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by Gomo
Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: Paint Protection Bat Poop!
Replies: 190
Views: 136837

Re: Paint Protection Bat Poop!

Afternoon! Some sad news here! The swift is being traded in on Thursday just over 217,000km on the clock! These days the wife was driving it, will be sad to see it go but it has a few problems other then paint protection these days Head gasket has a leak got quoted $2000 to fix, C02 sensor playing u...
by Gomo
Sun Jun 28, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Engine Light Switched on! After hitting small pot hole
Replies: 10
Views: 7806

Re: Engine Light Switched on! After hitting small pot hole

Thought I might post an update as this was a while ago.. I ended up getting dmwdave who is a member here to install 2 second hand sensors and a second hand cat convertor off a used swift with around 40,000km (wrecking) Have not had any troubles since :) car is almost at 200,000km now apart from the ...
by Gomo
Fri Apr 03, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: Hit & Run!
Replies: 0
Views: 3933

Hit & Run!

Hey Guys, My wife was crawling in peak hour traffic on the 31/3/15 when a ute ran up the back of her! It drove off down a side street and only one person helped my wife to make sure she was okay after it, have one witness to it and no rego from the suspsect ute.. She kept part of the utes bumper tha...
by Gomo
Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:58 am
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Engine Light Switched on! After hitting small pot hole
Replies: 10
Views: 7806

Re: Engine Light Switched on! After hitting small pot hole

So exactly almost a month since we got the engine light error cleared it came back this morning! No bump in the road this time, just idling at a set of traffic lights, This time around tho I can feel some differences with the light on, When the car is first started it will rev to 2,000 rpm then back...
by Gomo
Sun Dec 29, 2013 10:07 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Engine Light Switched on! After hitting small pot hole
Replies: 10
Views: 7806

Re: Engine Light Switched on! After hitting small pot hole

Well car does now have 137,500km :)
by Gomo
Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:39 am
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Engine Light Switched on! After hitting small pot hole
Replies: 10
Views: 7806

Re: Engine Light Switched on! After hitting small pot hole

Code from OBD tool,

P0420 bank 1 low threshold, code erased, code did not return
by Gomo
Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:27 am
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Possible Loose engine Mount?
Replies: 3
Views: 2976

Re: Possible Loose engine Mount?

Turned out to be a loose front engine mount,

It was stuffed! $350 to replace! ouchy!
by Gomo
Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:23 am
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Engine Light Switched on! After hitting small pot hole
Replies: 10
Views: 7806

Engine Light Switched on! After hitting small pot hole

Hi Guys, Wife was driving the swift last week on a road 60km/hr she said she drove over a pot hole and next minute the check engine light switched on! :( I read on the forums it is related to faulty o2 sensor and should be replaced etc, after getting the car looked into I've been told the mechanics ...
by Gomo
Mon Nov 18, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Swift handed over!
Replies: 2
Views: 2409

Re: Swift handed over!

haha ;) the trade in price for the car was yes low! but in order to get it sold privately It would involve getting it through a road worthy (Fixing leaking power steering rack) fix transmission issues the list was endless! I wasn't prepared to loose more money on the proton. The bonnet was up cause ...
by Gomo
Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Swift handed over!
Replies: 2
Views: 2409

Swift handed over!

Hey guys, I thought I would update everyone that as of last week I'm no longer the primary driver of my 2007 suzuki swift! :shock: I've decided to give it to my wife as she was having crazy issues with a "Proton savvy 2006" it was costing us heaps in repairs and even then there was major i...
by Gomo
Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Possible Loose engine Mount?
Replies: 3
Views: 2976

Possible Loose engine Mount?

Hi Guys, Trying to work out what is going on with my swift before I take it into a mechanics, everytime I accelerate It feels like the motor is rocking a little more then normal, has anyone had similar issue over time? I was going to get it checked out 2 weeks ago but haven't had the chance to yet, ...
by Gomo
Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:58 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: 2005 S series - Timing chain or belt?
Replies: 2
Views: 2350

Re: 2005 S series - Timing chain or belt?

hah ;) about time kristen! =D>
by Gomo
Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: Paint Protection Bat Poop!
Replies: 190
Views: 136837

Re: Paint Protection Bat Poop!

