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Gary, ASE Certified Technician
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Hallo, I have a P0016 error after changing my timing

Customer Question

JA: Hi. How can we help?
Customer: I have a P0016 error after changing my timing belt...check engine and VSC light came one this morning
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: it stays on
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: its a 2003 second generation lexus rx 300
JA: Are you fixing your RX 300 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i just had the error code read yesterday and it was drove without the light coming on then it came on again this morning
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: That's all
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Gary replied 7 months ago.

Hello there,

The P0016 says the valve timing is incorrect.

You now need to strip the timing case to reinspect.


Expert:  Gary replied 7 months ago.

Hello again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards