Land Rover Evoque – Engine Problem With Timing Chain Sprocket

The Problem This Land Rover client presented us with a 2015 Evoque with a Check Engine Light (CEL) on, and noise from the engine. On inspection, our Land Rover technician verified that the CEL on, and carried out a visual assessment. Then using the diagnostic computer we checked and scanned for codes. We found the following fault codes, P052A - Cold start camshaft timing over advanced bank 1, P0011 - Intake camshaft position timing over advanced bank 1, P0341 - Camshaft position sensor A circuit/range performance bank 1. Fault codes are only a starting point, we never use them for component [...]

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Mercedes Benz – Camshaft Adjuster, VVT Faults and Timing Chain Faults

Background Mercedes-Benz is one of the most well-known auto manufacturers in the world and continues to rival other automotive giants with their durability and German engineering. Unfortunately, all cars have their shortcomings and failure points. For Mercedes, the camshaft adjuster solenoid (sometimes called the "oil control valve") is one part that prematurely fails. What is a Camshaft Adjuster Solenoid/Oil Control Valve? As part of the variable valve timing (VVT) system, the camshaft adjuster solenoid is responsible for allowing the oil to adequately flow through the VVT system. The VVT system engages in delivering extra power to the vehicle when it’s traveling under added stress, such as [...]

By | July 23rd, 2019|Case Studies|Comments Off on Mercedes Benz – Camshaft Adjuster, VVT Faults and Timing Chain Faults