Whether you want to have a clean car or you plan to sell your car, cleaning the engine of your Suzuki Sx4 is an work of routine service that is not necessarily well handled, between the fear of harming electronic components or not knowing which products to use… In this post, we will go along with you to perform this work of service with serenity. To achieve this, first, we will find out why it might be necessary to clean the engine of your car, and, in a second step, how to clean the engine of your Suzuki Sx4 .


Why clean the engine of your Suzuki Sx4?

So we begin our content page by explaining why it might be good to consider a cleaning of the engine block of your Suzuki Sx4 .

The most common motive for cleaning the engine compartment of your car should be frequent service. Failing to clean your car will bring about dirt and grime to build up and eventually harm auto parts of your car. We recommend you to perform this cleaning between 1 and 2 times a year. It can also be interesting to clean your engine before selling your Suzuki Sx4, however be cautious not to clean it too much, potential buyers might believe that a too clean engine is synonymous with a leaking engine that tries to be camouflaged by a complete cleaning, better to have a healthy engine than a too clean engine.

How to clean the engine of your Suzuki Sx4?

We will now start the core of the content page with the practical section of cleaning the engine block of your Suzuki Sx4 . To do this, in the first section we will concentrate on the preparation to do on your engine to conduct this work correctly, and in a second time, the instructions to enable you to clean the engine compartment of your Suzuki Sx4.

To prepare the engine of your Suzuki Sx4 before cleaning it

First step and not the least essential one. Even if your car’s engine compartment is designed to be waterproof, cleaning it thoroughly is not advised either as a result of the many electrical components inside. Therefore, before you clean the engine of your Suzuki Sx4 completely, it is better to protect the electrical components of your Suzuki Sx4 . Here are the steps to take to protect your car’s engine correctly:

  • Disconnect and remove the battery from your Suzuki Sx4 , to do this, do not think twice to seek advice from our content page dedicated to this subject if you don’t know how to achieve this step.
  • Take off the upper motor housing of your Suzuki Sx4 , it’s a plastic cover that can in general be removed by unscrewing a few screws. This will enable you to have an easier access to the whole engine of your car.
  • Protect all electrical components with plastic film , stretchable for example, this involves the flowmeter (which is located on your air inlet), the alternator, all electrical cables and the fuse box


Cleaning of the engine compartment of a Suzuki Sx4

Now that you have prepared your car for cleaning, all you have to do is commence cleaning it, here are the steps to stick to to clean the engine of your Suzuki Sx4 correctly :

  • Warm up the engine of your car for about 5 minutes, this will produce the grease more fluid and assist in its elimination.
  • Use a strong> engine degreaser and spray generously on all visible parts of your Suzuki Sx4 engine.
  • Let it operate for five to ten minutes.
  • Do not use a high-pressure cleaner, as this may affect parts of your engine. So use a garden hose and rise with a lot of water.
  • If you are convinced with the result, you can dry your engine with a compressor, if there are traces of grease remaining, you can repeat the procedure until it goes away.
  • Last little piece of suggestions, if you want and have the budget, you can apply a layer of motor protection, this will prevent the accumulation of dirt on the engine of your Suzuki Sx4, you will locate this kind of product in specialised retailers or in the category of products for boat motors

All you have to do is clean the work area, refit your engine crankcase, reconnect your battery and you’ll be able to get back on the road with a clean engine.

If you want more guides on the Suzuki Sx4, go to our Suzuki Sx4 category.