Is a P0010 fault code stored on the OBD-II Scanner when diagnosing your Toyota? Learn how to fix the problem by replacing the camshaft actuator sensor and resetting the codes on your YOUCANIC scanner. This guide is a step-by-step procedure for replacing the camshaft actuator sensor A on a Toyota Camry 2012-2017.
What you will need
- Camshaft actuator sensor
- OBD II Scanner
- 10mm wrench
- Open the hood. Pull the hood release under the dashboard, go to the vehicle’s front, unlock the hood latch and pull the hood up.
- Remove the cover of the engine by pulling it up.
- Locate the camshaft actuator sensor A behind the left side of the engine.
- Remove the connector of the sensor by pulling it out.
- Remove the bolt holding the sensor; use a wrench and twist it counterclockwise.
- Remove the camshaft actuator sensor by pulling it out.
- Get the new sensor and insert it into the engine.
- Reinstall the bolt and reconnect the electrical connector of the sensor.
- Start the vehicle and get the scanner.
- Unlock the vehicle and go to the driver’s seat.
- Connect the OBD II Scanner to the OBD II port under the dashboard.
- Insert the key to the ignition switch and turn it to accessories mode.
- Go to the diagnostics menu on the scanner to start the scan on the vehicle.
- Scroll down to the Erase Codes section.Go back to the diagnostic menu, choose the erase code menu, and press ok to erase the code.
- Start the vehicle and check if the engine light is still on.
A generic OBD-II scanner can clear the check engine light, but if you want a more professional OBD-II scanner, use the YOUCANIC Full System Scanner, which can read and clear fault codes through every vehicle’s control module.
We hope you find the Toyota P0010 Code – Camshaft Position A Actuator Circuit Bank 1 guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Toyota.
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