Camshaft Problems & Common Fault Symptoms

The Camshaft is part of the car Engine system. We have 2 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 171 owner problems that mention it.

2 Symptoms of Camshaft Problems
The Latest Owner Problems

We have 171 owner submitted problems mentioning the Camshaft - see more problems .

Headlights not working

Had to jump start the car with jump leads due to a flat battery. Since then both headlights stopped working. Main beam w...

2007 Renault Scenic 1.5 Diesel
Posted: Jan 24, 2021
Engine keeps cutting out each time I try to change gears e.g. drive forward or reverse.

Patrol found the following fault code/s:System : Engine control 1 - 5F8 / Motronic MEV 17.4 Status :P2134 - Accelerator ...

2007 Peugeot 207 207
Posted: Nov 29, 2020
A very loud ticking engine. It sounds a bit like a sewing machine.

Hi All on my Corsa 2015, 1.2 I’ve been having this loud ticking noise when the engine is on. It gets heavier as I ac...

2015 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2
Posted: Oct 29, 2020
Depollution system faulty

depollution system faulty flashed on dashboard but car seems to run fine, I had a diagnostic test and it said gearbox ...

2008 Peugeot 308 1.6 petrol
Posted: Oct 2, 2020
Camshaft cap oil seal blown out on two occasions. Main agent cannot identify why.

Cap recovered from engine oil drip tray and refitted. Happens when starting, the two events separated by four weeks of r...

2003 Land Rover Freelander freelander 1 v6 2.5 auto
Posted: Sep 25, 2020
Astra sportive 1.7cdti van over hearted & now has a tapping sound from engine

Astra sportive 1.7cdti van over hearted & now has a tapping sound from engine

2009 Vauxhall Astra 1.7cdti
Posted: Aug 16, 2020
Non starter

There is no spark being produced at all. I have replaced all park plugs. There was a fault code read on ODB2 diag reader...

2005 Nissan Almera 1.5 Petrol manual
Posted: Mar 1, 2020
Replace Head Gasket - only Just showing signs of water in oil

Hi Please could you forward your very keenest price to replace a head Gasket on my Daughters Corsa GU07 HNJ 1.2 Th...

2007 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2
Posted: Dec 22, 2019
Problem with speed

The speed limit is 120km/h then the speed cut off. It need to be restart before it can accelerate. Sometimes it need to ...

2016 Mitsubishi L200 2.5
Posted: Jun 24, 2019
Don’t start

Hi I owned a Daewoo lanos 1.4 8v the car don’t start the injectors has pulse the fuel pump is working but there is no ...

1996 Daewoo Lanos 1.4 8v
Posted: Jan 26, 2019
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