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Had engine codes P0011/12 and P0321. Got it checked out, and was told my Camshaft tensioner was needing to be replaced. The Midas I got is checked at is in a more expensive area, so their prices are a bit high. They estimated around 1000$USD. Is that about right? How much would something like this be? Would it be more appropriate to get it done by a dealer? Thanks, Jared

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SOURCE: check engine light is on

The cam shaft sensor is faulty. replace this sensor. the light will go off when this replacement is accomplished.

Posted on May 23, 2009

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SOURCE: check engine light comes on even though i replaced the faulty camshaft senors

take it back to shop because.some of the 2.8 v6 passat had 2 cam sensors.one for right bank and one for left bank.if shop already replace them.they need to remove code from computer.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Replacing the ECU on a 1999 VW Passat Sedan 1.8 Turbo

if u have an electronic key than security codes from ur key must be programmed into the ecu to match-- most ecu change overs on cars usually require a trip to the dealer so they can install their programming most auto shops dont have the funds to, or customer base to spend thousands [every auto maker has their own software and update and change every year]-- every year on reprogramming software for ecu-- they may do only 1 or 2 a year

Posted on Mar 01, 2010

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SOURCE: engine sounds loud have been told by dealer

try royal purple oil 10w30 it will help alot

Posted on Apr 28, 2010

SOURCE: I have a P0011 "Camshaft Position/Bank 1 code.

OK check the CMP sensor connector for cleanliness, sometimes oil can get in and disrupt the signal transmission to the ECU. Check the wire loom continuity all the way back from the CMP to the ECU. If the error code persists remove the cam sensor, clean its tip of any debris and refit.

Posted on Nov 11, 2010

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Did you take pictures while removing the originals? It's always a good habit. Below are the instructions you need to follow. Your own pics are very helpful when doing a big job like this.
  1. Disconnect negative battery (1) cable.
  2. Drain cooling system.
  3. Remove upper intake manifold.
  4. Remove cylinder head covers, crankshaft vibration damper, and timing chain cover.
CAUTION: When aligning timing marks, always rotate engine by turning the crankshaft. Failure to do so will result in valve and/or piston damage.
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  1. Align crankshaft sprocket timing mark to mark on oil pump housing (2). The mark on oil pump housing is 600 ATDC of #1 cylinder.
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  1. Disconnect and remove camshaft position sensor (4) from left cylinder head.
  2. Remove timing chain guide access plugs (3) from cylinder heads.
NOTE: When camshaft sprocket bolts are removed, the camshafts will rotate in a clockwise direction.
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  2. For crankshaft sprocket installation procedures Refer to CRANKSHAFT SPROCKET.
  3. If removed, install right and left side short chain guides (11). Tighten attaching bolts to 28 Nm (250 inch lbs.) .
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  1. Lower the primary chain with left side sprocket through the left cylinder head opening.
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2. Record the radio anti theft code data.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

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    Fig. Timing belt routing and timing marks-3.5L Engine

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    Fig. Timing belt and related components-3.5L Engine


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  1. Record the radio anti theft code data.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Engine cover Accessory drive belts Idler pulley Crankshaft pulley Power steering pump pulley Belt tensioner pulley Upper and lower timing belt covers
  3. Support the engine with a floor jack and remove the engine mount.
  4. Rotate the engine to align the camshaft sprocket timing marks with the cylinder head cover timing marks.

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    Fig. Timing belt routing and timing marks-3.5L Engine

  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

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    Fig. Timing belt and related components-3.5L Engine


To install:
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  4. Install the auto tensioner. Do not remove the retaining pin at this time.
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  9. Apply 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm) torque to the tensioner pulley as shown and tighten the center bolt to 32-41 ft. lbs. (43-55 Nm).

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  12. Measure the auto tensioner rod as shown. If the measurement is not 3.8-4.5 mm, then repeat the belt tensioning procedure.

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I just had my water pump changed and when everything was all finished I was told to start my car. Well it started right up but it sounded like the chain was dragging on metal. I opened the front plate and...


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    1. Remove the tensioner from the tensioner housing.
    2. Place the check ball end of the tensioner into the shallow end of the Tensioner Resetting Special tool 8186.
    3. Using hand pressure, slowly depress the tensioner until oil is purged from the cylinder.
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    1. Reset the timing chain tensioner using the following procedure:
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    2. Apply a downward force until the tensioner is reset.
      WARNING Ensure that the tensioner is properly reset. The tensioner body must be bottomed against the top edge of the Tensioner Resetting Special tool 8186. Failure to properly perform the resetting procedure may cause tensioner jamming.
    1. Install the chain tensioner into the right cylinder head.
    2. At the right cylinder head, insert a 3 / 8 in. square drive extension with a breaker bar into the intake camshaft drive hub. Rotate the camshaft until the camshaft hub aligns with the camshaft sprocket and damper attaching holes. Install the sprocket attaching bolts and torque to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
    3. Turn the left camshaft by inserting a 3 / 8 in. square drive extension with a breaker bar into the intake camshaft drive hub. Rotate the camshaft until the camshaft hub aligns with the camshaft sprocket and damper attaching holes. Install the sprocket attaching bolts and torque to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
    4. If necessary, rotate the engine slightly clockwise to remove any slack in the timing chain.
    5. To arm the timing chain tensioner: Use a flat-bladed prytool to gently pry the tensioner arm towards the tensioner slightly. Then, release the tensioner arm. Verify the tensioner extends.

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