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P0016 OBD-II Trouble Code: Camshaft Position A - Camshaft Position Correlation (Bank 1)
P0016 code definition Camshaft Position A - Camshaft Position Correlation (Bank 1) What the P0016 code means P0016 is the OBD-II generic code indicating that the camshaft position sensor for bank...

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I have a p0016 code - crankshaft position sensor on FJ Cruiser 2007, how do I replace it
The crankshaft position sensor is located down on the right side (if you are standing facing the engine from the front of the vehicle) of the motor just to the right of the crankshaft pulley. To remove this, disconnect the...
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Code P0016
The OBD-II error code P-0016 is a generic code that indicates that the camshaft position sensor for bank one does not correlate to the signal from the crankshaft position sensor. Some of the common trigger points that create this code...
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The car idles rough and is shooting out codes p0017, p0016.
Hi, from what you’ve described and the nature of the two codes, it sounds like a timing problem. It’s possible that the timing chain has stretched, the timing chain tensioner needs to be replaced, a timing chain guide has slipped...
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P0016 (crankshaft and camshaft correlation bank 1 sensor A)
Hello. Trouble code P0016 is set when the computer detects that there is an issue with the timing between the engine's camshaft and crankshaft signals. The camshaft and crankshafts are connected by a belt or chain, and are precisely timed...
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Timing chain problem?
It could very well be a timing chain problem. The P0016 and 17 indicate that the camshaft sensors are sensing the camshaft in a position that does not logically correspond with the crankshaft. The P0302 and P0355 codes are misfire...
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P0016
Hi...Diagnostic Trouble Code P0016 has many causes other than a failed camshaft position sensor. Other possible causes for Code P0016(https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/p0016-obd-ii-trouble-code-camshaft-position-a-camshaft-position-correlation-bank-1-by-jay-safford) to set include: the camshaft timing is wrong because the timing chain jumped teeth; the camshaft phaser is out of...
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Sluggish power & oil light cam on saying that it's low. I just had the oil changed
Hello. If the oil level was low, then it will cause these codes (P0016 and P0017) to appear. The variable valve timing system on this vehicle is controlled with oil pressure so when the oil level is low or if...
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CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON
The on board diagnostic (OBD) sets a pending code each time the ECU detects a problem. It confirms the code if it sees the same problem twice. So you're really only dealing with the two codes : P0016 and 17.These...
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check engine light on, code p0016 and p0017 shown
Of course, after a repair be sure to erase the codes. If the same codes do return after erasure, then there is a continuing, unresolved problem. Diagnostic Trouble Code P0016 and Diagnostic Trouble Code P0017 have multiple causes including that...
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Engine codes detected were P0016 P0017 and P0174.
The codes P0016 and P0017 are related to the crankshaft location and the camshaft location. Check the camshaft position sensor and see if its plugged in. If the wiring harness is in good shape and the wires are plugged in,...
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I have a 2012 cc with a p0016 code no start. chain is tight and all turns freely when turned by hand
Code P0016 broadly means that the PCM has detected that the Crankshaft and Camshaft are out of sync. If they are out of sync beyond a specific, threshold number of degrees, the car simply won't start. The cause of that...
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Check Engine Light is on - codes P0016 and P0017
Hi there. These codes lead me to believe that the cam/crank timing is out. However, there are possible underlying problems that can set the same codes and give you the symptoms you're describing. You could have a wiring/connector issue...
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Codes P0016 and P000b
Hi there. The P0016 code is a camshaft/crankshaft correlation bank(1) issue. The P000b is camshaft position slow response bank(1) issue. These codes together are an indication that camshaft timing is out of sync with the crankshaft. This problem has been...
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Why does my 2014 Chevrolet Impala have a P0016 code.
Hello. This code can come up for a few different reasons. It may be as simple as low engine oil or a faulty or clogged oil filter or it can be an issue with the variable valve timing system. Most...
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My car keeps showing safety mode, when the rpm crosses 6000 the cars power reduces and wont move.
The gap between the 6K and the 7K line is considered the red zone. This zone is marked as the over-revving speed for the engine as the valves cannot shut any faster and the timing chain creates too much slack...

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