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    P0010 and P0030 Fault help required

    Hi all

    Due to problems on my C with regards to slow tickover and roaring on acceleration , I have carried out another pedal test and came up with these following faults.

    The question is would they cause my problems?

    P0010 "A" Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit (Bank 1)

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    P0030 HO2S Heater Control Circuit (Bank 1 Sensor 1)

    And where are they on the 1.0? Would I be better getting genuine replacements or would the local motor factor be ok for these ones for reliability

    Thanks Phil

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    What year is yours?

    Also - have you cleared the codes and then re-read them? Otherwise one of those might be an old code. You need a code reader to this on your model.

    Camshaft position sensor - could be the sensor itself, or a wiring issue/bad connection, or a problem with the crankshaft sensor (I know it sounds daft but if they get out of sync the ECU will sometimes throw a camshaft code because the two aren't in time with each other) or a timing issue. The last one I worked on with that code proved to be that the timing chain was slightly out of line.

    Lambda sensor - again it could be the sensor or the circuit. If you could hook it up to a decent reader you could monitor what's going on and that might give you a better chance of identifying where the problem is.

    For any spares like this ring Autovaux 01924 376003

    Roaring on acceleration - check the exhaust manifold hasn't cracked, a common problem on the 3 pot engines, and it will cause those kind of issues.
    1972 Viva restoration thread - [url]https://www.thecorsa.co.uk/projects-builds/138-1972-vauxhall-viva.html#post1534[/url]

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