P0012 MERCEDES-BENZ - 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded Bank 1
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.
P0012 MERCEDES-BENZ Tech NotesMercedes Benz Code = 0272 Continuous camshaft adjustment (RIGHT): Incorrect position of the intake camshaft (P0012)
Cost of diagnosing the P0012 MERCEDES-BENZ code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P0012 MERCEDES-BENZ code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
P0012 MERCEDES-BENZ Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P0012 MERCEDES-BENZ MeaningThis 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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