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P0012 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for June 2015

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


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0012
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2004 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL55R84
P0012: battery disconnected. Vehicle was towed in for no start, no crank, batt dead on arrival. Customer describes he drove the vehicle and parked it, came back from lunch with a no start. Code P1200 was stored six times in the TCM with three different definitions after attempting to sta...
June 04, 2015
2003 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19203
P0012: Camshaft Position 'A' - Timing Over-Retarded (Bank 1). ... than the MIL light is on. P0012 Cam timing over retarded. I have seen this a few times and it has always been the oil control valve (or solenoid, different names same part). All data's diag procedure is basically to activate the valve at idle with scanner....
June 23, 2015