P0014 VOLKSWAGEN - 'B' Camshaft Position Timing Over-Advanced Or System Performance Bank 1
P0014 VOLKSWAGEN Possible Causes
- Dirty engine oil
- Mechanical Defect
- Valve Timing
- 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
How is the P0014 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 P0014 VOLKSWAGEN code
Labor: 1.0The cost to diagnose the P0014 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.
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- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P0014 VOLKSWAGEN MeaningThis fault code is stored in the Engine Control Module (ECM) when a malfunction occurs in the camshaft position sensor monitoring system. This fault code can be set due to a fault with the camshaft position sensor, phonic wheel, associated wiring or engine control module. A mechanical defect which affects static valve timing can also cause this issue. A variable valve timing defect must also be investigated, including oil supply to the oil control solenoid. The oil control solenoid should also be tested using an oscilloscope, the solenoid may be operated during an actuator test. A fault in the sprocket dephaser or variator will also cause this fault code to be set.
A relationship test with an oscilloscope can be used to check the valve timing. For vehicles with a phonic wheel which is attached to a keyless pulley it must be noted that the static valve timing maybe correct but the position of the phonic wheel is incorrect.
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