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What Does P0010 Code Mean?

    OBD-II Code P0010 is defined as a "A" Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit/Open

    Newer vehicles use a variable timing system to adjust the timing of the intake and exhaust valves in an effort to increase fuel efficiency and performance. The engine control module (PCM) uses a Camshaft Position Actuator to adjust the camshaft accordingly. If the Camshaft does not respond as the PCM requests, the PCM will set code P0010.

    P0010 Symptoms

    • Decreased engine performance
    • Increased fuel consumption

    Common Problems That Trigger the P0010 Code

    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Variable valve timing actuator failure
    • Wiring issue

    Common Repairs Needed for the P0010 Code

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