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  1. E

    Cam, Crank, Belt?

    Hello Hello! It's about time I asked for help; My beloved VT is starting to get to me o_O The Car: VT-II V6 Auto, 200k on the clock, 2nd owner. The Symptoms: Rough Idle - Engine is generally quiet and smooth running, starts first time every time and runs a dream when it wants to. At Idle it...
  2. BrokenVZ

    VZ ute stalls when at Servo & on hot days

    Hi all, My MY06 VZ ute has a tantrum at the petrol station occasionally when I put fuel in and threatens to stall, or sometimes if it’s been in the sun all day (like if it's parked outside work). If it does actually stall it will start the second time. Happens less if you feed her a tank of 98...
  3. G

    VY stalling

    VY Berlina V6 automatic Hey guys, the other night I was driving around when my engine stalled out of nowhere. Both my brakes and steering went stiff, RPM and speedo dropped out but still had my electrics (Stereo on, headlights, etc.). And just seconds before it happened I heard a small clunk...
  4. 5

    Violent shake and stall

    Hey guys I've got a ve commodore 3.6l alloytec it has just suddenly started violently shakeing and stalling plus misses when revving (sounds like a lawn Mower) but on the rare occasion it will idle and drive fine. Since then I've tested the injectors, replaced the coils, checked for vaccume...
  5. Podja

    93 Senator cuts out, then runs perfect after 2mins

    Hi everyone, Ive got a 64 EH ute with a 93 VR Senator engine fitted. Has been running fine for years however everytime i drive it, it starts first turn, runs & idles fine. Then when i drive it she has a cough then stops all within the first 2 or 3 ks. It WILL NOT start again no matter how...
  6. Z

    Serious Help Needed!!!

    Hey, My VZ is stalling sometimes on start up and has really negative long term fuel trims on bank 1 (-15%) and slightly negative on the other (-4%). I just put in new injectors and got this ECU replaced (unrelated issue that required a new ECU). I know it could be O2 but how do I diagnose...
  7. DrHelpMe

    Blowing engine fuse when shifting to drive

    Recently my v6 ve commodore stalled as I was pulling up to the lights and wouldn't start, after we got it home and figured out the F39-10a IGN engine fuse was blown we changed it and she started fine I shifted into reverse got out the driveway put her in drive and she goes again fuse blown...
  8. V6formethx

    VX Dual Fuel (Aftermarket) DTC57 Injector Monitor Line problems

    Hi all, and thanks in advance if you are even reading this, let alone able to offer assistance. I have never come across and issue with these motors I haven't resolved myself, but this has me absolutely stumped after months of trying to figure it out. Issue: Engine light comes on after a...
  9. P

    Vz Commodore Auto “Stalling” / Struggling to start

    Hey guys, I have a problem with my VZ V6 Auto “stalling” and not starting sometimes. Any ideas? So far I have: Serviced and changed all fluids New air filter New fuel filter Cleaned MAF Checked for vacuum leaks Replaced all spark plugs Checked all coils Replaced fuel pump relay Replaced Oxy...
  10. G

    2014 VF Stalling when driving

    I have a 2014 VF commodore sv6 redline that has developed a rough idle and is now stalling when driving on the road. it only seems to stall when hot or after driving for about 20+ minutes. Has anyone else come across this problem? looking to take it to Holden in the near future... expensive as...
  11. C

    VE stalling

    Hi, so as the name suggests I am pretty clueless about cars (need help on a history assignment or tips to bake perfect Macaroons I am your girl) I have a VE Lumina and in hot weather my car often stalls. First time I start it for the day it is fine but if I drive to the shops stop for say 20mins...
  12. E

    VY Commodore Overheating, Rattling and Not Starting(?)

    I purchased an Automatic VY Holden Commodore last week for $800. At first, it was overheating a lot. It would constantly stall and no longer start for a while. A mechanic jump started the car and said that it'll briefly run (for no more than five minutes) before the metal expands again. Upon...
  13. Jdm085

    Vx commodre engine shaking at idle and knocking

    Hay all this is my first post I just brought a 2002 vx acclaim wagon for $350 These are the problems i have Engine knocks and shakes at idle. Engine smooths out at 20-30kph still knocking. Engine knock gets less auditable at 60-70kph. Engine basicly has no knock but slight shake at...
  14. R

    VT series 2 V6 stalling when hot and thermo fans not working properly.

