Engine-Codes - Volkswagen - P0013 VOLKSWAGEN

P0013 VOLKSWAGEN - 'B' Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit Bank 1

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0013 VOLKSWAGEN Possible Causes

  • Dirty engine oil
  • Faulty Continuously Variable Valve Timing Solenoid
  • Continuously Variable Valve Timing Solenoid harness is open or shorted
  • Continuously Variable Valve Timing Solenoid circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

How is the P0013 VOLKSWAGEN 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 VOLKSWAGEN code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0013 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

P0013 VOLKSWAGEN Meaning

This fault code is stored when a fault is detected with the camshaft control circuit. The circuit is monitored by the Engine Control Module (ECM) for anomalies. Mechanical defects such as timing issues can result in this fault code. Basic engine timing should be checked before any further investigations.

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