P0024 - Exhaust Camshaft Position Timing - Over-Advanced (Bank 2)

About Trouble Code P0024

Trouble code P0024 shows itself when the engine’s computer notices that the bank 2 exhaust camshaft is in a more advanced position than it has been told to be in. This position can occur in the retarding or advancement cases of the camshaft timing.

Symptoms of Trouble Code P0024

The engine’s computer will trigger the check engine light when this trouble code occurs. The vehicle may be difficult to start and run roughly. You may witness stalling depending on how advanced the camshaft is. There have been reports of preignition problems during acceleration and failing emissions tests.

Causes of Trouble Code P0024

P0024 can be caused because of clogged or stuck passes between the oil Control Valve and the bank 2 camshaft. There may also be damage or defects to the camshaft phaser.

How to Fix Trouble Code P0024

Start by validating the code by clearing it, taking the vehicle for a drive, and confirming that P0024 resurfaces. Next, check the engine’s specifications for oil viscosity. You may need to replace the oil and the filter. Check for signs of corrosion or damage to the wiring to the camshaft oil control valve for the bank 2 exhaust camshaft. If any is noticed, replace it. You may also need to replace the camshaft oil control valve for the bank 2 exhaust camshaft.

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