2012 Buick LaCrosse 3.6L P0014 VVT Solenoid

2012 Buick LaCrosse 3.6L P0014 VVT Solenoid

Buick LaCrosse On the 2012 Buick LaCrosse with the 3.6L engine, the P0014 is stating there is a problem with the Exhaust Camshaft Position System Performance for Bank 1. This is more commonly due to a faulty Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid Valve (aka “Variable Valve timing solenoid”). More times than not, they get clogged and cannot achieve their expected min/max positions. This solenoid is located on the passenger’s side of the engine, towards the rear of the engine. The exhaust solenoid is the lower of the two solenoids. Carefully inspect the…

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2004 Hyundai SantaFe 2.7L P0335 P1372

2004 Hyundai SantaFe 2.7L P0335 P1372

Hyundai SantaFe On the 2004 Hyundai SantaFe with the 2.7L engine, the P0335 and P1372 codes are related. Both point to a problem with the Crankshaft Position Sensor. This sensor plays a role in spark delivery, so if/when faulty, can cause the symptoms you have described above. The sensor is located just below the ignition coil pack. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If no problems are found, the sensor will need to be replaced. To replace, unplug the electrical connector. Remove the…

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2011 GMC Terrain P0017 Exhaust Camshaft Bank1

2011 GMC Terrain P0017 Exhaust Camshaft Bank1

GMC Terrain On the 20011 GMC Terrain with the 3.0L engine, the P0017 points to a problem with the crankshaft and exhaust camshaft for bank1 being out of sync. This is more commonly due to a faulty Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid Valve. This valve plays a role in the variable valve timing system. This system advances/retards the timing to provide the best fuel economy and performance for any given driving condition. When the valve isn’t working properly, the cam-crank will be out of sync. More times than not, then get clogged…

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2001 Ford E-150 5.4L P1405 EGR Flow

2001 Ford E-150 5.4L P1405 EGR Flow

Ford E-150 On the 2001 Ford E-150 with the 5.4L engine, the P1405 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a problem withe DPFE (Differential Pressure Feedback EGR) Sensor. Very commonly here, this is a crack, hole or disconnection in the rubber lines going to the bottom of the sensor. Many times, this is simply due to time and dried out and brittle lines. So make sure to check this very carefully first. Make sure to include the EGR Tube itself for any cracks or holes in the inspection,…

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