Engine-Codes - Isuzu - P0013 ISUZU

P0013 ISUZU Code - Variable Camshaft Timing Actuator Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P0013 ISUZU code possible causes

  • Low or Dirty Engine Oil
  • Incorrect camshaft timing
  • Faulty Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) Solenoid Valve
  • Variable Camshaft Timing Solenoid Valve circuit is open or shorted
  • Variable Camshaft Timing Solenoid Valve circuit poor electrical connection

|How is the P0013 ISUZU code repair?

Start by checking 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.

|What is the cost to diagnose the P0013 ISUZU code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0013 ISUZU code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|What are P0013 ISUZU code possible symptoms?

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

|What is P0013 ISUZU code meaning?

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) detects that the actual state of the camshaft position solenoid does not match the intended state. The PCM monitors the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) circuit for high and low voltage. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set if the voltage exceeds a calibrated limit for a calibrated amount of time.

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