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Holden Calais 2014: What should I do about the safety recall on my car?
In December 2018 I received a letter from Holden about a Safety Recall for a power steering problem for my 2014 Holden Calais, "which may result in loss of power steering assistance". We are elderly ...Read more
Holden Barina 2011: Does this car have a timing chain or belt?
Does the 2011 Holden Barina Hatch have a timing chain or belt? Read more
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
Holden Astra 2006: How can I fix a broken CD player in my car?
I recently purchased a 2006 Holden Astra, when trying to test the CD player we couldn't insert any CDs, the computer says there are no CDs inserted though. Any thoughts as to why we can't put a CD in? Read more
What kind of battery does the Holden Cruze 2010 take?
Could you tell me what sort of battery the Holden Cruze takes? I have just replaced the battery with a DIN66. Is this the correct battery, as it takes a few seconds to kick over when cold? The ...Read more
Holden Cruze 2012: What can I do if my automatic transmission is stuck?
I purchased a 2012 Holden Cruze in 2014 with 40,000 km and had to replace the engine and transmission last year. It cost nearly $5000. Last night while driving home, the car revved and then would not ...Read more
What are the best 7-seat SUV's?
I am looking for a 7-seat SUV that has third row child seat anchor points. The only cars I have found that are suitable are the Nissan Pathfinder, the Holden Acadia and the Mazda CX-9. The CX-9 is ...Read more
Does the Holden Acadia 2019 have enough space for three baby seats?
My daughter is looking at the 2019 Holden Acadia. She needs a 7-seater with enough room for three car seats/baby seats across the row. Is the Arcadia any good or can you advise on a better option? Read more
Holden Cruze 2010: Faults while driving
I'm trying to find information relating to an issue with my son’s 2010 Holden Cruze CD. I was in the passenger seat of the car when I experienced the fault first hand, driving at 60 km/h the doors ...Read more
Holden Barina Spark 2011: Can I change the manual gear lever?
I have become the owner of a 2011 Holden Barina Spark. Can the manual gear lever be changed with a replacement one? The one in the car currently is starting to show signs of deterioration. Can I buy ...Read more
Holden Commodore 1999: What is the re-sale value?
What would be the re-sale value of a 1999 Holden Commodore ute in good working order? Read more
Holden Cruze 2009: Transmission failure
My 2009 Holden Cruze recently had the transmission fail. I took the car to the dealer we purchased it from and was told it will cost $6000 to repair. The vehicle has done just over 200,000 km and has ...Read more
Holden Cruze 2010: Losing power
My wife has been having issues with her 2010 Holden Cruze diesel losing power and I have just read on here of other people having the exact same issue. Is it something that should be a recall issue, ...Read more
Holden Commodore 2002: Why is it not starting properly?
My 2002 Holden Commodore is not starting properly. It turns over but won't go that last little bit; it's also getting really hot really fast. What could it be? Read more
Holden Colorado 2014: Repair issues
I have a 2014 Holden Colorado, what are our rights if we have had work completed at one repairer only to find it has been done badly and needs to be repaired again with out being out of pocket myself. Read more
Holden Cruze 2012: Faulty transmision
I have a 2012 Holden Cruze and have been told by my mechanic that it needs a new transmission. It’s struggling to go into gear and jolting when it’s trying to. It also sometimes starts itself, the ...Read more
Holden Cruze 2011: Leaking water pump
I've heard that there was some extended coverage/warranty for recall issues related to water pump assembly leaks in Holden Cruze JH 2011-2013. I'm just wondering if there's any information you can ...Read more
Holden Captiva LX: ANCAP rating
Is the 2012 Holden Captiva LX a front-wheel drive or AWD variant? Also please advise if the vehicle is a 5-star ANCAP rating vehicle? Read more