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p0010 2006 Chevy Impala

Unread post by cabby022 » Sun May 12, 2013 2:07 pm

2006 Impala 3.9, p0010 DTC, Camshaft Position Actuator ABank-1, I replaced camshaft position sensor, checked wiring and harness,ok, changed oil, clear code, its back on on at start up, any ideas ? Mike

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Re: p0010 2006 Chevy Impala

Unread post by ProTech » Sun May 12, 2013 5:57 pm

This is fairly common and luckily a pretty easy fix. What you need to do is change the cam position actuator magnet that is located on the front of the engine. It looks like a large black triangle with a connector coming out the side of it. There are three torx screws that hold it on. Easy to replace....but...you need to check the following. There is a small 'button' that rides between the camshaft and the magnet. Once the magnet is removed, you should be able to push the button in on the timing gear and have it pop back out. If it does not, then you're looking at having to replace the camshaft and the timing gear set. This is very rare, so you'll most likely be good with just replacing the magnet, but just wanted you to know the details of everything involved.
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Re: p0010 2006 Chevy Impala

Unread post by cabby022 » Tue May 14, 2013 10:59 am

Thanks I will try that, great help.

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Unread post by cabby022 » Tue May 14, 2013 2:50 pm

Any pics or diagram as to exact location would be great, thanks, Mike

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Re: p0010 2006 Chevy Impala

Unread post by ProTech » Tue May 14, 2013 9:56 pm

See other post...I explained where it is...it should stand out like a sore thumb!
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Re: p0010 2006 Chevy Impala

Unread post by cabby022 » Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:47 pm

Okay i ordered and changed the magnet like u said very easy, cleared code, stupid thing is back, what else ecm ?

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Re: p0010 2006 Chevy Impala

Unread post by cabby022 » Thu Jun 06, 2013 4:00 pm

Problem solved, after getting the car up on a hoist, i found that the plug that goes into the magnet had bare wires touching, after repairing that, i cleared the code and it never came back, Thanks for all the help.

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Re: p0010 2006 Chevy Impala

Unread post by Qjboy » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:59 pm

Where does that wire go that plugs into the magnet can you get to it without a shop lift??

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Re: p0010 2006 Chevy Impala

Unread post by Guest » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:35 pm

did the same with sons change sensor fixed wires still had code after drive of 5 miles anything else ..help

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Re: p0010 2006 Chevy Impala

Unread post by carriedi » Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:44 am

do you have a scanner that can read the code? Are there any other codes along with P0010?

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Re: p0010 2006 Chevy Impala

Unread post by littlebit92 » Sat Apr 09, 2022 6:57 pm

Was also wondering how to get to the wires too. Mine seems to have been cut out of the wiring harness by the prenious owners, such joys right?

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Re: p0010 2006 Chevy Impala

Unread post by carriedi » Sat Apr 09, 2022 9:57 pm

the wires to the CMP sensor? Not sure why someone would cut the wires and then sell the car...
does it have the connector on the sensor? Did you test drive it before you bought it? Does the engine have the CMP sensor? What engine are you looking for information on? (vin code K=3.5, N=3.5, 1=3.9, C=5.3)

FIGURES ARE FOR 3.9l
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