10.0 mmENGLISHSERVICE STATION INFORMATIONFuel recommendation:Brake and clutch fluid:
See page 5-1
DOT3Engine oil recommendation:Automatic transmission fluid:2008
Engine oil with “Starburst” symbol
ESSO LT71141 or TOTAL ATF H50235
For further details, see “Engine Oil” in the Tire cold pressure:
“SERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE” section.
See the “Tire Information Label” located on the driver’s
door lock pillar.FORENZAOWNER’S MANUAL99011-85Z04-03EKeep With Vehicle At All Times.
Contains Important InformationMade from 100% recycled paper,
except for cover.On Safety, Operation & Maintenance.Part No. 99011-85Z04-03E
July, 2007Printed in U.S.A.
Suzuki Red: Magenta 100%, Yellow 100%
Suzuki Blue: Cyan 100%, Magenta 70%
Part No. 99011-85Z04-03E
Printed in U.S.A.
This owner’s manual applies to the FORENZA series:
85Z001NOTE: The illustrated model is one of the FORENZA series.
© COPYRIGHT SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION 200785Z04-03E
Thank you for choosing SUZUKI and welcome to our growing family. Your choice was a wise one; SUZUKI products are a great value
that will give you years of driving pleasure.
This Owner’s Manual was prepared to help you have a safe, enjoyable, and trouble-free experience with your SUZUKI. In it you will learn
about the vehicle’s operation, its safety features and maintenance requirements. Please read it carefully before operating your vehicle.
Afterwards, keep this Manual in the glove box for future reference.
Should you resell the vehicle, please leave this Manual with it for the next owner.
In addition to the Owner’s Manual, the other booklets provided with your SUZUKI explain the vehicle’s warranties. We recommend you
read them as well to familiarize yourself with this important information.
When planning the regular scheduled maintenance of your SUZUKI, we recommend you visit your local SUZUKI dealership. Their fac-
tory-trained technicians will provide the best possible service and use only genuine SUZUKI parts and accessories.85Z04-03E
SERVICE STATION GUIDE
1. Fuel (see section 5)
2. Engine hood (see section 5)
3. Tire changing tools (see section 5)
4. Engine oil dipstick <Yellow>
(see section 5)
5. Engine coolant (see section 5)
6. Windshield washer fluid
(see section 5)
7. Battery (see section 5)
8. Tire pressure (see tire information
label on driver’s door lock pillar)
9. Spare tire (see section 5)
10. Engine air cleaner / filter
(see section 5)
LHD: Left Hand Drive
RHD: Right Hand DriveNOTE: The illustration is FORENZA.85Z04-03E
TABLE OF CONTENTSSEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS1California Proposition 65 WarningFEATURES AND CONTROLS2WARNINGINSTRUMENT PANEL3Engine exhaust, some of its constitu-
ents, and certain product compo-
nents contain or emit chemicalsDRIVING YOUR VEHICLE4known to the State of California to
cause cancer and birth defects orSERVICE AND APPEARANCE CARE5other reproductive harm.MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE6GENERAL INFORMATION7INDEX885Z04-03E
LOCATION OF WARNING
Read and follow all of the warnings (labels
etc.) on your vehicle. Make sure you
understand all of them. Keep them on the
vehicle. Do not remove the messages for
any reason. If a label comes off or the
messages become difficult to read, have it
corrected by your SUZUKI dealer.
1. Air Bag Warning Label
2. Passenger Air Bag Warning Label
3. Rear Center Safety Belt Warning
4. Jack Warning Label
5. Brake Reservoir Cap Warning Mes-
6. Cooling Fan Warning Label
7. Surge Tank Cap Warning Message
8. Air Conditioner Warning Label
9. Battery Label
10. Emission Label
11. Tire and Loading Information Label
12. Certification Label
13. Spare Tire Label
14. Side Air Bag Warning Label
IF YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS WITH
If you purchased your SUZUKI in Canada
please contact the Suzuki Canada Cus-
tomer Relations Department by telephone
Please review the New Vehicle Warranty
at 1-905-889-2677 extension 2254 or inAll information in this manual is based
Information booklet supplied with your
writing at:on the latest product information avail-
SUZUKI. Should you have a question orable at the time of publication. Due to
Suzuki Canada Inc.
problem regarding the warranty or serviceimprovements or other changes, there
of your vehicle, please take the followingmay be discrepancies between informa-
100 East Beaver Creek Road
action:tion in this manual and your vehicle.
