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TOPIC : Camshaft


Bad Chevy Spark

This bulletin applies to 2013-2014 Chevy Spark vehicles equipped with a 1.2L engine. If you encounter a no-start with low or no compression, along with engine noise and MIL on, record the compression readings, then remove the camshaft cover and inspect for a broken or dislodged camshaft actuator spring.


Chevy Cam Solenoid

This bulletin applies to 2013-2014 Chevy Malibu models equipped with a 2.0L or 2.5L engine. The MIL may be on, with DTC P0011 and/or P0014 codes set in the ECM as history or current.


Intermittent No-Crank Condition

This bulletin applies to a handful of GM models including 2013-1014 Buick Encore, 2009-2011 Chevy Aveo, 2011-2014 Chevy Cruze, 2012-2014 Chevy Sonic and 2013-2014 Chevy Trax, all equipped with a four-cylinder engine.


Noisy and Dirty Chevy HHR

This bulletin applies to 2009-2010 Chevy HHR models. In rare instances, a sharp, short rattle noise may be heard from the front of the engine at start-up. DTC P0011, P0014, P0016 or P0017 may also set during this condition.


SMP Adds 500 Parts to Standard and Intermotor Lines

Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 500 new part numbers to its Standard and Intermotor lines. The release expands coverage through the 2015 model year covering more than 166 million additional vehicles in operation (VIO).


Update Lincoln Hybrid

Some 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vehicles may exhibit the Service Engine Soon lamp illuminated and DTC P0018 (crankshaft/camshaft sensor correlation).


Audi Cam/Crank Talk

This bulletin applies to 2009 Audi Q5 models. The MIL may be on, with DTCs P0016 (P0087), P0018 or P0019 stored in the ECM. This condition does not cause engine stalling but may involve a slight power reduction.


Lincoln Shake & Rattle

Some 2004-2010 Lincoln Navigator vehicles equipped with a 5.4L engine may exhibit an intermittent rattle noise and rough idle when the engine is at operating temperature. The issue is caused by oscillating cam timing. DTCs P0022, P0021, P0340 and/or P0341 may be stored in the PCM.


Mopar Reprogram

Owners of 2011 Chrysler Journey, 200, Avenger or Caravan/Town and Country may experience a MIL on (big surprise, huh?). The technician may find that any of the following DTCs have been set:


Sonic Signal

Owners of a 2012-2014 Chevy Sonic may complain about an intermittent engine no-crank. They may note that if they cycle the ignition off and then back on, the engine may crank.

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