:shock: going good now as I have a garage to store my car in these days :)
by Gomo
Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: 2007 Suzuki Swift Cracked Radiator
Replies: 8
Views: 4585

Re: 2007 Suzuki Swift Cracked Radiator

Haribolman wrote:
dmwdave wrote:Well you got well and truly bent over.
Seems to have happened to Gomo on more than one occassion! Merry Christmas!
:roll:
by Gomo
Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: 2007 Suzuki Swift Cracked Radiator
Replies: 8
Views: 4585

Re: 2007 Suzuki Swift Cracked Radiator

This is what the old radiator of mine looked like when air was added to the sealed unit and submerged under water..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRyWN40 ... EA&index=1

Clearly a big leak at the bottom of this radiator
by Gomo
Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:49 am
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: 2007 Suzuki Swift Cracked Radiator
Replies: 8
Views: 4585

Re: 2007 Suzuki Swift Cracked Radiator

[quote="dmwdave"Now that I have fitted a secondary temp gauge I can see the gauge in the dash reads in the normal range from about 40 degrees upward. And once the coolant has been lost the engine will overheat but the gauge wont get any hotter cos there is no coolant. Good idea! shame abo...
by Gomo
Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:35 am
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: 2007 Suzuki Swift Cracked Radiator
Replies: 8
Views: 4585

Re: 2007 Suzuki Swift Cracked Radiator

I can only gather the cost is due to mechanics closing up for Xmas holidays tommorow,

Can you pm us your details so I know in future :) I had to get my car towed on the day it happened and need my car running again ASAP

The cost you said above would be around $300? Ish
by Gomo
Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:05 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: 2007 Suzuki Swift Cracked Radiator
Replies: 8
Views: 4585

2007 Suzuki Swift Cracked Radiator

Hey Guys, Just wanted to let everyone know that my swift today somehow ended up with a cracked radiator! I parked at a local shopping center only to get back into my car start it.. rough idle and cut out, I opened up the bonnet and checked it out, first thing I noticed was the radiator excess contai...
by Gomo
Wed Sep 26, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: AUX input for stock Headunit
Replies: 17
Views: 9209

Re: AUX input for stock Headunit

Yeah it's got some kind of piggy backing setup by the looks of it, I never installed it, The sound quality even when it's in telephone mode isn't the best anyway, so I can only guess that this telephone mode limits the audio, and AUX will result in correct audio, The sub receives no input what so ev...
by Gomo
Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: AUX input for stock Headunit
Replies: 17
Views: 9209

Re: AUX input for stock Headunit

using 3pin I even tried using two 1.5k resistors still locks it in telephone mode =/

When it's in Telephone mode every button is locked except for volume up and down...
by Gomo
Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: AUX input for stock Headunit
Replies: 17
Views: 9209

Re: AUX input for stock Headunit

Gave this a shot today, it worked, but not the way I thought it would, First off on the main display it showed "Telephone" I wasn't able to adjust any settings such as mute change bass etc.. the sound was only coming from the two front speakers and my sub was receiving no signal so I had n...
by Gomo
Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au
Replies: 45
Views: 22225

Re: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au

Got my hands on the spec sheets and broucher for this new model last week, if anyone wants to check it out, it's here http://xpuser.net/mrgomo/Sport12/
by Gomo
Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: 07 Suzuki CV Joint clicking?
Replies: 1
Views: 1385

07 Suzuki CV Joint clicking?

Hey all, Getting my car looked at on friday about this clicking sound my car makes when I do a u-turn or full lock the car.. is this expected as normal wear on the car? It's just over 100,000km so I gather some things would up :) Are CV joints expensive? is the clicking sound a sign of it about to c...
by Gomo
Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:48 am
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au
Replies: 45
Views: 22225

Re: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au

Indeed! Well I was thinking of the more premium silver so they call it ;)
by Gomo
Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au
Replies: 45
Views: 22225

Re: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au

Just Spotted a suzuki swift sport 2012 while I'm here in Noosa at the moment! This one looks like a few days old!


https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... b968037925
by Gomo
Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:00 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au
Replies: 45
Views: 22225

Re: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au

That price is what I've been told roughly, Yes it is a high price last swift I got was $18,950.. so maybe if $28,000 might be possible.. I'll have to wait n see at the moment all dealers don't really know what price to put on them "With respect to Auto, they're not here yet, but should be in th...
by Gomo
Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: Rear wheel bearings
Replies: 9
Views: 5833

