Engine-Codes - Generic - P0008

P0008 Code - Engine Positions System Performance Bank 1

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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code P0008?

  • Engine mechanical problems
  • Incorrect timing chain
  • Stretched timing chain
  • Failed camshaft actuator or actuator solenoid

|How to Fix the P0008 Code?

Start by checking 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.

|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code P0008?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0008 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

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|What are Code P0008 Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the P0008 Code Mean?

The Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the position of both camshafts and the crankshaft. The ECM performs a test for misalignment between both camshafts on one bank of the engine and the crankshaft. During the test the ECM learns the position of the camshafts and the crankshaft. While the engine is idling, the ECM compares the position of both the camshafts and the crankshaft with the learned value. The ECM will set the P0008 code if both learned values for one bank of the engine are exceeding a calibrated threshold in the same direction.
Engine Positions System Performance Bank 1

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