20 Most Recent 1998 Holden VT Commodore Questions & Answers


first thing to do is check for any error codes! Should tell you what the problem is and that BLACK smokes means it is running rich (getting to much fuel)! Do a google search on how to check the OBD!

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on Feb 27, 2019


check for broken timing belt/chain
check crank/cam position sensors
check that the immobilizer is operational

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on Jan 25, 2018


Hi Joel If not in left side kick panel(early models).Normally above or below fuse remover clip.
Check left side of boot in rear electrical centre. Should be in hand book, should also be a picture in the fuse cover
If neither of these places may not have a relay it will be dependent on type of fuel system.You have not stated why you require to find fuel pump relay. Do you have a start or running issue?

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on May 09, 2017


Is it the globe or no power to the socket?.... Either way above your number plate you'll see the lense and it'll have a clip or screws either unclip and remove or unscrew and remove there you'll find the globes

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on Oct 19, 2016


What's the throttle body like? Any carbon build up

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on Oct 17, 2016


The lock rod must have fallen off due to a broken retainer. remove the door panel and repair whatever issues you find with the lock rod. If the plastic rod retainer is broken the dealer can supply a new one for about $2.00 US

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on Jun 06, 2016


I am not too familiar with Australian vehicles, except the rebadged Holden Monero that was sold as a "Pontiac GTO" in the States in 2005 and 2006, and since your Holden is likely to be a GM vehicle, I am sure the same diagnosis applies. You have what is called an Idle Air Control valve that is located on the throttle body. If it is stuck in the wide open position, it will cause your engine to race. I would say that is the first place to look. GM has a huge problem with their IAC valves going bad.

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on May 18, 2016


Hi Anthony, The link below is a short youtube video on how to fix a car that doesn't crank, Also there's videos down the right side that may help......CHEERS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSE0fOrujW0
Fixing Car That Does Nothing When You Turn The Key

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on Apr 25, 2016


no the code is not 1013
it should flash this same sequence 3 times (one flash small pause then 3 flashes large pause) and then repeat it if there is no other code. if another code is present then it will flash a different number 3 times and then start again with your original code.

DTC 13 - Right Hand (RH) Oxygen Sensor No Signal

fca78bc9-badc-4c18-87c9-d85f75e199f9.jpg


meaning-fault-codes-vt-commodore-5tlevicfphkm0q5jbjfxpntv-2-2.jpg


meaning-fault-codes-vt-commodore-5tlevicfphkm0q5jbjfxpntv-2-3.jpg

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on Apr 21, 2016


Hi Sharon, The link below is a diagram of pictures for 1998 VT commodore fan belt.........CHEERS MATE..

how to put fan belt back on commodore 98 Google Search

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on Apr 15, 2016


Check the bulb by swapping with another bulb and the negative earth cable has a good contact. Does the park light and brake light work properly on that side?

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on Apr 11, 2016


Here is Holden\'s Alloytec V6 in glorious technical detail.

2011-05-31_141148_q1.jpg

The global V6 engine is the first V6 engine program to address what Thomas G. Stephens, group vice president, GM Powertrain, says is a vital initiative: to develop world-class engines with fully contemporary features - such as dual overhead cams and variable valve timing - but at a competitive cost structure that allows use of the engines in a global mix of vehicles.



Exhaust: 111 degrees BTDC initial timing

50 crankshaft degrees retard authority



Compression Ratio:10.2:1



Bore Centers:103 mm



Firing Order:1-2-3-4-5-6



Fuel Shutoff:6,700 rpm



Engine Idle Speed:600 rpm



Fuel System:Sequential port fuel injection (returnless)



Engine Management:Torque-based; Bosch Motronic ME 9 32-bit micro-hybrid controller



Intake Manifold:Dual-plenum, equal-length with 2-position variable volume control (resonance tuned)



Throttle:68-mm single bore; electronic control (ETC)



Ignition:Individual coil-on-plug; individual cylinder knock control



Fuel Requirement:Premium fuel recommended



Emissions Controls:Dual close-coupled catalytic converters (1.15L ultra-thinwall ceramic)

Positive crankcase ventilation (PCV)

Intake- and exhaust-cam phasers (EGR)

Evaporative emissions system



Assembly Sites:St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Material Applications



Block Material:Aluminium, precision sand-cast 319 with cast-in-place iron liners



Cylinder Head Material:Aluminium, semi-permanent mould 319



Intake Manifold:Upper: Aluminium, sand-cast 319

Lower: Aluminium, 356-T6



Exhaust Manifold:High-silicon moly cast iron



Camshaft Covers:Injection compression thermoset composite; vibration isolated



Front Cover:Diecast 380 aluminium; internal multilayer damping panels



Crankshaft:Forged steel



Connecting Rods:Sinterforged steel



Pistons:Aluminium, polymer-coated skirts, full-floating wristpins



Main Bearing Caps:6 bolt caps, copper-infiltrated sintered steel



Oil Pan:Structural diecast aluminium, steel windage and baffle plates



Additional features:Pressure-actuated piston-cooling oil jets

Extended-life sparkplugs, coolant, accessory belts

Cartridge-style, top-access oil filter

Oil-level sensor

Wide-range oxygen sensors

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on Apr 06, 2016


IF you have replaced the battery and the car still wont start I would recommend you check the following and get back to me if it doesn't work.
1.Make sure the t-bar is pushed all the way forward so it regist that its in park.
2.I would recommend you give the starter motor a good tap if the car starts after this you will need a new starter motor

1998 Holden VT... | Answered on Apr 23, 2015

Not finding what you are looking for?

330 questions posted

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Popular Products

Top Holden Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85206 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22484 Answers

Thomas Perkins
Thomas Perkins

Level 3 Expert

14763 Answers

Are you a Holden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

View Most Popular

VT Holden

  • VT Holden

Most Popular Question

fix left reverse commodore

  • Cars & Trucks
Loading...