Richmond Hill, OnSUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION
Consult the Service Manager and the
L4B 1J6reserves the right to make production
Owner of the Suzuki Automotive Dealer-
In the event you require assistance relatedchanges at any time, without notice and
ship. Explain your problem and ask for
to your SUZUKI, while temporarily travel-without incurring any obligation to
their assistance in resolving your problem.
ling in either the United States or Canada,make the same or similar changes to
The Owner of the dealership is in the very
you may wish to contact the Suzuki Cus-vehicles previously built or sold.
best position to assist you as he or she is
tomer Relations Department directly of the
vitally concerned with your continued satis-
country in which you are temporarily oper-
ating your vehicle.
If you are still in need of additional informa-
SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION
Please be certain to provide us with the fol-
tion, or if you are dissatisfied, request that
believes in conservation and protection of
lowing information: the model, Vehicle
your SUZUKI dealer arrange a meeting
Earth’s natural resources.
Identification Number, mileage, accesso-
with your District Service Manager.
ries involved, event dates, your concern,
To that end, we encourage every vehicle
If, after doing so, you still require further
and any other comments which you may
owner to recycle, trade in, or properly dis-
assistance, and you purchased your
have. When we receive your correspon-
pose of, as appropriate, used motor oil,
SUZUKI in the continental United States,
dence, we will be pleased to contact the
coolant, and other fluids, batteries and
please contact the American Suzuki Cus-
Owner of your dealership and assist in
tomer Relations Department by telephone
resolving your concern.
at 1-800-934-0934 or in writing at:
For owners outside the continental United
American Suzuki Motor Corporation
States, please refer to the distributor’s
Automotive Customer Relations
address listed in your Warranty Information
3251 East Imperial Highway
Brea, CA 92821-67950-185Z04-03E
Please read this manual and follow itsWARNING
instructions carefully. To emphasize spe-
cial information, the symbol
and theDo not modify this vehicle. Modifica-
and NOTEtion could adversely affect safety,
have special meanings. Pay special atten-handling, performance or durability
tion to the messages highlighted by theseand may violate governmental regula-
signal words:tions. In addition, damage or perfor-
mance problems resulting fromWARNINGmodification may not be covered
under warranty.Indicates a potential hazard that
could result in death or injury.
The circle with a slash in this manualCAUTIONImproper installation of mobile com-
means “Don’t do this” or “Don’t let this hap-munication equipment such as cellu-
pen”.Indicates a potential hazard thatlar telephones or CB (Citizen’s Band)could result in vehicle damage.radios may cause electronic interfer-
ence with your vehicle’s ignition sys-NOTE:tem, resulting in vehicle performanceIndicates special information to makeproblems. Consult your SUZUKImaintenance easier or instructions clearer.dealer or qualified service technician
for advice on installing such mobile
Your vehicle has components and labels that use symbols instead of text. Symbols, used on your vehicle, are shown along with the text
describing the operation or information relating to a specific component, control, message, gauge or indicator.
If you need help figuring out a specific name of a component, gauge or indicator, reference the following topics:
• Seats and Restraint Systems in Section
• Climate Controls in Section 3
• Engine Compartment Overview in Sec-
• Warning Lights, Gauges and Indicators
• Features and Controls in Section 2
in Section 3
• Instrument Panel Overview in Section 3
• Audio System(s) in Section 3
These are some examples of vehicle symbols you may find on your vehicle:
DO NOT INSTALL
IN THIS SEATING