    When idling or driving slowly in traffic, once engine warms up and temp gets to half way between a quarter and a half, the car will stall. It struggles for a second or two before stalling and wont start straight away. I thought it was the crank angle sensor so I replaced that but problem...
  15. N

    1992 Holden Statesman II, Starts on gas then stalls.

    Hi All I recently stopped at the petrol station and put about 30ltrs of gas in the car. Got in and switched it from Petrol to gas. Car started and I drove away. While cruising down the highway, I switch it back to fuel for a couple of hundred meters then back to gas, to where it stopped...
  16. D

    VZ randomly running rough and stalling while driving

    Hi Everyone I've been reading the forums for troubleshooting a VZ issue but can't find what's the problem so I thought I'll ask you guys, you all seem pretty sharp. Its a 2006 VZ v6 berlina auto sedan thats starting to idle rough at the lights occasionally then will stall if taking your foot...
  17. C

    98 VT Berlina Commodore, running rough, idling rough

    So ive tried so much to fix this issue, done plugs, leads, coil, even replaced starter motor (as it wasnt disengaging...) and it is still running rough, hot or cold, revs just jump and fall and i am at a complete loss as to why. it stalls though when it is cold (its an auto) i could use ANY...
  18. J

    vs 5L losing power

    Here's the story, car was running fine other then a new voltage regulator last week. Today while hot I lost a power and stalled, all symptoms looked like vapour lock but I understand vapour lock is rear in efi engines. The engine and oil light came on and the fuel pump sounded stuttery when I...
  19. J

    VL hoses / major fuel leaks

    Hey there. My VL was leaking fuel from the injectors, hoses and fuel pump.. And kept stalling. The last time I had it running it stalled every time I tried to accelerate. I pulled it apart to do injectors, and realized all the hoses are still original (they're all cracked) I know it's a big job...
  20. K

    VP V8 surging while idiling and running terrible until the engine is warm

    First time post and have found much help with my VP V8 on these forums....so in advance, thank you for everyone sharing their knowledge on here! I have a 1992 VP V8 SS Commodore with a 304 stock engine and 4 speed automatic gearbox. The issue that I have is when I started my car after work...
  21. J

    VR Calais problems! need help!

    VR Calais S2 stalling whenever i move in gear. dash flashes when changing into gears and abs off light comes on when no brakes or handbrake is on? car also takes a bit to turn over since these problems have started.. any ideas on where to start with all this? pretty sure my throttle...
  22. P

    Help Please - 98 VT Stalling issue

    Hi just wanting some advice as what to do. I have a 98 VT sedan, 6 cyl, problem I've been having is it randomly stalls without warning, and only when the weather is hot or if Ive travelled an hour or so and then caught up in traffic, I have travelled to Mildura and back several times with no...
  23. P

    vs statesman ls1 cutting out!

    hi first post here, i have a 96 statesman that has had a ls1 put in it.. it has a t350 beefed up g/box, but ive had issues with it cutting out (literally as if some one has turned the engine off), but starts and runs fine after. the ls1 has a mild cam, exhaust and mafless tune it used to...
  24. C

    VX dual fuel playing up

    2001 VX dual fuel. Lpg was not factory fitted. Auto 6cyl. Running ok then latly started cutting out while driving. Usually when revs are low or when taking off. Dash board lights up then either goes away and runs normaly or will turn off completly. Lights and everything. Will go pop bonet...
  25. M

    vr berlina is stalling, no mechanics seem to be able to find the problem :(

    Okay, so a couple of months ago I took my vr into the mechanics to get my engine mounts replaced. My partner picked my car up and he didn't notice anything odd. The next day I droge it to work and noticed the it was purging sometimes when I was braking coming to a stop.. and it stalled a couple...
  26. S

    V8 5.0 litre stalling.

