Engine-Codes - Mazda - P0011 MAZDA

P0011 MAZDA - CMP Timing Over Advanced Right side

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0011 MAZDA Possible Causes

  • Low or Dirty Engine Oil
  • Variable camshaft timing actuator stuck in advance position
  • Timing belt jumped

How do I fix code P0011 MAZDA?

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 connector's pins.

Cost of diagnosing the P0011 MAZDA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0011 MAZDA 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.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P0011 MAZDA Meaning

The Engine Control Module (ECM) controls the Oil Control Valve (OCV) to regulate the intake camshaft angle. As a result of the angle change, the engine timing is advance or retard. Optimizing engine timing will help the engine improve torque and fuel economy, and the exhaust emissions decrease under overall driving conditions. The Variable Valve Timing (VVT) system includes the Oil Control Valve (OCV) and VVT controller. The ECM detects the actual intake valve timing using signals from the camshaft and crankshaft position sensors, and performs feedback control.

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