P0010 HONDA - Variable Control Timing Oil Control Solenoid Valve Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

P0010 HONDA Possible Causes

  • Dirty Oil
  • Low engine oil level
  • Valve Timing Control (VTC) open or shorted circuit.
  • Valve Timing Control (VTC) electrical connector
  • Faulty Valve Timing Control (VTC)
  • Damaged ECM

First diagnose P0010 HONDA code

    Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the P0010 HONDA code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0010 HONDA code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

P0010 HONDA Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Lack/Loss of power
  • Engine rough idle

P0010 HONDA Meaning

The Engine Control Module (ECM) optimizes the valve timing using the Valve Timing Control (VTC). The ECM sends a target duty cycle control signal to the VTC. This control signal regulates the oil pressure supplied to the VTC. The VTC can advance or retard the engine timing.
OBDII Code P0010 HONDA - Variable Control Timing Oil Control Solenoid Valve Malfunction - Engine-Codes.com

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