Re: Rear wheel bearings

Had my rears replaced at 30,000km mark on my 07 model swift.. replaced on warranty no issue.. the guys who replaced em told me the bearings just crumbled apart when they removed em.. lol!
by Gomo
Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au
Replies: 45
Views: 22225

Re: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au

HAHA :P I'm 22 this year and the swift is over 5yrs old now and completely paid off.. I just started a job with a very salary hence the thought of getting a new car again :) While I'm at it with my previous loan I had a rate of 8.05% I mentioned this to the dealership and they said that rate sounds ...
by Gomo
Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:29 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: Rough engine idle, misfires
Replies: 23
Views: 27963

Re: Rough engine idle, misfires

Sounds interesting as I read thru all this, I myself have started to notice a few things on my 07 suzuki swift auto, I don't know if it's the fuel e10 or what.. But as of late I've felt the car shudder somtimes when at lights RPM seems to fall below 600rpm almost felt like it was about to stall! but...
by Gomo
Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:11 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au
Replies: 45
Views: 22225

Re: 2012 Swift Sport now on suzuki.com.au

I'm currently looking at a Swift Sport with the CVT option and price wise around $29,990 it seems! But I don't plan on parting ways with my 07 suzuki :) the wife can take that just hit over 100,000km.. The dealers I have spoken with have told me at least 4 weeks away from them getting any in stock.....
by Gomo
Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: The Delkor Battery Appreciation Thread!
Replies: 12
Views: 6022

Re: The Delkor Battery Appreciation Thread!

Mine died on the 3rd year :(
by Gomo
Mon Sep 05, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: ATF sump plug
Replies: 6
Views: 2620

Re: ATF sump plug

I was only thinking the other day how wonderful it is that we no longer hear from Gomo with his ridiculous fails...and now this! :shock: Haha :) Well Hi2U too mate :) You'll be pleased to know just another 2,000km to go until 100,000km has been reached on the swift! :D I'll try and remain active I'...
by Gomo
Mon Sep 05, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: ATF sump plug
Replies: 6
Views: 2620

Re: ATF sump plug

The bolt is odd.. it moves around with a spanner not 100% as it starts to tighten up just before it spins around again =)
by Gomo
Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:39 am
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: ATF sump plug
Replies: 6
Views: 2620

ATF sump plug

Hey all :) Long time no speak! :) Anyways I've ran into a bit of an issue I recently changed the ATF Fluid on my car and all is going well tho when I tightened the screw back on to I seem to of overtighted the screw causing it to become threaded, :^o Now.. does anyone have any ideas on how I can rem...
by Gomo
Tue Mar 08, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Rear window wont go up?!
Replies: 10
Views: 4082

Re: Rear window wont go up?!

8-[ umm of course I checked the lock button.. anyway why on earth would it let me take the window down but not up.. even if it was on lock that would be silly..! the drivers side passenger window works up and down it's just the otherside door doesn't wanna wind back up.. unless the driver uses his c...
by Gomo
Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Rear window wont go up?!
Replies: 10
Views: 4082

Re: Rear window wont go up?!

Never taken the door side off before.. any tutorials?? also while I'm at it I should check front side doors because when I got my windows tinted the door trims felt like they weren't 100% clipped on correctly.. ever since I got window tint.. Got it done at the dealership a few months after my car bu...
by Gomo
Sun Mar 06, 2011 3:28 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Rear window wont go up?!
Replies: 10
Views: 4082

Rear window wont go up?!

Hey Guys, long time no see! :) Soo my swift is still alive, yup! though last week my brother was in the back he had the window down that was all good, when we arrived back home I told him to put it back up.. but it wouldn't.. I tried to put it backup with my window controls on my side and it worked....
by Gomo
Sat Apr 17, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: How many kms does your swift have?
Replies: 24
Views: 11948

Re: How many kms does your swift have?

