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How to solve code P0015 and P0017 (Toyota or Lexus) of vehicles having rough idling and hard acceleration

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When your Toyota or Lexus cars have just started idling rough or not accelerating easily the way it used to be, you plugged in a scanner and found out the codes P0015 P0017 (both current), as shown below. when this happens, the engine-valve timing is altered.  P0015   P0017 how can engine-valve timing be altered even when no body loosed the engine? Most of the new model vehicle are equipped with variable valve timing inlet (VVTi) camshafts, which help adjust the valve timing of the vehicle when operating on certain loads, to help boost the engine performance at that particular instance. then readjust the timing to the normal point on average working conditions.  But when an ECU commanded the VVTi cam gear to return to the normal point and it's not working, this'll prompt the computer to throw the code P0015 or P0017 or both accuring at the same time, with the check engine showing on the dashboard. When the cam gear failed to return to the normal point after adjustment, this'

Stop and Check your brake

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Like every other system of the vehicle, brake is the most vital area that you should not overlook. As acceleration is important, deceleration to stop is also important.

5 Signs of a bad Car suspension system

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Comfortable driving comes from a good suspension system, all the parts of the suspension work together to absorb the shocks that'll make you not comfortable while driving.   A good suspension helps you have a greater control over the vehicle, avoiding any potential accident. Below are the 5 Signs that means your vehicle needs a suspension repair work 1. Vehicle Pulling to one side while driving. Vehicle pulling to one side while driving comes from whether there's uneven tyre wears Uneven tyre pressure Bad tie rods or steering rack Stick brake caliper Uneven brake force Poor alignment Close examination on your tyres will tell you if there's an uneven tyre wears, or maybe it's just an under inflated tyre.  Bad tie rods or steering rack is detected by jacking the vehicle up and have someone to help shake steering while you bend down to check the allowance of either tie rod or the rack. If it's either  of the two, kindly replace it. Stick brake caliper can result usuall