Q: Can a bad cam seal cause a p0041 code in a 2001 1.8t engine? There is oil in 2 of the spark plug holes, timing belt is good

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Can a bad cam seal cause a p0041 code (over retarded bank 1) in a 2001 1.8t engine? There is oil in 2 of the spark plug holes, but the timing belt appears to be fine.

My car has 184000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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