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How to Fix P0010 Camshaft Actuator A Code Toyota 2012-2017

Step-by-step procedure on how to replace the camshaft actuator sensor A on a Toyota Camry 2012-2017.

ESTIMATED TIME 20 - 40 mins
DIY COST $ 25 - 100
DIFFICULTY Easy

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What you will need

Procedure

  1. 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.Sliding the tab to unlock the hood latch.

     

  2. Remove the cover of the engine by pulling it up.Removing the cover of the engine.

     

  3. Locate the camshaft actuator sensor A behind the left side of the engine.The location of the camshaft actuator sensor A.

     

  4. Remove the connector of the sensor by pulling it out.Disconnecting the connector of the camshaft sensor.

     

  5. Remove the bolt holding the sensor; use a wrench and twist it counterclockwise.Removing the bolt holding the camshaft actuator sensor.

     

  6. Remove the camshaft actuator sensor by pulling it out.Removing the camshaft actuator sensor A.

     

  7. Get the new sensor and insert it into the engine.Installing the new camshaft actuator sensor.

     

  8. Reinstall the bolt and reconnect the electrical connector of the sensor.Reinstalling the bolt of the Camshaft actuator sensor.

     

  9. Start the vehicle and get the scanner.Reconnecting the electrical connector of the camshaft actuator sensor.

     

  10.  Unlock the vehicle and go to the driver's seat.Going to the driver's seat.

     

  11. Connect the OBD II Scanner to the OBD II port under the dashboard.Connecting the OBD II scanner to the vehicle.

     

  12. Insert the key to the ignition switch and turn it to accessories mode.Switching the vehicle to accessories menu.

     

  13. Go to the diagnostics menu on the scanner to start the scan on the vehicle.Diagnosing the check engine light problem.

     

  14. Scroll down to the Erase Codes section.Checking the codes on the OBD II Scanner

    Go back to the diagnostic menu, choose the erase code menu, and press ok to erase the code.

    Erasing the code on the scanner.
  15. Start the vehicle and check if the engine light is still on.

 

How to Fix P0010 Camshaft Actuator A Code Toyota 2012-2017 Step-by-step procedure on how to replace the camshaft actuator sensor A on a Toyota Camry 2012-2017.