C0150 Pontiac Parisienne is defined as Camshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low. This means the CMP (camshaft position) sensor circuit on engine bank 1 sends an irregular reading. The spark should have a light tan color. If the sensor probe comes with white and chalky parts, this means it has been lagging between switching phases, and should be replaced.
SymptomsSymptoms of a C0150 Pontiac Parisienne diagnostic trouble code may include:
Possible Causes :
Check to make sure they are not burnt or corroded. If in doubt, get some Electrical Contact cleaner at any parts store if cleaning of the terminals is needed. Look for damage to the tank indicating impact that may have damaged the fuel pump or sender.
Diagnostic trouble code C0150 Pontiac Parisienne is not difficult to diagnose and repair. Thus, it always pays to have a qualified technician to look after your vehicle should this error code arise.
Diagnosing this code requires the engine to be in good running shape, without unmetered air entering the engine. If other codes that relates to misfiring condition, lean running or air entering the engine is present, then you must first fix those error codes before C0150 Pontiac Parisienne.
Fortunately, C0150 Pontiac Parisienne is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.