Q: Car has p052b code and clicking

asked by on October 30, 2017

Car threw code p052b and started to make a clicking sound.
My car is a 2011 BMW 328i My car has 67000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Code P052B relates to the camshaft position timing not being correct. When this happens, this may causing timing problems as a result of inaccurate readings from the camshaft position sensor due to a variety of reasons, such as a faulty crankshaft position sensor, a faulty camshaft position sensor, a faulty intake timing control solenoid or in some cases a dirty position sensor that may be impacting the readability of the sensor providing an inaccurate signal. Any of these may cause trouble with starting and performance and should be looked at by a professional such as one from Yourmechanic at your earliest convenience.

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