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GX105L Miles, two second low oil pressure warning then CEL

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GX(###) ###-####105L Miles, two second low oil pressure warning then CEL skid light and 4 lo flashing? started with cold spell; oil level ok and fresh; nothing obvious under hood; replaced gas cap with new oem. plugs new. code P1022; Camshaft Position Correlation Bank 2 Sensor 'B'
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: CEL on and 4Lo blinks
JA: Are you fixing your GX 460 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: gas cap visual inspection; ordered NEW VVT Variable Valve Timing Solenoid for LEXUS TOYOTA 153300S010
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  Chris (aka - Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner till early morning.

There should be more codes, are you using a generic low cost scan tool that can only see engine codes?

Do you have the ability to check the fuel pressure?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Could possibly accomplish tho have not done before. No problems with acceleration or performance (other than slowly diminishing fuel economy over the many miles/years). I was thinking more of an oil pressure problem somewhere. Plan to change oil and filter today, clean MAF, change air filter with OEM today. Thinking about swapping VVT solenoid to see if code changes while I wait for a new one. Will probably take in to dealership next week. Is the VVT filter accessible? location?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
My code scanner can run live tests...
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Chris, it was a missing oil filter element tube: collapsed oil filter. purchased tube and new filter cap and changed filter/oil problem fixed.
Thanks
Nate
Expert:  Chris (aka - Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Glad you got it resolved Nate.

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