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Discussion in 'VE Holden Commodore (2006 - 2013)' started by TinSnips, Sep 3, 2010.

  1. Mike08

    Mike08 No Back seat drivers

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    Sounds like it's getting somewhere at least mate, waiting with interest to hear how it goes over the next few days.

    It's a positive start.

    Cheers mate.
     
  2. TinSnips

    TinSnips Polish all the things...

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    Yeah, should be an interesting week. I'm (very) quietly optimistic. The shift feel is remarkably improved - though it is still early days. The difference is really quite astounding. Clutch feels the same, and even though they couldn't find any fault with the diff, it does feel significantly tighter after being pulled open and put back together.

    here's hoping this one lasts.
     
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    The X Man Donating Member

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    The tighter the better huh?
     
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    YootDriver New Member

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    Hoping the rub of the green works for you this time bloke - you have been an extremely patient customer probably more that most would be, I agree about working with the dealer rather than against them but you can only take so much....

    Cheers John
     
  5. TinSnips

    TinSnips Polish all the things...

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    To a point - you know how it is.
     
  6. TinSnips

    TinSnips Polish all the things...

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    Thanks mate - yeah the patience is certainly being tested - but again, a trouble-free day, so who knows. Might be a good sign.
     
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    greenacc Searching for the billion

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    You will probably never hear it, but there's probably some shmuck at holden thats been building gearboxes high on smack, or a faulty assembly procedure or something, and you might have been the guy that has forced them to go through and find that bug in the system or snake in the grass. Good on you Bloke !!
     
  8. TinSnips

    TinSnips Polish all the things...

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    haha - yeah who knows. Some pelican somewhere fked something up! I know that this is number 4 (counting the one she came with) and they were all varying degrees of shithouse. It's only been a couple of days but this one is as yet, unchanged. I just hope it holds up and I can start doing something with the ute!
     
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    Good to hear things are on the improve, hope they stay that way.

    I have a rattle\creak in the drivers door, asked 2 dealers to have a look both claimed to have fixed it, both had different methods.

    I still have the same rattle\creak.

    For the moment I will just mention it every time it goes in for a service, and after the warranty runs out if not fixed i'll be immune to the noises by then.

    Cheers
     
  10. TinSnips

    TinSnips Polish all the things...

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    It's the most annoying thing when there's an unresolved rattle - don't think I'll ever be immune to mine!
     
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    More than likely...

    -The strikers. I fixed mine by replacing all 4. Fixed ALOT of rattles in it
    - Door seals. lube em up!
     
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    TinSnips Polish all the things...

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    Hands up who likes rooted clutch bearings! fark me!
     
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    Wow, Read your thread and credit to your patience's..
    Hope they just give you a new Green Machine....
     
  14. TinSnips

    TinSnips Polish all the things...

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    haha thanks mate.

    Not very likely, unfortunately. Just another day in paradise, really.

    A new noise popped up which is suspected to be clutch bearings - will be confirmed tomorrow, so just have to see what happens.
     
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    Mate you have some bad luck. You must of done something pretty bad in a past life.:hmmm:
     
  16. TinSnips

    TinSnips Polish all the things...

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    tell me about it! Must have slaughtered puppies or eaten homeless kids - who knows!
     
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    Mike08 No Back seat drivers

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    Come on Holden, give this poor guy a new bloody ute. This is a disgrace.

    No new car owner should have to put up with this total and utter bs.

    If they are trying to fix it my friend, they are not trying hard enough.

    Cheers.
     
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    yeah, it's certainly more than a little average. Can't even tell you how tired of driving up to the dealer I am.
     
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    Apprently the new noise was not a clutch bearing as suspected, but the harmonic balancer - which is odd as it was only replaced a week ago. Oh well. Will confirm tomorrow if it's fixed.
     
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    Would be nice for you to have a weekend of fun... Instead of being at dealers every week... Deadset there are atleast 50,000 holden lovers... At a $1 each to you, we'd have you on the road in no time...:beer chug:
     

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