Camshaft sensor issue will not let me pass smog. Mechanic says sensor not Iissue , it goes deeper. Timing chain
issue results in error code. Wants $2, 300.00 to fix. Does this seem real?
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a Cadillac. The Cadillac Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: 2007 CTS
3.6 ltr 145, 000 mi. At first diagnosis for check engine
light resulted in replacing camshaft sensor that was issue or so seemed. Did not fix error code. Mechanic researched further info by connecting whith online expert and that resulted in being a timing chain issue. He said he had a similar problem with another car. Just replacing timing chain did not fix error. He had to also replace actuators also. So he had to open engine a second time
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing yett
JA: Is there anything else the Cadillac Mechanic should be aware of about your Cadillac?
Customer: Not that I know of
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