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Old 03-28-2015, 05:33 AM
128i_katrina 128i_katrina is offline
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P0012

Hey guys! I have a question. My car was acting funny, very rough idle, jerking when I let off the gas.. Thought it might have been through spark plugs because it also has been losing power through out a couple months.. but it wasn't That. I read the code and it scanned P0012 (camshaft position sensor) I was wondering if anyone has has this problem and if so.. Fixed what the code read and it solved the issue. Thanks!
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Old 03-28-2015, 01:00 PM
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The problem is either a bad camshaft position sensor or a problem with the VANOS unit (it controls the camshaft timing).
Chances are it's just the sensor. It should be a relatively easy repair. But get a shop to do a proper diagnosis first.
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