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P0012 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for February 2008

Camshaft Position 'A' Over-Retarded (Bank 1)


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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14564
P0012: Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded (Bank 1). ... idles erratically, sets code P0012. Oil was changed with 5W20. Suggestion was a sticking VTC solenoid or cam sprocket issue. Cruises ok. Idles when P0012 is not prevalent. Runs great, idles great. Only at times engine rocks left to right as cam is retarded...
February 05, 2008
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14564
P0012: Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded (Bank 1). ... idles erratically, sets code P0012. Oil was changed with 5W20. Suggestion was a sticking VTC solenoid or cam sprocket issue. Cruises ok. Idles when P0012 is not prevalent. Runs great, idles great. Only at times engine rocks left to right as cam is retarded...
February 05, 2008