    So, it's a 1992 VQ statesman, but it has a VS 5.0 litre (not that it makes much difference.). The problem is that the car stalls after warming up. When you first start it up it idles fine but on the rare occasion will go up and down between 700-1200 (1k revs usually being a steady cold start...
  27. J

    VT Ecotec Stalling

    Hey guys. I have a VT series 2 ecotec (auto) that has been having a few issues lately. The car will at basically anytime while running randomly start revving up (to about 1200rpm) then rev back down (to about 300rpm) repeat this process 3-10 times. Sometimes after this happens the engine...
  28. S

    vk efi stalling when reaching 1/4 heat

    hi im getting my self confused in diagnosing a fault in my vk 202 efi. Almost everytime i drive it till it reaches 1/4 heat it stalls or if im driving at speed it runs rough and trys stall it last max of 5 secs. Then 30seconds after this happens the temp moves to the next notch everytime so it...
  29. M

    [General] [VS-VY] How to change Crank Angle Sensor (CAS) with PICS

    Hi people, I noticed there is not a how-to thread for replacing crank angle sensors on the ecotec, yet how popular CAS issues are, I thought I would write one up after recently replacing the CAS in my ute. What you will need: Socket set (make sure you have a 24mm for the harmonic balancer...
  30. A

    VE stalling after filling

    my ve sv6 started stalling after filling it up. it started happening a couple of months after i bought it. i don't over click it. i don't use e10. stalls with regular, 95 and 98. it either stalls or coughs and splutters. and i found punching the throttle while starting the first time after...
  31. R

    SS stalling when turning right at idle speeds only

    Hi Guys, Had my car serviced and a new battery put in and since then it has played up with occasionally stalling when performing sharp right turns into car parks or the like at low speeds. It has a 3,5 stall converter in it as well. Have found that if i keep the revs up it will be ok but it has...
  32. M

    VE 60th Anniversary Stalling

    Hi, This problem started about 6 months ago, my 60th Anniversary Commodore stalled as i was parking. I took it to Holden who promptly fixed the problem reassuring it would not happen again. A few months later the car stalled again in a similar incident. Once again Holden 'fixed' saying the...
  33. W

    Vs keeps stalling

    Hey I was wondering if anybody could tell me why my vs is stalling after I fire it up. I drove it around all day yesterday then on the way home it cut out on me and has been doing so ever since, I have recently replaced the fuel pump which has been in for about a week now and also the fuel...
  34. S

    Vr runs like junk

    Hi, feedback is appreciated. With my VR V6, recently it seems to idle a bit rough, there was a miss but it seems to have been fixed with new leads and plugs, it still idles rough when its warm and when I am braking heading toward traffic lights or whatever it sometimes stalls when almost...
  35. D

    vn s1 commodore dual fuel stalling only on gas

    i have a 90' model vn commodore that i recently got the gas tank restamped and running again. since then the car runs fine at 60km/ph + on both lpg and fuel but stalls on lower speed only on lpg. there is a round metal device fixed between the throttle body and the air filter tube that haves...
  36. N

    VK stalling on take off

    Hey everyone! Im new here and not sure if im posting this in the right area lol My dad bought me a VK commodore back in April, there a quiet a few things wrong with it but as my dad is no longer talking to me i have no one to help :( I know a lil about cars (i have fixed most of the cars...
  37. M

    My Car Stalls!! Please HELP

    Ok so i have a vr commy but A CONVERSION with a vy v6 (03) engine AUTO in it and the wiring loom is from a VS 97 Model.. The car has pacemaker extractors, 2.5 inch redback sports, highflow cat, 1:9:1 high ratio roller rockers, memcal from MACE, CAI ,LSD, 3:4:5 Gears, but anyway before i did...
  38. M

    My Car Stalls!! Please HELP

    Ok so i have a vr commy but A CONVERSION with a vy v6 (03) engine AUTO in it and the wiring loom is from a VS 97 Model.. The car has pacemaker extractors, 2.5 inch redback sports, highflow cat, 1:9:1 high ratio roller rockers, memcal from MACE, CAI ,LSD, 3:4:5 Gears, but anyway before i did...
  39. C

    please help my car wont start!

    hey all i have a yv commodore v6 executive and it an auto on friday night it randomly started stalling while i was idling. the next day she ran fine not a problem but come Saturday night the stalling started again i was able to start it the first few times but then i stalled again and now...
  40. KeaganKaotic

    Auto Commodore Stalling...

    Hey guys. A friend said its the Surge Pump causing this, another said may be the Fuel pump, and yet another friend said it may be something in my tank... but none of them own a VN so I just wanted a second opinion. When my VN has less than half a tank of petrol it begins to run rough, and even...
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