March 07 74,304km ~ bout 3yrs old now =D
by Gomo
Fri Apr 16, 2010 5:45 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: my 05 swift with body kit
Replies: 61
Views: 48581

Re: my 05 swift with body kit

looking like the front end of a lancer now =p
by Gomo
Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:59 am
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Swift 2008 convert fog light switches to USB ports!
Replies: 22
Views: 7507

Re: Swift 2008 convert fog light switches to USB ports!

why wouldn't that been done when I took it into the dealer to get fixed? instead get told its my own extra's on my car that is the problem lol, the guy said to me even if anyone just had a sub / amp installed a bigger battery would be needed for the car! hrmm? full of s**t ? I have many friends whom...
by Gomo
Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:02 am
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Swift 2008 convert fog light switches to USB ports!
Replies: 22
Views: 7507

Re: Swift 2008 convert fog light switches to USB ports!

no problem ;)

should fit mine did lol, ok, so if the rpm idle isn't changing when extra load is put on the car.. what is needed to be done to fix this? The dealer has said in the above image, that I need to take off the extra electrical stuff... and Suzuki head office have told me the same...
by Gomo
Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:25 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Swift 2008 convert fog light switches to USB ports!
Replies: 22
Views: 7507

Re: Swift 2008 convert fog light switches to USB ports!

Gomo, either the dealer is bullshitting you or your alternator/wiring is faulty. There's no way the few things that you have added to your car would reduce the operating voltage to 11.32v. I paid that dealership $49.95 for them to do the check up etc, I've hooked a multimeter to the battery and can...
by Gomo
Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Swift 2008 convert fog light switches to USB ports!
Replies: 22
Views: 7507

Re: Swift 2008 convert fog light switches to USB ports!

Wiring and inexperience can be a dangerous mix. Gomo learned this when he attempted to wire things into his new Swift and botched the job. FYI this was Gomo's headache: http://www.redlinegti.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=37493&hilit=gomo+wiring Howdy ;) Letme just recap what I've found out...
by Gomo
Sat Jan 09, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: The paint work on my 2009 Swift
Replies: 32
Views: 13162

Re: The paint work on my 2009 Swift

:shock: Guess I wasn't the only one =) If the OP has paint protection best chase them up ;) Took me 4 months to get mine fixed tho lol good luck! :roll: EDIT: just properly had a read over your topic, I see you're paint protection doesn't cover bird droppings, Mine did so I guess I was lucky.. They ...
by Gomo
Thu Oct 29, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: New Swift Technical
Topic: Unusual Swift Hi/Lo Headlight - Could this cause problems?
Replies: 9
Views: 2940

Re: Unusual Swift Hi/Lo Headlight - Could this cause problems?

Mine can go on both, if I pull the triger half way, otherwise make sure you're pulling it all the way to make it just high beam not both
by Gomo
Wed Sep 02, 2009 2:13 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: 45,000 km service - is this reasonable?
Replies: 21
Views: 7800

Re: 45,000 km service - is this reasonable?

ask wha??? I've got a free labour card ;) must be why it is so cheap, :D
by Gomo
Wed Sep 02, 2009 8:38 am
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: 45,000 km service - is this reasonable?
Replies: 21
Views: 7800

Re: 45,000 km service - is this reasonable?

I paid $145 for my 60,000km service just last week ;)

my 45,000km cost just $75 =)
by Gomo
Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:24 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Qld petrol subsidy ends
Replies: 15
Views: 2815

Qld petrol subsidy ends

Anyone else heard about this?? Set to become effective 1st July, Fuel Subsidy Petition Fuel BowserThe State Government is threatening to scrap Queensland’s 8.35 cents a litre fuel subsidy in the June Budget – despite specific assurances to the RACQ and the broader community ahead of the March electi...
by Gomo
Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:04 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: Paint on 11 month old Swift...
Replies: 10
Views: 3040

Re: Paint on 11 month old Swift...

lol good luck is all im gonna say..

if you ask a suzuki dealer they probably won't care.. but if you got paint protection from the dealer it might be another story..

never the less. I'm guessing you'd allready gone thru my long thread about how long it took me to get my swift fixed =0
by Gomo
Sun May 31, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: New Swift General Discussion
Topic: Awesome tyre gel!
Replies: 16
Views: 7002

Re: Awesome tyre gel!

Different Cameras take the shine in all sorts of different ways, the only real way to see the true result is see it in person,

Btw those who wanted to know how mines lasting will be pleased to know it's still looking just like the original photo's and it's rained twice since..