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P0008 code causes check engine light to come on

Check engine light is on. The ECU code is P0008. I am told this is a timing chain problem.

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need to get back to basics, first check engine compression-you say that it's high mileage, so I'd start there-If you have uniform compression across the board, move on to fuel pressure at the top rail-if that is good, with spark it has to run, but make sure your distributor is properly installed (not out 180 degrees).

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SOURCE: 19981500 silverado code p1345,i am being told this means i need a new timing chain is this correct

if the distributor is tight no slop in shaft movement up and down ok side to side tight then you need to check dist calabration its actually a cam sensor in the distributor if you hook up a scan tool to it and look at the cam position it will show how far its out it should be -2 or 0 at 1000 rpms you can adjust some by turning the base of the distributor if the timmig chain gets to sloppy you wont get to the correct specs. hope this helps

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What does check engine light P0008 mean and how to fix it?


P0008 - Generic Type Powertrain - Fuel and Air Metering - ISO/SAE Controlled

Description Engine Position System Performance
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Location Bank 1

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Code p0019 p0018 p0008


P0019: Cam/Crankshaft Pos. Correlation Sensor B - Bank 2
P0018: Cam/Crankshaft Pos. Correlation Sensor A - Bank 2
P0008: Engine Position System Performance (Bank 1)

P0019 & P0018
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P0008
- Engine mechanical problems
- Incorrect timing chain
- Stretched timing chain
- Failed camshaft actuator or actuator solenoid

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.

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2008 cadillac throwing p0008 code what does this mean


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I have a p0008 code & I'm worried


P0008 CADILLAC - Engine Positions System Performance Bank 1
The ECM detects that both camshafts on either bank of the engine are mis-aligned with the crankshaft for more than 4 seconds or a cumulative of 50 seconds.

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.

Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

Possible causes
- Engine mechanical problems
- Incorrect timing chain
- Stretched timing chain
- Failed camshaft actuator or actuator solenoid

Tech notes
There is a factory service bulletin for the following Cadillac models:

2004-2008 Cadillac CTS SRX
2005-2008 Cadillac STS

The service bulletin suggest replacing the primary drive and both secondary drive timing chains. Contact your Cadillac dealer for more information. The repair could still be cover under factory warranty.


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Error code p008 what is it ?


The code is a DTC P0008 "Engine Position System Performance Bank 1".There are actually 3 timing chains. This code activates if there is a misalignment at an idler sprocket for either bank or at the crankshaft. 

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Code p008 for cts cadillac


P0008

DTC P0008: Engine Position System Performance Bank 1

Have seen quite a few of these. Code is refering to a timing issue. CAr may also have a P0009 but most of the time only 8 appears. May want to see a dealer - Cadillac having some timing chain issues on CTS and STS. Could have a powertrain warranty repair....


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