Hard shifting 1st an 2nd gear code P0010

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Lesfry86
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Hard shifting 1st an 2nd gear code P0010

Unread post by Lesfry86 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:58 pm

I have a 2007 Chevy Impala Lt 3.5 L reading code P0010 shifts hard thru first an second gears have a check engine lite on I have changed the camshaft positioning sensor also the plug to that sensor I have also changed the camshaft magnet stop shifting hard for a very short period of time after I chanced that now the lite is back on and the hard shifting persist please help can not keep just spending money also can not afford to pay shop prices. Thanks for reading and any help you may have! Happy 4TH

 

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Re: Hard shifting 1st an 2nd gear code P0010

Unread post by carriedi » Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:14 am

when the check engine light comes on the computer will substitute values for the sensor that it sees as a problem. That's to try and keep your car running so you don't get stuck out somewhere. But because it doesn't actually know what the value of that sensor is, or it wouldn't have to have the check engine light on, it doesn't want you to keep driving and perhaps weaken or damage something else, it goes into limp mode. That would be a reason the shifting pattern changes. Many times the cruise control will be turned off too. Some cars it will shut of the ac.

so after all the things that you have done to your car, is the check engine light still on now?

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Re: Hard shifting 1st an 2nd gear code P0010

Unread post by Lesfry86 » Thu Jul 03, 2014 12:11 pm

Yes engine lite is still on

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Re: Hard shifting 1st an 2nd gear code P0010

Unread post by carriedi » Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:09 pm

still the same code?

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Re: Hard shifting 1st an 2nd gear code P0010

Unread post by Lesfry86 » Fri Jul 04, 2014 3:12 am

Yes same code p0010 scanner says intake camshaft position (CMP) actuator solenoid control circuit bank 1 ECM has detected a fault in the camshaft actuator solenoid circuit bank 1 probable cause - open or short circuit condition bank 1 actuator solenoid circuit. Failed actuator solenoid bank 1 ECM fault is what the print out reads

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Re: Hard shifting 1st an 2nd gear code P0010

Unread post by carriedi » Fri Jul 04, 2014 1:33 pm

what is the condition of your engine oil? Is it clean and are you using 5w30 or lighter? Can you scanner do a cam solenoid test? and have you checked the wiring to the solenoid?

also, what is the mileage on your car. is it still under the emissions warranty?

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Re: Hard shifting 1st an 2nd gear code P0010

Unread post by Lesfry86 » Sat Jul 05, 2014 1:56 am

Clean oil using 5w-30 no warranty and as far as a solenoid I have not been able to find one as I have see in pics online looks like a small shaft dealers says my car doesn't have it lost at this point

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Re: Hard shifting 1st an 2nd gear code P0010

Unread post by Lesfry86 » Sat Jul 05, 2014 1:57 am

100,xxx miles

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Re: Hard shifting 1st an 2nd gear code P0010

Unread post by carriedi » Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:47 pm

If you have a scanner to scan for codes, does it have data stream capability? bi-directional tests? you're going to need to look at the data from the sensor and see if it has any correlation to the value the computer commands. Or if the wiring to the camshaft actuator solenoid

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