P052B - Cold Start '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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P052B Possible Causes

  • Camshaft timing incorrectly set
  • Faulty Crankshaft position sensor
  • Faulty Camshaft position sensor
  • Faulty Intake valve timing control solenoid valve
  • Faulty Intake valve timing intermediate lock control solenoid valve
  • Accumulation of debris to the signal pick-up portion of the camshaft
  • Foreign matter caught in the oil groove for intake valve timing control

How do I fix code P052B?

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.

Cost of diagnosing the P052B code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P052B 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)

P052b Description

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) position for over-retarded camshaft timing during cold start up. The test fails when the camshaft timing exceeds a maximum calibrated value or remains in an retarded position.
OBDII Code P052b - Cold Start 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 1 - AutoCodes.com

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Information for specific makes

  • P052B AUDI Cold Start 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 1
  • P052B BMW Cold Start 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 1
  • P052B FORD Cold Start 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 1
  • P052B INFINITI Cold Start 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 1
  • P052B LINCOLN Cold Start 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 1
  • P052B MERCURY Cold Start 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 1
  • P052B NISSAN Cold Start 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 1
  • P052B VOLKSWAGEN Cold Start 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 1

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