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Average lifespan of Suzuki car parts needing to be replaced

Average lifespan of Suzuki car parts needing to be replaced

Posted by Chelsy Pinto on 27 Feb 2024

Suzuki Engine  (2) Timeous replacement of essential items on your car can be a significant cost-saver over the lifespan of the vehicle. As with anything mechanical, there is wear and tear and, to keep your vehicle running smoothly at all times, these items should be replaced before they fail

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During the warranty period of the car and, depending on any service plan included or purchased, some, or all, of these parts will be replaced during the scheduled service. However, once out of warranty, it is important to know the lifespan of replacement parts in order to plan ahead and budget.
 
Knowing the lifespans of replacement parts for car owners can offer several valuable benefits:
1) Cost Management: Understanding the expected lifespan of different car parts helps car owners plan and budget for future repairs and replacements. This can prevent unexpected expenses and allow for more efficient financial planning.
2) Preventive Maintenance: With knowledge of when certain parts are likely to wear out, car owners can proactively schedule maintenance before parts fail completely. This can prevent more extensive damage and costly repairs that might result from neglecting regular maintenance.
3) Safety: Some car parts play a critical role in ensuring the safety of the vehicle and its occupants. Knowing the lifespans of these safety-related components (such as brakes, tires, and suspension parts) can help car owners prioritise replacements to maintain optimal safety levels.
4) Resale Value: A well-maintained vehicle with up-to-date replacement parts can have a higher resale value. Being able to provide potential buyers with information about recently replaced parts and their lifespans can make the vehicle more attractive and trustworthy.
5) Long-Term Ownership Planning: For those planning to keep their cars for an extended period, understanding replacement part lifespans can aid in creating a long-term maintenance and repair strategy. This can extend the overall lifespan of the vehicle and reduce the likelihood of major breakdowns.
6) Efficiency and Reliability: Regularly replacing worn-out parts can improve the overall efficiency and reliability of the vehicle. This can lead to better fuel economy and smoother performance. You’re also unlikely to experience a breakdown. 
7) Environmental Impact: Properly maintained vehicles contribute more to environmental pollution and waste. By replacing parts at the right time, car owners can reduce the need for frequent disposal of old, worn-out components.
Personal Satisfaction: Being knowledgeable about your vehicle's maintenance needs can give you a sense of control and satisfaction as a car owner. It can also foster a deeper understanding of your vehicle's mechanics and operations.
8) Avoiding Inconvenience: Breakdowns and unexpected failures are always frustrating, especially if they occur at an inconvenient time or location. Knowing when certain parts are likely to fail allows you to plan repairs at times that are most convenient for you.
9) Knowledge Empowerment: Understanding the lifespans of replacement parts can empower car owners to make informed decisions about their vehicles. It can also make interactions with mechanics and service professionals more productive, as you can discuss specific concerns and replacement needs based on your understanding.
 
In essence, having knowledge about replacement part lifespans provides car owners with the tools they need to effectively manage their vehicle's maintenance, budget, safety, and overall performance, contributing to a more positive and hassle-free ownership experience.

Here’s a look at some of the replacement cycles for cars:

Tyres 

4-5 years (depending on monthly mileage and wear)

Car Battery

2 - 3 years

Car Air Filter

19 000 km – 25 000 km

Steering wheel oil

3-5 years

Air conditioner compressor

12-15 years

Windscreen wipers

12 months – 24 months

Oil filter

5 000 km – 15 000 km depending on the type of oil

Brakes 

50 000 km – 65 000 km

These intervals are merely a guideline and nothing replaces the importance of keeping your car properly serviced within the time frames specified in the handbook.

There are also a number of things you can do such as checking the oil level, water level and tyre pressure (do not forget the spare) each time you stop to refuel. Also, do not delay services, as this could lead to engine or other damage that may not be easily seen or heard – until it’s too late.

Replacement Parts and Numbers:

S-PRESSO

PART NO

DESCRIPTION

13780M62S00-000

AIR FILTER

17700M62S00-000

RADIATOR COOLING SYSTEM

95310M62S00-000

AC COMPRESSOR

38340M62S10-000

CAR WIPES

16510M65L10-000

OIL FILTER

55311M66R00-000

BRAKES

09482M00609-000

SPARK PLUGS

22400M76M22-000

CLUTCH

 


CELERIO

PART NO

DESCRIPTION

13780M81R10-000

AIR FILTER

17700M81R00-000

RADIATOR COOLING SYSTEM

95310M66R00-000

AC COMPRESSOR

38340M81R10-000

CAR WIPES

16510M65L10-000

OIL FILTER

55311M62S00-000

BRAKES

09482M00651-000

SPARK PLUGS

22400M81R00-000

CLUTCH

 


SWIFT

PART NO

DESCRIPTION

13780M68P01-000

AIR FILTER

17700M68P00-000

RADIATOR COOLING SYSTEM

95310M55R00-000

AC COMPRESSOR

38340M55R10-000

CAR WIPES

16510M68K00-000

OIL FILTER

55311M68P00-000

BRAKES

09482M00636-000

SPARK PLUGS

22400M66R00-000

CLUTCH

 


JIMNY 3-DOOR

PART NO

DESCRIPTION

13780-78R00-000

AIR FILTER

17700-78R00-000

RADIATOR COOLING SYSTEM

95310-77R00-000

AC COMPRESSOR

38340-77R10-000

CAR WIPES

16510-82703-000

OIL FILTER

55211-76J02-000

BRAKES

09482-00618-000

SPARK PLUGS

22400-78R00-000

CLUTCH

 


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