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Check Engine Code P0011 Camshaft timing advanced Please Help?!?

I have a possible major issue My 2006.5/2007 Kia Optima 2.4l 4 cyl automatic with almost 103,000 miles is throwing up the following... Code# P0011 (Camshaft Timing over Advanced.) I believe. The Check engine light on -Yes I have reset the code once so it is not the computer. -Yes I Checked My Oil In-fact I just Did an Oil Change With A Synthetic blend Today. the light is still lit the oil is full so my 2 simple fixs are out the window. -It has A timing chain not a belt therefor the belt is not stretching I guess what i'm asking you is what other simple fixes can I try If nothing else? And Please Tell Me Where I Can Find any Sensor I need To Replace I'm trying to eliminate EVERY POSSIBILITY outside of the inner motor before having to pay someone to rip it apart and repair something inside...

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There is an advancer unit that the chain sprocket is attached to that independently alters the valve timing of the cam shaft as engine rpm's increase or decrease . On some engines it is hydraulically controlled and on others by centrifugal weights . The cam position sensor always compares with the crank position sensor as to where the cam position should be at any time and in your instance the position is being recorded as not acceptable and the light has come on to get you to do something before the condition worsens to where the pistons hit the valves . If you have the expertise and tools needed to replace this faulty advancer you could do it but otherwise I would let an accredited shop do the job. IT will require removal of the rocker cover and the chain sprocket ,then the removal of the advance unit. There should be no need to go any deeper into the engine than that unless you drop the chain of the bottom sprocket. Then the job becomes very messy.

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Code p0011


http://www.datsc.com/tabid/122/OBD-Error-Code/P0011/Diagnostics/Mercedes-Benz/Default.aspx
"..........OBD Code P0011refers to
A code P0011 refers to the VVT (variable valve timing) or VCT (variable camshaft timing) components and the car's PCM (powertrain control module, also called an ECM). That consists of a few different components but the P0011 DTC specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is above a set limit (over-advanced), the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set. The "A" camshaft is either the intake, left, or front camshaft.

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Identified as P0011


P0011 - "A" Camshaft Position - Timing Over-Advanced or System Performance (Bank 1)

What does that mean?
A code P0011 refers to the VVT (variable valve timing) or VCT (variable camshaft timing) components and the car's PCM (powertrain control module, also called an ECM). That consists of a few different components but the P0011 DTC specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is above a set limit (over-advanced), the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set. The "A" camshaft is either the intake, left, or front camshaft.

Potential Symptoms:
Most likely a P0011 DTC will result in one of the following: hard starting, poor idle, and/or stalling. There are potentially other symptoms as well. Of course, when trouble codes are set, the MIL (malfunction indicator lamp, a.k.a. the check engine light) illuminates.

Causes:
A P0011 DTC trouble code may be caused by one or more of the following:
* Incorrect camshaft timing
* Wiring problems (harness/wiring) in intake timing control valve control solenoid system
* Continuous oil flow to VCT piston chamber
* Failed timing valve control solenoid (stuck open)

Possible Solutions:
This DTC code is a result of a mechanical fault of the VCT unit or related components, so there is no need for electrical diagnosis. Refer to vehicle specific repair manual to perform component tests for the VCT unit. Notes: Dealer techs have advanced tools and the ability to follow detailed troubleshooting steps, including the ability to test components using a scan tool.

Other related DTCs: P0010 - P0011 - P0012 - P0020 - P0021 - P0022

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