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P0012 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for March 2009

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


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0012
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Valve Advance VIN: JM1EK14334
P0012: Camshaft Position Timing Over - Retarded (Right Hand). ... we've had nothing but problems. We now have it running, but it makes an awful valve-like noise over 3000 RPM, when the valve timing advance should be activated. We are getting the P0012 code indicating that the timing is too far retarded. After trying to t...
March 03, 2009
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80DX3
P0012: Camshaft Position Timing Over - Retarded (Right Hand). The woman called in and told me her oil pressure light was on, tach not working, and a bunch of lights were on in the dash. I told her to first check her oil, 4 QUARTS LOW! When i got the car 4 days later, the oil light was not on but all the other problems st...
March 09, 2009
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Valve Advance VIN: JM1EK14334
P0012: Camshaft Position Timing Over - Retarded (Right Hand). ... we've had nothing but problems. We now have it running, but it makes an awful valve-like noise over 3000 RPM, when the valve timing advance should be activated. We are getting the P0012 code indicating that the timing is too far retarded. After trying to t...
March 03, 2009
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80DX3
P0012: Camshaft Position Timing Over - Retarded (Right Hand). The woman called in and told me her oil pressure light was on, tach not working, and a bunch of lights were on in the dash. I told her to first check her oil, 4 QUARTS LOW! When i got the car 4 days later, the oil light was not on but all the other problems st...
March 09, 2009