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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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Strut Brace Installation

I know, I know – this is a most unnecessary addition to a one-box city car with bench seating and an automatic transmission. But I like it a lot 😳

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Front Wheel Bearing Replacement

On the Carry’s very first post-crossmember-replacement run I heard the unmistakeable drone of an unhappy wheel bearing. Reluctantly waving goodbye to yet another month of seat time I parked the Carry back up and started building another MegaZip shopping list. It never rains…

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Crossmember Replacement

The Carry may have dominated Cannock Chase in its 4×4 in the Forest foray but I did manage to catch the rear crossmember on a hidden tree stump – the only real scrape of the entire day! Overnight parts from Japan time…

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