Holden Commodore VT to VZ II (Petrol) 1997 - 2006

Haynes Owners Service & Repair Manual

By JH Haynes

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Holden Commodore VT VX VY VZ Series 1997 - 2006 Haynes Owners Service & Repair Manual covers the V6 and V8 versions of the Commodore VT, VT II, VX, VX II, VZ and VZ II models produced from 1997 to 2006 (sedans) and 2007 (wagon and utility), 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 models.

Please note there is no specific information for the Statesman and Caprice models although they are basically long wheelbase versions of the Commodore.

Engines Covered:
● 3.6 litre (3565 cc) V6 "Alloytec" V6 (VZ models)
● 3.8 litre (3791 cc) V6 "Ecotec" (VT to VY Series II models)
● 3.8 litre (3791 cc) supercharged "Ecotec" V6 (VT to VY II Series models)
● 5.0 litre (4987 cc) V8 (VT Series I models)
● 5.7 litre (5667 cc) "Gen III" V8 (VT Series II - VZ Series I models)
● 6.0 litre (5967 cc) "Gen IV" V8 (VZ Series II models)

Does NOT cover information on LPG models.

Manual Transmissions:
● Getrag 260 (for 3.8 litre V6)
● Getrag 290 (for 5.0 litre V8)
● Aisin D173 AY6 (for 3.6 litre V6)
● Borg Warner Tremec T56 (for 5.7 litre and 6.0 litre V8)
Note: No Overhaul Information for the Aisin D173 Gearbox and Borg Warner Tremec T56 Gearbox.

Automatic Transmissions:
● 4L60-E (for VT to VY models V6 & V8 and 175kW VZ V6)
● 4L65-E (for VZ V8 models)
● 5L40-E (for 190 kW VZ V6 models)
NOTE Automatic Transmission: Only maintenance, adjustment, minor repair procedures plus removal and installation are described.

● Introductory Pages
About this Manual; Introduction to the Holden Commodore; Vehicle Identification Numbers; Recall Information; Buying Parts; Maintenance Techniques, Tools and Working Facilities; Booster Battery (jump) starting; Jacking and Towing; Anti-Theft Radio System; Automotive Chemicals and Lubricants; Conversion Factors; Safety First!; Troubleshooting
● Tune Up and Routine Maintenance
● 3.8 litre V6 Ecotech Engine
● 3.6 litre V6 Alloytec Engine
● 5.0 litre V8 Engine
● 5.7 litre Gen 3 and 6.0 litre Gen 4 V8 Engine
● General Engine Overhaul Procedures
● Cooling, Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
● Fuel and Exaust Systems
● Engine Electrical Systems
● Emissions and Engine Control Systems
● Manual Transmission (Getrag 260 & 290 Disassembly and Rebuild)
● Automatic Transmission
● Clutch and Drivetrain
● Brakes
● Suspension and Steering Systems
● Body
● Chassis Electrical Systems
● Wiring Diagrams

Also contains:
● A Wiring diagram of the Fly by Wire Throttle and how to Diagnose Throttle Problems.

NOTE: Only maintenance, adjustment, minor repair procedures plus removal and installation are described for the Transmissions.

PLEASE NOTE that these manuals are intended for petrol engine cars (except where diesel is specifically mentioned) built to Australian specifications. Whilst many of them are useful for the same make and model of car built for other markets, such vehicles may have different features, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.

Haynes repair manuals can save you money on maintenance and repair bills. Step-by-step procedures and illustrations guide you through every job, from basic maintenance and troubleshooting, to complete teardown & rebuild.

General information on Repair Manuals

Please note that workshop manuals are usually written for models sold in a specific country. Differences in specification can exist between models sold in different countries and items such as engines can vary. Please check that the manual will cover your model before purchase and if you are unsure please contact us first.

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