In this guide, you will find step-by-step instructions on how to reset the check engine light on Suzuki vehicles 1996 and newer.
What you will need
- Locate the OBD-II port under the dashboard and plug in your scanner.
- Turn on the ignition but do not start the engine. Allow your scanner to power up.
- Select Suzuki. If you are using a generic scanner select OBD-II.
- Scroll down to Read Fautl Codes (DTC) then press OK.
- Wait a moment and the fault codes will be displayed on your OBD2 Scanner. Write down all the codes.
- Have all the fault codes in previous step fixed.
- Go to the main menu. Scroll down and select Erase Codes. Fault Codes will be cleared and your Suzuki check engine light will turn off.
- Turn off the ignition, wiat 10 seconds then start the engine.
You must read the codes, find and repair the problem that caused the check engine light to come on. Only then should you reset your Suzuki check engine light (service engine soon).
These instructions work on 1996 Suzuki vehicles such as:
- Grand Vitara
- Liana / Aerio
- Wagon R Wide
- Wagon R+
Can I reset Suzuki check engine light without fixing the problem?
If you clear your Suzuki fault codes without fixing the problem that triggered the light in the first place, your check engine light will come back on.
Depending on the issue your Suzuki check engine light will turn on imedately or it can take up to a few days to return.