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Im ***** ***** got a vw touareg 2006 v8 4.2 code 17800 cam

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Customer: hey im ***** ***** got a vw touareg 2006 v8 4.2 code 17800 cam sensor bank 2 g163
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Customer: car runs great but check engine went on
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 years ago
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Below is my first answer or request for more information. If you do not understand it, or you need more information from me, or need me to go in more detail. Do not rate yet, just reply. Put yourself in my shoes, I can not see, smell, hear, feel or touch your car, nor do I know any history on it. So take into consideration I am doing my best based on what you tell me. Also understand fixing cars often requires sophisticated tools, that you may not own. So even if you can not do what is outlined in my answer, that does not mean my answer is wrong deserving to be rated negative.

How does the engine perform. Any ticking or knocking noises? Any recent worked performed? Please let me know. Thanks

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Engine is in great shape and makes no unnecessary noises !!
Check engine goes on after 3 days of deletion!! Code 17800 car has 73k miles
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 years ago

ok you have either a wiring issue to the cam sensor , or the cam sensor it self. do you have a volt meter to do some testing of the wires?

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