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16395/P0011/000017 - Bank 1: Camshaft A (Intake): Retard Setpoint not Reached (Over-Advanced)

Possible Symptoms

  • Power Loss

Possible Causes

  • Camshaft Adjustment Valve 1 (N205) faulty
  • Fuel Pump Relay (J17) faulty
  • Mechanical Timing not correct, including Chain and/or Belt timing.

Possible Solutions

  • Check Camshaft Adjustment Valve 1 (N205)
  • Check Fuel Pump Relay (J17) (applicable for vehicles with J17 only)
  • Check Mechanical Timing

Special Notes

  • When found in Engine: 4.0l W8
    • Check TPL 2010059(RoW)
      • Check/Replace Oil Sieve in Timing Case (Camshaft Adjuster)
  • When found in 2008 and newer VW 2.0T engine with a timing chain (example; CCTA and CBFA), please see: