schedule ...6-1 Scheduled Maintenance except CANADA ...6-3 For CANADA Scheduled Maintenance ...6-8 Owner Checks and Services ...6-13 6
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... road surfaces within legal driving limits. • use the recommended fuel. Refer to "Gasoline Octane" in "Fuel" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section. The services in "Scheduled Maintenance" in this section should be performed when indicated. Refer to "...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... change engine oil light and/or CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message comes on, it means that service is ... II if the previous service performed was Maintenance I. Always use Maintenance II whenever the light/message comes on 10 months or more since the last service or if the light/message has not come on at...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... Oil" in "Checking Things Under the Hood" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section If.... Reset oil life system. An Emission Control Service. • Refer to "Engine Oil Life... check infla• Refer to "Tire Inspection and Rotation" in "Tires" in the "Service • • tion pressures...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Service • Inspect engine air cleaner filter. If necessary, replace ... II Refer to "Engine Air Cleaner/Filter" in "Checking Things Under the Hood" in the "Service and ... Care" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section for more information. Make sure the safety ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Service • Lubricate body components. • • Inspect passenger compartment air filter Inspect throttle system. • • Instruction Maintenance I Maintenance ..., seal better, and not stick or squeak. Replace the air filter, if necessary. If you drive regularly ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    .... Replace engine air cleaner filter. • Refer to "Engine Air Cleaner/Filter" in "Checking Things Under the Hood" in the "Service and Appearance Care" ... towing. - Uses such as found in taxi, police, or delivery service Instruction 25000 (40000) • • 50000 (80000 Miles (Kilometers) ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...125000 150000 (120000) (160000) (200000) (240000) Service Instruction 25000 (40000) 50000 (80000)..., whichever occurs Hood" in the "Service and first). An Emission Control SerAppearance Care" section ... excessive cracks, or obvious belt. An Emission Control Service. damage. • Replace belt if...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...oil and filter. • Refer to "Engine Oil" in "Checking Things Under the Hood" in the "Service and .... Reset oil life system. An Emission Control Service. • Refer to "Engine Oil Life... check infla• Refer to "Tire Inspection and Rotation" in "Tires" in the "Service and Appearance...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Service • Inspect engine air cleaner filter. If necessary, replace .... • • Instruction Refer to "Engine Air Cleaner/Filter" in "Checking Things Under the Hood" in the "Service ... of the windshield. Make sure the safety belt reminder light and safety belt assemblies ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Service • Lubricate body components. • • Inspect passenger compartment air filter. Inspect throttle system Instruction Lubricate all key lock cylinders, hood latch assemblies, secondary latches, pivots, spring anchor and ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...loose or damaged components. Replace engine air cleaner filter. Change automatic transmission fluid. Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service. • Refer to "Engine Air Cleaner/Filter" in "Checking Things Under the Hood" in the "...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Kilometers 120000 160000 Service Instruction 40000 80000 200000 240000 ...years, whichever occurs Hood" in the "Service and first). An Emission Control SerAppearance Care" section ... accessory drive damage. belt. An Emission Control Service. • Replace belt if necessary...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... checks and services should be performed at the intervals specified to help ensure the safety, dependability,... assist you with these checks and services. Be sure any necessary repairs are completed... park (P) mechanism check Underbody flushing service Refer to "At Least Once a Year" in this section...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... a Flat Tire" in "Tires" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section. Tire Wear Inspection ... to the Engine Oil Life System service notification. Check the tires for wear and, if necessary, rotate the tires. Refer to "Tire Inspection and Rotation" in "Tires" in the "Service and ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ...in LOCK/OFF. Contact your dealer if service is required. Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission... brake followed by the regular brake. Contact your dealer if service is required. Underbody Flushing ... moves out of PARK (P), contact your dealer for service. WARNING When you are doing this check, your ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ...determine the proper viscosity for your vehicle's engine, refer to "Engine Oil" in the "Service and Appearance Care" section. 50/50 mixture of clean, ...brake fluid. Use only T-IV Automatic Transmission Fluid (Part No. SUZUKI ATF 3317 or Mobil ATF 3309). Power Steering Fluid (GM Part No. U.S....
