Holden Captiva 2008 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Holden Captiva 2008 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Used Holden Captiva review: 2006-2017
By the early part of this century, it was painfully obvious that nobody was going to survive selling or making cars here if they didn’t have an SUV in their showrooms.Ford took the step of designing ...Read More
Hyundai, Audi, Peugeot, Citroen, Holden, Jeep announce recalls
Manufacturers including Hyundai, Holden, Jeep, Peugeot, Citroen and Audi have all issued safety recalls for various models, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).Read More
Used Holden Captiva review: 2006-2014
Holden Captiva is a medium-large SUV that is imported from a General Motors factory in South Korea. It has a lot of Australian input in its body styling and mechanical components. Interestingly, the ...Read More
Holden Captiva: Limp mode
The starting problem could be the result of an alternator that's not charging the battery. Have an auto electrician check it.
Trying to find the cause of the engine warning lights coming on is a tough one.
If they are on all the time then take it to a dealer or a mechanic with diagnostic gear to check the system. It must be either a wiring problem or a sensor malfunction.
Used Holden Captiva review: 2006-2011
Holden’s answer to the SUV wave seemed to fit the bill — initially New Holden was caught with its corporate pants down when SUV sales surged at the dawn of the new century. Quite simply, the brand ...Read More
Used Holden Captiva review: 2008-2013
The Korean-built SUV with family-friendly seating wasn't a serious off-roader. New Holden was slow to pick up on the shift to SUVs. When it hit the market it did so with an imported model instead of ...Read More
Holden recalls 3000 Captiva SUVs
A faulty ignition has led to almost 3000 Captiva customers being contacted to return to dealers to get their cars fixed.Holden is recalling almost 3000 of its Captiva family SUVs because the car ...Read More
Used Holden Captiva review: 2006-2012
Holden Captiva is a medium-large SUV that has a lot of Australian input in its design and engineering teams. It is available in two slightly different body styles, with the MaXX having a sporty look ...Read More
Holden Captiva: Timing case leak
$1000 does sound like a lot of money to fix an oil leak; I reckon a local mechanic could do it for less. The cost aside I would accept the deal, the car is out of warranty and an oil leak is not something I would spend time and energy fighting over.
Holden Captiva: Engine damage
You have to fix it, it's worth virtually nothing with a damaged engine, so there's no way around spending the money. But I would be very keen to find out what caused it to fail, and whether it's perhaps a manufacturing fault that has caused it.