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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'

Should I Buy a Toyota Highlander Hybrid or Ford Explorer Hybrid?

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 Source: motorbiscuit.com Should I Buy a Toyota Highlander Hybrid or Ford Explorer Hybrid? by  Alice Chase on  May 21, 2020 The popularity of SUVs has meant that more and more manufacturers are finding ways to keep ahead in the market. For many, this means developing newer, more efficient hybrid versions of their traditional models. Two vehicles worth considering are t he 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid  and the  2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid . Both are popular options that have many similarities to consider. Should I Buy a Toyota Highlander Hybrid or Ford Explorer Hybrid? Some significant differences are worth noting, as well. We’ll be breaking them up to four categories to help you determine which vehicle is a good fit: safety, reliability, cost, and overall driving experience. Safety ratings: Toyota Highlander Hybrid or Ford Explorer Hybrid? Toyota  received the 2020 Top Safety Pick from IIHS. The  Ford Explorer  received a good rating. The  Highlander  has class-leading safety standards