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ..., or specification can be obtained from your dealer. Part Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Engine Oil Filter Passenger Compartment Air Filter Element Replacement Battery Spark Plugs ... - 19 inches (47.5 cm) Rear - 13.0 inches (33.0 cm) SUZUKI Part No. 13780-78J00 16510-78J00 95861-...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Maintenance Record except CANADA After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed ... should retain all maintenance receipts. Maintenance record Odometer Date Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-18...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE MEMO 6-19
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION Identification Numbers ...7-1 Safety Certification Label ...7-1 Emission Compliance Label (for U.S.A.) ...7-2 Warranties ...7-2 On-Board Vehicle Computers and Event Data Recorders ...7-2 Reporting Safety Defects ...7-3 7
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ...Vehicle Identification Number EXAMPLE (for some vehicles) Engine Serial Number Safety Certification Label 60G128 60G152 52D059 The Vehicle Identification ... to assist your dealer when ordering parts or referring to special service information. The engine serial number is stamped on the cylinder ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... monitor and control several aspects of the vehicle's performance. Your vehicle uses on-board vehicle computers to monitor emission control components to optimize fuel economy, ...New Vehicle Limited Warranty • Limited Warranty For SUZUKI Parts or Accessories • Emission Components Defect ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... that stores the data is required. Suzuki will not access information about a crash event or share it with others ... Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying American Suzuki Motor Corp... involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or American Suzuki Motor Corp...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    GENERAL INFORMATION To contact American Suzuki, owners in the continental United States can call toll-free 1-800-934-0934, or write to: American Suzuki Motor Corporation Automotive Customer Relations 3251...and principally operated in Canada please contact Suzuki Canada Inc. at 1-905889-2677 extension ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    GENERAL INFORMATION MEMO 7-5
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-39 Additional Required Services ...6-11 Additional Required Services except CANADA ...6-6 Additives ...5-2 Add-On Electrical Equipment ...5-54 Airbag Readiness Light...-Wheel Drive (AWD) System ...4-4 All-Wheel Drive Disabled Light ...3-25 Aluminum...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... DIC Warnings and Messages ...3-29 Doing Your Own Service Work ...5-1 Dome Lamp ...3-8 Door Ajar Light ...3-25 Door Locks ...2-5 Doors... System ...5-54 Electronic Stability Control (ESC) ...4-4 Emission Compliance Label (for U.S.A.) ...7-2 Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ...5-9 Engine ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...11 Lockout Protection ...2-6 Loss of Control ...4-6 Low Fuel Warning Light ...3-26 Lower Anchors ... Maintenance Schedule ...6-1 Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...3-21 Manual Lumbar ...1-2 Manual Rearview Mirror ...2-19 ... ...5-50 Level Control ...4-15 O Off-Road Recovery ...4-6 Oil Pressure Light ...3-23 ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...13 Outside Convex Mirrors ...2-21 Outside Power Mirrors ...2-20 Owner Checks and Services ...6-13 Rear Seats ...1-5 Rear Storage Area ...2-23 Rear Window ...18 Passenger Airbag Status Indicator ...3-17 Passenger Compartment Air Filter ...3-14 Passenger Folding Seatback ...1-4 Passenger ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    INDEX Security Light ...3-23 Service ...5-1 Service All-Wheel Drive Light ...3-24 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-54 Service Vehicle Soon Light ...3-25 Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-39 Setting the Time ...3-39 Sheet Metal Damage ...5-52 Shifting Into...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    INDEX Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance ...5-38 Wheel Replacement ...5-38 When It Is Time for New Tires ...5-35 When Should an Airbag Inflate? ...1-34 Where Are the Airbags? ...1-32 Where to Put the Restraint ...1-21 Windows ...2-8 Windshield and Wiper Blades ...5-51 Windshield Washer ...3-5 ...
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    Prepared by August, 2007 Part No. 99011-78J01-03E Printed in U.S.A. TP254
  • 2008 Suzuki XL7 | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    SERVICE STATION INFORMATION Fuel recommendation: See page 5-2 Engine oil recommendation: Engine oil with "Starburst" symbol ... Viscosity: SAE 5W-30 For further details, see "Engine Oil" in the "SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE" section. Brake and clutch fluid: DOT3 Tire cold pressure: See the ...



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