Why does the 'Service Engine Soon' light come on only when you drive for a long time?
Get the car scanned and the codes should give you some guidance of where to start.
You can drive the car but should have the vehicle checked soon as possible. BUT if the service engine soon light is flashing, stop the vehicle when it is safe to do so then shut off the engine immediately. If you continue to drive the vehicle with the service engine soon light flashing you will do catastrophic damage to the catalytic converter(s).
What is the difference between the service vehicle soon and the service engine soon light a Pontiac aztek?
The Service Vehicle Soon indicator is usually a light bulb, headlight, or something to do with the vehicle. The Service Engine Soon indicator is anything that could be wrong with the Engine. Some computers can read codes for either, but some computers can only read codes for the Service Engine indicator.
Service engine soon light on after you replaced drive belt and Power steering pump drive belt at Pep-boys are they responsible for rechecking engine codes?
There are a couple of ways to reset the Service Engine Soon light on a Suzuki Grand Vitara. The easiest way is to get a scan tool from your local auto parts store. Using the scan tool will reset the service engine light. Disconnecting your vehicle's battery is another way that often works to reset the Service Engine Soon light.