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While you have that code set, I would not run the engine until the timing belt is inspected, and the valve timing is verified.
If the timing belt has jumped teeth already, it will jump again and then bend valves.
The P0011 DTC is an intake camshaft correlation code, meaning the signal is there, but is a mismatch to the crankshaft position.
Unlikely to be anything else, except valve timing incorrect.
Please get the timing belt AND the valve timing checked.
If the cam phaser filters are blocked or starting to block, it can cause this code, but it then shows the engine has not had an oil change as often as recommended.
Many different cars have filter screens in the circuit to protect the phasers.
I would still have the belt/timing checked at the same time.
You are very welcome Marshall.
A wise decision to not drive it.
Wishing you well for a speedy repair.
Merry Christmas to you and your family, all the best for a happy and healthy 2016.
It does depend on where the skip occurs, sometimes just one cam can be retarded by one tooth, and the engine still runs fine, slightly down on low speed torque.
I've seen Subarus, and many other cars where one cam is out or all are out by one tooth, and even two teeth on one engine.
They still run ok, and some say "it only needs some spark plugs and a throttle body clean".
I'm glad you will not drive your car until you have it repaired.
Way cheaper than dropping a valve or two.