P0011 code and how to fix

Tiny
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Ok I'm working on a 2012 Toyota corolla it idles high and I have code p0011 I changed both sensors but its still showing code and idling high
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 3:40 PM

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Tiny
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This is a new vehicle, get the dealer to sweat over it.
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 3:47 PM
Tiny
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I can't I work at a auto shop repairing crashed cars with salvaged titles
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 3:50 PM
Tiny
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Have you checked the oil level, pressure and condition?

This fault is usually caused by the VVTi system not functioning correctly when the camshaft is not retarding or advancing its timing and seldom a sensor fault.

Were any repairs done on the engine?
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 3:59 PM
Tiny
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None yet except a front main seal replacement it was leaking pretty bad the chain feels loose
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 4:13 PM
Tiny
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You need to check the oil level and pressure. If necessary, replace the oil and run engine for a while to get the mechanical parts working correctly first.

Check to see if the oil is sludged.
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 4:16 PM
Tiny
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Oil is like new
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 4:18 PM
Tiny
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Test the pressure and ensure it is getting to the top. Make sure the oil filter is not damaged. The front seal leaking could indicate a problem there at the housing.
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 4:22 PM
Tiny
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I pulled the seal off again and the chain on the right side seems loose is that normal?
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 4:35 PM
Tiny
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If you turn the crankshaft counterclockwise, it can result in that. Turn crankshaft clockwise and get # 1 cylinder to TDC on compression stroke and note if tension builds up.
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 4:50 PM
Tiny
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Okay yea tension is fine now could the sensor be bad?
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 5:01 PM
Tiny
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Yes but you mentioned replacing it.
Was there any damage to engine components around oil filter area?
Have you checked if oil is getting to top of engine? When removing the sensor, was it dry or filled with oil?
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 5:06 PM
Tiny
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Everything seems fine and yea it has oil on it every time
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 5:13 PM
Tiny
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Okay now its idling fine but throwing off a p0368 both of the cam sensors were from a donor car here I should just get brand new ones
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 5:18 PM
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Do you have the diagnostic procedures for this code?
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 5:19 PM
Tiny
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No I don't
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 5:19 PM
Tiny
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Let me have an email so I can send it as it is rather long and not easily posted here.
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 5:29 PM
Tiny
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The new code indicates the donor sensor is either bad, wrong or has wiring fault.

Reinstall original sensors and see what happens.
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 5:30 PM
Tiny
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 5:34 PM
Tiny
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I have sent the file.

Did you reinstall the original sensors?
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 11:33 PM
Tiny
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I already left work but I noticed everything was on ill go on it when I get home and check it out I have An account with them I just don't have internet explorer at work thanks for all your help
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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 11:44 PM

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