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P0012 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for July 2011

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


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0012
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2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L stored codes VIN: 4JGBF71EX7
P0012: Right camshaft adjustment incorect. here is the question I dont have a check engine light but the codes keep returning so Im thinking they must be just the sensors bad or magnets as some call them but Ive also seen alot of post on chain issues I would think that the light would set if the chains...
July 06, 2011
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L turbo VIN: 1FTWW33P96
P0012: Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded (Bank 1). HELLO everyone i have this truck i am running short on time with and dont ask often but i need help ! It has 2 poss. problems and here is what i can tell you . The wrench light comes on for 2 problems 1 is the p012 engine oil over temp and does not appear to p...
July 15, 2011
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B22
P0012: Bank 1 Camshaft Advance Adjustment Spec. not Reached. I have VAG code 16396 (P0012) and MIL Light on with no drivability issuses. Found discription for the code to mean the camshaft retard is not working. I checked oil pressure, camshaft bearings for wear and found nothing. Went in data block 91 it shows the comp...
July 18, 2011
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L turbo VIN: 1FTWW33P96
P0012: Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded (Bank 1). HELLO everyone i have this truck i am running short on time with and dont ask often but i need help ! It has 2 poss. problems and here is what i can tell you . The wrench light comes on for 2 problems 1 is the p012 engine oil over temp and does not appear to p...
July 22, 2011
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L stored codes VIN: 4JGBF71EX7
P0012: Right camshaft adjustment incorect. here is the question I dont have a check engine light but the codes keep returning so Im thinking they must be just the sensors bad or magnets as some call them but Ive also seen alot of post on chain issues I would think that the light would set if the chains...
July 06, 2011
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L turbo VIN: 1FTWW33P96
P0012: Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded (Bank 1). HELLO everyone i have this truck i am running short on time with and dont ask often but i need help ! It has 2 poss. problems and here is what i can tell you . The wrench light comes on for 2 problems 1 is the p012 engine oil over temp and does not appear to p...
July 15, 2011
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B22
P0012: Bank 1 Camshaft Advance Adjustment Spec. not Reached. I have VAG code 16396 (P0012) and MIL Light on with no drivability issuses. Found discription for the code to mean the camshaft retard is not working. I checked oil pressure, camshaft bearings for wear and found nothing. Went in data block 91 it shows the comp...
July 18, 2011
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L turbo VIN: 1FTWW33P96
P0012: Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded (Bank 1). HELLO everyone i have this truck i am running short on time with and dont ask often but i need help ! It has 2 poss. problems and here is what i can tell you . The wrench light comes on for 2 problems 1 is the p012 engine oil over temp and does not appear to p...
July 22, 2011