No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Holden reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Holden Colorado 2011: Problems with the crankshaft
My son has a 2011 4x4 diesel Holden Colorado and had the front crankshaft seal replaced as it was leaking. The next day whilst driving the engine developed a knocking noise, leaking oil and a wobbly ...Read more
Holden Astra GTC 2015: Why is my car coughing dark smoke?
My 2015 Holden Astra GTC idles really rough coughing dark smoke for the first 20 seconds on first start for the day. No codes are stored apparently and it's only done 50,000kms. It runs great ...Read more
Holden Colorado 2013: What are the known issues for this model?
I'm looking at buying a 2013 Holden Colorado with 210,000kms are there any known issues on this model? Read more
Holden Cruze 2011: Radio in a constant boot-loop
I have a 2011 Holden Cruze and last year the genuine stock radio started to go into a constant boot-loop. I have already taken it into the dealership to see if they could reprogram it and also for ...Read more
Holden Captiva 2007: Why is the engine smoking?
I have bought a 2007 Holden Captiva 2.0 turbo-diesel. I'm dealing with white a smoke issue. The smoke is thick and I can’t drive the car as there is a lot of smoke with the engine either at a hot or ...Read more
Holden Vectra 2000: Why is it cutting out?
I have a 2000 Holden Vectra. I had the automatic gear cable replaced and while driving, it changes gears perfectly fine and has plenty of power for a 2.2-litre four-cylinder. But when has been driven ...Read more
Holden Colorado 2009 - 2012: What are the servicing intervals?
Can you tell me at what kilometres the major service is due on the 2009 -2012 Colorado (timing chain/belt etc)? Read more
Holden Commodore 2002: Engine misfiring
My '02 Holden Commodore engine misfires on two cylinders when put it into reverse or drive. Any idea what could be the problem? Read more
Holden Captiva 2015: Amber light on the dashboard
Why does the amber light on my dash keep appearing in my 2015 Holden Captiva? Read more
Holden Cruze 2011: Fast flashing red light
I have a 2011 JH Holden Cruze CDX petrol. The red light to indicate the alarm is on the dash is blinking very fast. I couldn’t start my car this morning and it was the battery. But the light ...Read more
Can I have a 2017 engine in my 2014 Holden Colorado?
I needed a new motor in my Holden Colorado and sourced one from a wrecking yard. It turns out they sold me a 2017 motor, and they are saying it will work if I change some of the sensors. But Holden ...Read more
3027 Holden Commodore: Fuel-injector failure.
I have an MY17 VF Series 2 SS Commodore. I started it up on the weekend and the engine-warning light, traction-control, stability-control and service light were showing on the dash. The engine was ...Read more
2014 Holden Caprice: Not recognising remote keys.
Can someone please advise me on how to stop my 2014 Holden Caprice's computer from going to sleep and not recognising/detecting the remote keys? Holden has done two diagnostic tests at a cost of ...Read more
Holden Captiva 2011: Why is it stalling?
I have a Holden Captiva 2011 Series 2 automatic five-seater. Sometimes, when I drive my car, it suddenly stalls and I can't accelerate anymore. The warning light with the tool logo comes on as well ...Read more
Holden Calais 2008: Does the timing belt need to be replaced?
I bought a 2008 Holden Calais. The previous owner advised the timing belt needs to be replaced and that the last service was due at 130,000km (presently it's at 145,000km). It drives pretty well, but ...Read more
Holden Cruze 2010: Drop in power going uphill
I have a 2010 Holden Cruze. I recently had a problem with a drop in power when going uphill. I put the car in to be fixed explaining what the problem was. After some time, I was told that it was a ...Read more
Holden Cruze 2013 or 2010: Are they worth buying?
Is it worth buying a 2013 Holden Cruze automatic or the 2010 model? I have heard mixed reviews. Read more
Holden Barina 2000: Why does my car randomly lose momentum?
My 2000 Holden Barina Swing has 90,000km on the clock. I will be driving along and the car will lose momentum almost like it is not getting fuel. It does not do this all the time but maybe three or ...Read more
Holden Vectra 2004: How do I jump-start my car?
I had trouble starting my 2004 Holden Vectra, it wouldn't kick over. Could I have caused more problems jump-starting my car with a jump-starting kit, with the negative connected to the negative and ...Read more
Holden Cruze 2014:
I own a 2014 Holden Cruze Equipe. I bought it brand new, always serviced from local dealer, and never had any issues with it until I had a crash. Rear left panel is badly damaged in crash and this ...Read more