pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,000 miles

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problem #2

Dec 022004

Forenza 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 12,000 miles
I purchased a 2004 Suzuki Forenza, stick shift new. At or about 12,000 miles it started to cut off after decelerating to either make a turn or enter the interstate for no apparent reason. I've taken it to two separate dealerships on several occasions, with the hopes that they could find and solve the problem. So far they have failed in their attempts. The car still cuts off after it been running for awhile when you're stopping or slowing down and the clutch is depressed. In these instances I have to either stop the car if I'm coming to a traffic light to restart or if I'm trying to enter a busy highway I have to come off the clutch to restart. I don't think this is how a new car is suppose to drive. On several occasions as I'm leaving work and attempting to enter interstate 95 which is busy, as I'm slowing down to enter the car cuts off and on several occasions I've had tractor trailers behind me accelerating to enter as well and all I can imagine is them slamming into my rear. Certainly frightening. Has there been any similar complaints of this nature so that I can take this information to the dealership and perhaps lend them a hand in correcting the problem before I'm seriously hurt? the car only has about 23,000 miles at the present. Thanks in advance for you help in anyway.

- Allenhurst, GA, USA

problem #1

Apr 232004

Forenza 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Car will not properly start or will die after turning it on.

- Clarksville, TN, USA