Engine-Codes.com | All About OBDII Engine Codes
Engine-Codes.com | All About OBDII Engine Codes

P0008 Chevrolet

P0008 Chevrolet - Engine Positions System Performance Bank 1

PDF
P0008 Chevrolet Comments |  Add Comment
Possible causes
- Engine mechanical problems
- Incorrect timing chain
- Stretched timing chain
- Failed camshaft actuator or actuator solenoid

Help with Possible causes What does this mean?
Tech notes
There is a factory service bulletin for the following Chevrolet models:

2008 Chevrolet Malibu
2008 Chevrolet Equinox

The service bulletin suggest replacing the primary drive and both secondary drive timing chains. Contact your Chevrolet dealer for more information. The repair could still be cover under factory warranty.
Help with Tech Notes What does this mean?
When is the code detected?
The ECM detects that both camshafts on either bank of the engine are mis-aligned with the crankshaft for more than 4 seconds or a cumulative of 50 seconds.
Possible symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P0008 Chevrolet Description

The Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the position of both camshafts and the crankshaft. The ECM performs a test for misalignment between both camshafts on one bank of the engine and the crankshaft. During the test the ECM learns the position of the camshafts and the crankshaft. While the engine is idling, the ECM compares the position of both the camshafts and the crankshaft with the learned value. The ECM will set the P0008 code if both learned values for one bank of the engine are exceeding a calibrated threshold in the same direction.

Need more help?
Do you need more help with the P0008 Chevrolet code? ask a question to our users or search the top hand picked automotive forums for more information


(You will add more details to the question in the next step)
or
CHEVROLET Technical Service Bulletins for P0008 code
2008 CHEVROLET EQUINOX Engine And Engine Cooling:engine Details
2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU Engine And Engine Cooling:engine Details
2008 CHEVROLET EQUINOX 061000 Engine And Engine Cooling:engine Details
2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU 061000 Engine And Engine Cooling:engine Details
Help with Technical Service Bulletins What does this mean?
Repair Shops Around Your Area
  • 4x4 Land LLC 18 Views
    Yelp Rating on Engine-Codes.com
    14065 Willard Rd
    Chantilly, VA
    (703) 263-3307
  • A & G Car Care 15 Views
    4076 Walney Rd
    Chantilly, VA
    (703) 378-2005
  • A & J Automotive 19 Views
    4399 Henninger Ct Unit-H
    Centreville, VA
    (703) 817-9880
See More...
Need parts?
Need parts to fix this code? Search hundreds of stores at the same time and compare prices


Help Engine-Codes.com
Help us improve Engine-Codes.com. Leave a comment below or tell us if the information above help you fix the code. What are symptoms is your vehicle for the P0008 Chevrolet code? Have you replaced any parts?
Any information is appreciated. Thanks
Engine-Codes.com Comments Powered by Disqus
Google +
Engine Light ON?

The Engine-Codes.com ELM327 WiFi Car Diagnostic connects to your Android phone, iPhone, iPad, or Windows computer from your vehicle.
Ask OBDII Question