P0010 VOLKSWAGEN - 'A' Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit Bank 1
P0010 VOLKSWAGEN Possible Causes
- Dirty engine oil
- Low engine oil level
- Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit is open or shorted
- Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Camshaft Actuator
Cost of diagnosing the P0010 VOLKSWAGEN code
The cost of diagnosing the P0010 VOLKSWAGEN 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 VOLKSWAGEN Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P0010 VOLKSWAGEN Meaning
The Camshaft Position (CMP) actuator is attached to each camshaft and is hydraulically operated in order to change the angle of the camshaft relative to Crankshaft Position (CKP
). The CMP actuator solenoid is controlled by the control module. The control module sends a pulse width modulated 12-volt signal to a CMP actuator solenoid. The solenoid controls the amount of engine oil flow to a CMP actuator. The CMP actuator can change the camshaft angle a maximum of 25 degrees. The control module increases the pulse width to accomplish the desired camshaft operation.