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P0012 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for August 2013

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

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0012
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V37
P0012: Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded (Bank 1). Vehicle originally came in as a no-start; fast cranking, no compression. Tore it down to find timing chain guide broken, stuck around crank gear causing chain to skip. Changed the phazers, guides, tensioners, chains and spark plugs and vehicle started up and r...
August 02, 2013
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW12515
P0012: Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded (Bank 1). No need to reply, I'm hoping this helps others that are new to this system. The first thing we found was on the passenger side of the engine where the oil fill cap is. We saw one of the cam phaser ears was bent. Not good. Had heard in a class that the way this...
August 16, 2013