Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Replace camshaft and crankshaft sensor my friend run a test and computer gave him both codes for cam and crankshaft

asked by on

I need to try 3 or 4 times before the car starts and check engine on olso vsc light is on

My car has 80000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there: If the two error codes came up p...

Hi there:

If the two error codes came up prior to the replacement, but the codes were not removed by a digital scanner after the service was completed, the codes will remain. Other possible causes of this issue are electrical harnesses that are faulty that might have caused the failure originally. You might want to have a professional mechanic complete a check engine light inspection to verify the service was completed correctly on your Lexus and remove all stored codes.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How to correct locked ignition, steering, gear shift

If you turn the steering wheel left or right with a little force, while turning the ignition, it will sometimes release it. This usually happens when power steering puts pressure on the steering wheel when it's turned and the car...

Q: Battery dying overnight

It could be the accessory relay sticking or a problem with the radio itself. With the battery hooked up, get in the vehicle and turn the key to the accessory position and turn on the radio. Turn the key off...

Q: ignition problems, 2000 Lexus ES300

Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2000 Lexus ES300 Your car has what is called an idle control valve, which regulates the flow of air into the engine while the car is idling. This is a common problem,...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.