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P0012 MERCEDES-BENZ - 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded Bank 1

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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P0012 MERCEDES-BENZ Possible Causes

  • Faulty Continuously Variable Valve Timing Solenoid
  • Continuously Variable Valve Timing Solenoid harness is open or shorted
  • Continuously Variable Valve Timing Solenoid circuit poor electrical connection
  • Mechanical Defect
  • Valve Timing

How do I fix code P0012 MERCEDES-BENZ

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

Tech Notes

Mercedes Benz Code = 0272 Continuous camshaft adjustment (RIGHT): Incorrect position of the intake camshaft (P0012)

Cost of diagnosing the P0012 MERCEDES-BENZ code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0012 MERCEDES-BENZ code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P0012 Mercedes-benz Description

This fault code is stored when a fault is detected with the camshaft control circuit. The circuit is monitored by the Engine Control Module (ECM) for anomalies. Mechanical defects such as timing issues can result in this fault code. Basic engine timing should be checked before any further investigations.
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