Cold Start ‘A’ Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retarded Bank 1

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P052B AUDI Possible Causes

  • Camshaft timing incorrectly set
  • Faulty Crankshaft position sensor
  • Faulty Camshaft position sensor
  • Faulty Intake valve timing control solenoid valve
  • Faulty Intake valve timing intermediate lock control solenoid valve
  • Accumulation of debris to the signal pick-up portion of the camshaft
  • Foreign matter caught in the oil groove for intake valve timing control

How do I fix code P052B AUDI?

  Check the “Possible Causes” listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector’s pins.

Cost of diagnosing the P052B AUDI code

  The cost of diagnosing the P052B AUDI code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle’s make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P052B AUDI Description

  The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) position for over-retarded camshaft timing during cold start up. The test fails when the camshaft timing exceeds a maximum calibrated value or remains in an retarded position.


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