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P1997 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for October 2013

18405 - Friction too high exhaust cam adjustment bank 1

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2004 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E84
P1997: 18405 - Friction too high exhaust cam adjustment bank 1. ... problem. Every 700 to 900 miles it will set 2 camshaft codes: P0014/16398 - 16398 - Bank 1 camshaft B (exhaust), retard setpoint not reached, upper limit reached. P1997/18405 - 18405 - Friction too high, exhaust cam adjustment...
October 15, 2013