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Grand Vitara I(Edit)
Also known as Suzuki Vitara, Chevrolet Tracker, Chevrolet Grand Vitara.
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Grand Vitara II(Edit)
Also known as Suzuki Vitara, Suzuki Grand Vitara, Suzuki Grand Vitara JP (Taiwan), Suzuki Grand Nomade, Suzuki Grand Vitara SZ.
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Grand Vitara II 2013 Facelift(Edit)
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Automatic all wheel drive. Normally front-wheel drive vehicle. Rear axle engaged via viscous coupling when front wheels slip.
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You can switch between 2WD and 4WD while driving in a straight line at a speed no higher than 100km/h. You must stop the vehicle to switch between 4WD and 4WD-L.
1. 2WD: for normal on-road driving, with all engine torque going to the rear wheels.
2. 4WD: front axle is engaged and locked, there is no center differential. Can be used on loose surface only.
3. 4WD-L: front axle is engaged with low ratio gears
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Automatic all wheel drive. Normally a front-wheel drive vehicle. Rear axle engaged automatically via a multiplate wet clutch when front wheels slip. 2wd or 4wd modes can be forced by a button on the console.
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Also known as Asüna Sunrunner, Chevrolet Tracker, Chevrolet Vitara, Geo Tracker, GMC Tracker, Mazda Proceed Levante, Pontiac Sunrunner, Santana 300/350, Suzuki Escudo, Suzuki Sidekick.
Part-time all wheel drive. Lever-operated two-speed part-time transfer case. 1.82:1 low gear. From 1999- new vacuum-actuated front axle disconnect, which eliminates the need of backing-up to disengage the the front hubs.
Corporate IFS open differential axle up front, corporate rear live axle equipped with limited slip (open differential rear on Chevrolet Tracker).
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SX4 S-Cross 2012(Edit)
Launched in 2012 the "AllGrip" is the newest and most modern 4wd-system engineered by Suzuki/Japan.
Normally front-wheel drive vehicle. Rear axle engaged automatically and electronically controlled via a multiplate wet clutch (100:0 until 50:50).
Selectable drive modes:
AUTO = normal conditions, 100:0 (fuel save) to 50:50 (lock)
SPORT = winding roads, fun to drive, 100:0 to 50:50, sporty accelerator-torque-characteristic, less engine traction control
SNOW = slippery roads, 100:0 to 50:50, steering angle control, much engine torque control and brake traction control for stable driving
LOCK = got stuck, 50:50 lock, differential lock right/left via brake control
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I have an Ignis 4grip and 2013 SX4 4x4, neither have the systems as described above.
The Ignis has permanent AWD.
The SX4 doesn't automatically switch from 2wd to 4wd, it is either 2wd, auto when it has 80/20 split which can vary to 50/50 if wheels slip, or 50/50 locked.
Further to my post should point out my 2013 SX4 is the older model, not latest s cross.
Can anyone tell if any Vitara models have locking differentials? Front/rear/both?
Can actuater pump be eliminated? If so how?
What model do you refer to Paul?
i need a COMPLETE 4wd switching motor for suzuki escudo 2006 model.
I guess from what I am reading I can't take my Suzuki Grand Vitara (2008) out of 4 wheel drive? I just thought it would be better on fuel if I could get it out of 4 wheel drive? I put it in N and the differential light started flashing.
No mention of the XL7? Is it the same system as the Vitara? If so, perhaps that should be mentioned.
i have a Suzuki Grand Vitara 2005 , and i have a problem with 4*4 gear , its sometimes operates and other doesn't operate, i guess that the problem is from the air pump actuator
i wonder if it's weak or not , if i wait a time for it it will engage ( i mean 4*4)
hi I have a 2001 grand vitara 5 speed manual but the rear diff has blown will a automatic centre diff fit
Hey, I have a 2007 grand vitara and my toddler knocked the transfer from 4h to n, i didnt realise until i pulled away, now the indication light for 4 wheel drive high range centre differential lock mode has come on and its flashing, the car is also losing power round corners and is puling to one side, feels very sluggish - any ideas?
Hi good morning. Normally in 4 wheel drive cars this is caused by transmission wide up. Every road car has a differential which a allows wheel to turn at different speeds, when 4 wheel drive is activated this locks the diff and stops the wheels turning at different speeds which make the vehicle want to go straight on hence difficult turning. 4 wheel manual simple gear box should only be activated on slippy ground, when on hard surface the wheels don't slip causing wind up. To get rid of it either jack up one front and one back wheel at the same time or go on some really slippy muddy ground if it's close to you this should allow slip to release the tension through the transmission so you can get it out of 4 wheel drive.
Instated of 4H if we N and drive the suzuki Vitara than what will be impact. does it save the fuel. N=2H ?. Please let me know. Now I am driving the car on 4H and found all the turning my tyre is making sound. please let me know what should i do.
Roshan, I have the same concerns, and have noticed with the selection of the neutral driving position (using centre console switch), a warning appears on the instrument cluster prompting the user to check the transfer switch position.
This is covered in the owners manual. Putting the transfer switch on the N is for when you want to tow the GV behind a RV. It disengages the engine to the transmission. Your wheel won't turn and your car will roll even on Park. You need to hold the switch fully to the left for 5 seconds in order to go in N mode. Then the computer will tell you it goes
The GV cannot be put in 2wd by any means because it uses a center differential to split power between the front and rear. It's 100% mechanical. Besides, 2wd model are more fuel efficient only because they are not as heavy as the 4wd model with the added weight from transfer case.