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Im getting these codes on my 2006 FORD f150 XLT 5.4 P0016

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hello Im getting these codes on my 2006 FORD f150 XLT 5.4
P0016
P0017
P0174
P2196
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Welcome, I am Chris

2196 means the passenger side is running rich.

0174 means the drivers side is running lean.

0016 passenger side cam timing issues.

0017 no such code.

Diagnosing the cam timing code is the first step. This normally is the timing chain jumped a tooth or the phaser faulty or the cam actuator not working. Possible causes are:

  • Camshaft timing incorrectly set
  • Continuous oil flow to the VCT piston chamber
  • Erratic camshaft position due to low oil pressure
  • Oil flow restriction in the oil passages or the VCT valve body
  • VCT solenoid stuck in position
  • Open or short in the VCT circuit
  • Open VPWR circuit
  • Camshaft advance mechanism binding (VCT unit)
  • Damaged VCT phaser
  • Damaged camshaft position (CMP) sensor
  • Open or short in the CMP sensor circuits
  • Radio frequency interference (RFI) interference

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