Engine-Codes - Volvo - P0015 VOLVO

P0015 VOLVO - Variable Valve Timing Control Valve

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0015 VOLVO Possible Causes

  • Dirty Oil
  • Low engine oil level
  • Timing belt jumped teeth
  • Faulty Variable Valve Timing Control Valve

How is the P0015 VOLVO 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 P0015 VOLVO code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0015 VOLVO 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.

When is the code detected?

The P0015 codes is detected by the Engine Control Module (ECM) when the camshaft pulley is in the locked position.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Lack/Loss of power
  • Engine rough idle

P0015 VOLVO Meaning

Each time that the engine is switched off, the camshaft pulley sets itself in the locked position. The Engine Control Module (ECM) checks that the camshaft pulley leaves the locked position when the engine is started again.

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