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Double Trouble

Having poked enough rust holes in one vehicle to leave me ashen-faced the other one – the backup, no less – has decided to have a major hiccup too…

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Just Carry It

It’s time to say goodbye to the wonderful little Carry. As I noted when the Wagon All-the-Rs reappeared it’s just not feasible for me to run three cars long term and, truth be told, the super-practical work that’s kept the Carry busy up until now has slowly been petering out…

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JB23W + MC22S + DD51T

A Suzuki Jimny JB23W, Wagon R RR MC22S and Carry DD51T

DD51T Fluids Change

Here’s a quick reference for anyone changing the engine oil, gearbox and transfer case oil, or differential oil in their Suzuki Carry DD51T. I couldn’t find any easily available (and reliable) information on capacities for any of the above so I recorded rough amounts based on a service of my own vehicle.

Engine (inc. filter): ~2800ml
Front Differential: ~600ml
Rear Differential: ~700ml
Gearbox & Transfer Box*: ~2600ml

*Both housed within one casing

Ventilation Mode Cable Replacement

Ever since the Carry arrived the ventilation mode had been stuck, thankfully on the screen demist setting. Fixing it had therefore remained a relatively low priority, but a niggle like that will get to you eventually…

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