Round 2. This week for the fault code P0016 this time on a F18D4 Holden Cruze, the vehicle came in with lack of power and struggled to idle,

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Holden Captiva 2011 – P0011 & P0016 intake valve timing issues

Vehicle

Holden Captiva series 2, 2011, 2.4L 4 cylinder engine.

Symptom

Vehicle came in with check engine light on and complaint was, that the engine was shaking when idling after going for a drive, he left the vehicle sit over night at home drove the next day and no issues after leaving it over night.

Being that the engine light was on the instrument cluster we connected the scan tool and conducted a test drive.

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Security lockout active, vehicle data mismatch

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2005 Rodeo remote programming

A client came in this week, for us to program a new remote,

we used the Tech2 system to program, we looked under 2005 rodeo there was no car made in that year, The vehicle looked like an RA rodeo,

We found that using the ANTI THEFT SYSTEM with a 2000 model jackeroo, just like the TF rodeo,
you will need to immobiliser code and then you can follow the steps to program remote.

RA Rodeo, remote type for programming

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VT commodore DFI module wiring diagram

it is so often that i look for this i thought it would be easier to find it online the next time i need it
so here it is VT-VX DFI module wiring and harness plug pin outs

Holden Calais VE 2006 Electric Mirrors – Passengers side Mirror Not working

As Vehicle come into Our workshop its always an opportunity to be able to check out a system with the Genuine Scan tool Such As the Tech2.
Under Body Systems there is is a few lines that allow you to check the live data of the centre console switch, which is great to check the function of the switch
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XC Barina ECU Changing – Z14XE MULTEC H

known as Corsa c- these vehicles come from 2001 to 2005holden-barina-xc-z14xe-ecu-swap

Z14xe – Delphi Delco HSFI-2.1 – 1.4l 16vMultec (H) – P1614, P1615, P1616.

Variants

  • Vin Codes with XCF08 & XCF68 Spain Built.

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Ts Astra ECU Changing – Z18XE Simtec71

known as Astra G- these vehicles come from 99 to 2005

Z18xe- Simtec71

Variants

  • there are 2 main variants z18xe with simtec 71 and a newer version called simtec 71.1
  • after 2003 the fan controller is different, use your Vin and program with GDS to update is the ecu version is wrong, there is no CAN setting for this and you will not find it in the Tech2 or tech2win,

Programming

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*PROGRAMMING EBCM ON VE COMMODORES

EBCM Replacement

If the electronic brake control module (EBCM) is replaced, the following procedures must be performed:
EBCM Reprogramming, refer to Service Programming System (SPS).

EBCM Reprogramming

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Commodore ABS part numbers

This week started off as a cracker, had a WK Caprice come in with a Traction control light that was not working, when the button next to the shifter was depressed.

The operation of the VY commodore, when pressing the TRAC button the TRAC OFF should change in the instrument cluster similar to that when pressing the PWR button.

This vehicle did have traction control as the button was present and also the 6 pipes on the ABS pump block where present, but the TRAC button and accelerator retarder did not work, after setting up the Tech2 on to the vehicle, it was found that the Tech2 could not communicate as the coding was wrong, we then set up the scan tool for a commodore V6 and the Tech2 connected we found fault 62 RPM sensor error, checked the RPM and at idle it was 275RPM instead of 650RPM,
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