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Suzuki SX4 Transmission Problems

468 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Suzuki SX4. 28 of these members (6%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 35 transmission repairs to Suzuki SX4s--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Suzuki SX4 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Suzuki SX4 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 406 repairs.

Suzuki SX4 transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 19 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2009 Suzuki SX4 4dr Hatch

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual 4WD

80000 mi   iawd and awd lock indicator lights came on at same time. Shop found that the car was locked in awd all the time (would not go into fwd). Traced to 4wd control module on this trip. Part ordered. awd control module was replaced under warranty. Worked for one week. After 1 week problem returned. Dealer traced problem to wire (broken) going into coupler. Coupler replaced - not covered by warranty, covered by insurance. 
3100   Manual Transmission, not smooth when up-shift from time to time.  
23560   Shifter stick noisy at sometimes. Stick was lubed at no cost. 

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2008 Suzuki SX4 4dr Hatch

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual 4WD

30000 mi   Car pops out of 5th gear. Dealer found service bulletin. Parts replaced under warranty. Safe to hold car in gear by hand, but not practical. Safe to drive until able to repair, no further damage by continued driving. Given rental car. 

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2008 Suzuki SX4 4dr Hatch

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic 4WD

14260 mi   Mechanic found a slight rear diff. leak and had a seal replaced to stop the leak [successful] 

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2007 Suzuki SX4 4dr Hatch

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual 4WD

17000 mi US $250 3rd gear shift lever buzz fixed by TSB. At the same time I also had the dealer install the 2008/2009 5th gear to improve fuel economy and reduce engine noise. 
13000   Was experiencing the manual gear shifter rattling when in 3rd gear. This was fixed per a TSB that addressed the issue.  
14000   At a traffic light, I noticed that the manual transmission shifter would not go into any gears. The car was towed, under warranty, to the local dealer. They found that the shifter cable was removed. This was reattached and a clip added.  

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2007 Suzuki SX4 4dr Hatch

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic 4WD

33000 mi   My Rear differential gasket started to leak 
9000   Transmission fluid leak from main seal on right side. Transmission seals replaced with parts ordered by dealer. 
40300   vibration from rear drive shaft. to be replaced under warranty 
41200   rear driveshaft replaced 

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