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Hi guys I have a bad shudder when I accelerate lightly or going up hill so under load I have had timing chains done replaced coils and plugs yesterday it still shudders and no codes come up or light does not come on had uni joints and center bearing
checked all ok anyone have any ideas please
It is a 2012 ve series 2,, 3.0 ltr equip sidi
 

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Also might be worth checking the transmission mount and Engine mounts whilst you're there.
 

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Could be the torque converter on the fritz if the other suggestions check out fine.
 

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Could be the torque converter on the fritz if the other suggestions check out fine.
Fu Manchu thankyou the mechanic did actually mention that last week I will be getting it checked out Tuesday or Wednesday and go from there if torque converter probly be expensive? just spent $2900 on timing chains coils and plugs supplied and fitted but cheaper than holden dealer thanks again Fu Manchu
 

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Torque converters can be anything you want them to be.
The overall cost would be in removing the trans to get at it. (It sits in the bell housing between the engine and transmission).
Torque converters aren't cheap, but you'd be looking at $400 to remove the trans ($600 to remove a tranny, but some people might like her to stay). $500-$600 for a torque converter. Could guess at around $1200. A solid service would be required too.
 

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Torque converters can be anything you want them to be.
The overall cost would be in removing the trans to get at it. (It sits in the bell housing between the engine and transmission).
Torque converters aren't cheap, but you'd be looking at $400 to remove the trans ($600 to remove a tranny, but some people might like her to stay). $500-$600 for a torque converter. Could guess at around $1200. A solid service would be required too.
Hi yeah I was just thinking about it and read a couple threads and yours aswell which sounds like exactly what my car is doing so yeah I'm guessing I'm going to be up for about $2000+ thanks again Fu Manchu I let you know the outcome next week I'll go to auto trans place rather than my mechanic I think
 

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Maybe check the transmission fluid level as well.
 

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Maybe check the transmission fluid level as well.
Hi ''Imoengnr, yep I will have to get the mechanic or transmission place to do it it's one of those without a dipstick and has to be done underneath the car unfortunately I am unable to climb under due to my health not being the best but thankyou appreciate the reply
 

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@Danielson1958 just wondering how you went with the car at the mechanic and or transmission specialist?
 

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@Danielson1958 just wondering how you went with the car at the mechanic and or transmission specialist?
''Syked, hello it is going in tomorrow morning he is going to check all the mounts front drive shaft coupling and do a transmission service so I will let you know for sure tomorrow night or Friday depending on what he finds cos it may be converter and thankyou for asking I will definitely let you know
 

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I had a similar shudder only on acceleration, turned out a fine line cracked passenger engine mount, a common fault in commodores.
 

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@Danielson1958 just wondering how you went with the car at the mechanic and or transmission specialist?
''syked, hi I just got my car back all the mounts checked out ok drive shaft coupling ok as rest of drive line so he done a transmission service fluid flush and seems to have fixed it tho I havn't driven far just 10ks home and didn't feel any shudder but some of that road was a bit rough so going for another drive later tonight on some smooth freeway I will let you know
 

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That sounds promising. Hopefully the transmission service did the trick
 

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Hopefully the chains weren't just replaced by the mechanic on back of the shuddering issue in a hope that would fix it.
 

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Hopefully the chains weren't just replaced by the mechanic on back of the shuddering issue in a hope that would fix it.
Nah I was getting them done anyway I should of done them 12months ago but needed to save up some money holden wanted $3000+ just for the chains my mechanic done them coils and plugs for $2900 which I thought was reasonable all genuine holden parts aswell tho we thought the plugs and coils were part of the problem
 
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