P0013 SATURN - Exhaust Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid Control Circuit

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

P0013 SATURN Possible Causes

  • Dirty Oil
  • Low engine oil level
  • Faulty Exhaust Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid
  • Exhaust Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid harness is open or shorted
  • Exhaust Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

First diagnose P0013 SATURN 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.

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Cost of diagnosing the P0013 SATURN code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0013 SATURN 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.

P0013 SATURN Possible Symptoms

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

P0013 SATURN 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.
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