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This bulletin applies to 2016-2017 Acura MDX vehicles equipped with a 3.5L engine. According to Acura, “We’re getting reports of reduced engine power with the MIL on. Service techs are seeing DTCP0369 (CMP sensor circuit intermittent interruption) and signs of excessive camshaft end play.

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Bad Exhaust Weld

Some 2013-2019 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with a 3.5L twin independent variable camshaft timing (Yi-VCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction lamp with DTC P013A and/or P013C stored in the PCM.

Acura Cam Play

This bulletin applies to 2016-2017 Acura MDX vehicles equipped with a 3.5L engine. Acura notes that they have had reports of reduced engine power with the MIL on (DTC P0369...CMP sensor circuit intermittent interruption) and signs of excessive camshaft end play.

Wrong Cam Causes Engine Misfires

A wrong camshaft in a remanufactured engine may lead to misfires in 2007-2011 Buick Allure, 2008-2018 Enclave and 2007-2016 LaCrosse vehicles. 

Land Rover VCT

This bulletin applies to 2015-2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque and 2013-2015 LR2 vehicles. A rattle noise may be evident from the engine and the MIL may be on. DTC P0016, P0017, P0026 or P0341 may be stored in the PCM.

VW Cam Bearing Bridge

This bulletin applies to 2016-2017 Volkswagen Tiguan vehicles. The MIL may be on, and DTC P0011 (camshaft position Bank 1 timing over-advanced or system performance) and/or P0016 (crankshaft position – camshaft position correlation Bank 1 sensor A) may be stored in the ECM.

Another Ford Reflash

Some 2011-2012 Ford Escape vehicles may exhibit a MIL on with DTC P0016 stored (crankshaft/camshaft position correlation).

Another Ford Flash

Some 2011 -2012 Ford Escape vehicles may exhibit the Service Engine Soon lamp illuminated and DTC P0016 (crankshaft/camshaft position correlation).

Confused Lincoln

Some 2011-2012 Lincoln MKZ vehicles may exhibit the Service Engine Soon lamp on, with DTC P0016 (crankshaft/camshaft position correlation) set.

Noisy Subaru

This bulletin applies to 2011 Subaru Forester models equipped with a 2.5L naturally aspirated engine. When diagnosing an engine for an unusual sound and it’s determined to be coming from the left side cylinder head area, the head, intake camshaft, intake valves and all rocker arm pivots may need to be replaced. The sound can be heard at idle and increases with rpm, similar to the sound of a sewing machine.