What model Commodore has timing chain Problems?

What model Commodore has timing chain Problems?

Answered by CarsGuide The early VE model Commodore V6s certainly had all sorts of dramas with stretched timing chains that could run into thousands of dollars to fix. Holden changed the design of the chain and while it did help, we’ve still heard of later post-2008 model Commodore V6s exhibiting the same problem.

Is VE Commodore reliable?

This car was very well maintained by its previous owner. All I’ve had to do was put new tyres on it and replace brake pads, it’s a very comfortable family car. And so far very reliable. After driving manual transmission cars for the last 20 years the auto transmission is an added bonus!

What is a 2007 VE Commodore worth?

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*Private Price Guide $16,300 – $19,400
*Trade In Price Guide $12,600 – $15,700
*Average Km 225,000 – 375,000
*Price When New $54,490* Price Guide (EGC)

What problems do VE Commodores have?

Other problems with the VE Commodore generally include some electrical problems that are surfacing with age, particularly camshaft-position sensors, a build-up of carbon on the intake valves which can cause rough running and poor economy, oil leaks and leaks from the cooling system.

Do the VF SV6 have timing chain Problems?

Timing chains are *not* an issue in VF Commodores as they were in the VZ-series, where a faulty batch was mixed up with the correct chains, thus causing elongation and stretch, typically around 50,000 to 70,000km. The VF (SIDI DI) chain metrics are similar and same number of chains, but do not have faults.

What engine is in a VE SV6?

With the Commodore IV (VE) SV6 Sportwagon has a naturally-aspirated V 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code LLT. This engine produces a maximum power of 286 PS (282 bhp – 210 kW) at 6400 rpm and a maximum torque of 350.0 Nm (258 lb. ft) at 6400 rpm.

Do Holden Commodores have timing belts?

Having the timing belt replaced on your Holden Commodore at the recommended intervals will ensure that your vehicle remains in good running condition. While the cost of having your Holden Commodore timing belt replaced can be a bit of a shock, it’s a lot cheaper than having to replace your engine due to a failure.

What model is a 2007 Commodore?

The Holden Commodore 2007 prices range from $2,990 for the basic trim level Sedan Commodore Omega to $44,990 for the top of the range Sedan Commodore SS. The Holden Commodore 2007 comes in Sedan, Ute and Wagon….Ute.

Holden Commodore Models SPECS PRICE
(base) 3.6LRegular Unleaded Petrol 6 speed manual $3,900 – 6,380

How much does it cost to replace a timing chain on a VE Commodore?

The average cost of a timing chain replacement will be between $1,000.00 and $1,800.00. If your mechanic has advised that your timing chain is broken and must be replaced in order for your engine to run, then the time to replace it will likely be between 3 and 4 hours.

What gearbox is in a VE SV6?

If your car is an SV6, it will have either a five-speed automatic (5L40E) or a six-speed manual (the Aisin D173/AY6 unit). If your car is a V8 Commodore, it will have either the six-speed automatic (6L80) or a six-speed manual (Tremec T56) fitted.

Is the SV6 supercharged?

SUPERCHARGED 3.6L V6 Engine Coupled To Its Smooth 6 Speed Sequential Auto Transmission. Loaded With Extras Including Its BRAND NEWVortech Supercharger Kit Including Front Mount Intercooler, Custom Pipe Work Along WWith Freshly Powder Coated Alloy Wheels.

What does SV6 mean?

The Sv6 is a sportier variant of the V6 Holden Commodore typically used by cocky P plate drivers who cannot drive an 8 cylinder vehicle on their restricted license.

What are the problems with the Holden V6 engine?

The single greatest issue is the timing chain fault that the V6 engine is very common for. Unfortunately the Holden V6 is known for stretched timing chains which is a very costly fix. We have addressed this in a previous blog post which can be found at the following link. Holden VE Commodore Stretched Timing Chains

What is the difference between the Holden VE and SV6?

To compete Holden needed a new hero six; that came in the form of the SV6. The SV6 built on the already sporty stance of the VE with added body enhancements to give it an even sportier look. Under the bonnet it had a high output version of the 3.6-litre double overhead camshaft Alloytec V6 that put out 195kW at 6500rpm and 340Nm at 2600rpm.

Does the Holden Commodore 2007 have any known major issues?

Holden Commodore 2007: Any known major issues? If it’s in good condition and has been well serviced it will drive well, but it’s important to remember that it is an old car now and should be bought with due care. They can have problems with the engine timing chains, which is an expensive repair if needed.

What happened to Holden’s s?

As Ford’s flyer has ascended the throne Holden’s S has got lost in the traffic. To compete Holden needed a new hero six; that came in the form of the SV6.