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P0012 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for July 2008

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

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0012
Help Request Posted
2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAURD68D71
P0012: Cam Over Retarded. I work at a used car dealer and inherited this audi s4. Has misfire at idle. Runs great over 3000RPM. Compression drops to 75 PSI when misfiring all other cylinders 175psi. Tryied Motorvac, plugs, and coils prior to compression checks. Not sure of service hist...
July 30, 2008