Engine-Codes - Toyota - P0016 2002 Toyota Highlander

P0016 2002 Toyota Highlander Code - Crankshaft Position Camshaft Position Correlation Bank 1 Sensor 'A'

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code P0016 2002 Toyota Highlander?

  • Dirty Oil
  • Faulty Variable Valve Timing (VVT) sensor
  • Variable Valve Timing (VVT) sensor circuit is open or shorted
  • Variable Valve Timing (VVT) sensor poor electrical connection
  • Damaged Engine Control Module (ECM)

|How to Fix the P0016 2002 Toyota Highlander Code?

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 Code P0016 2002 Toyota Highlander?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0016 2002 Toyota Highlander 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.

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|When is the P0016 2002 Toyota Highlander Code Detected?

The Engine Control Module (ECM) set code P0016 when no receives no signal from the Variable Valve Timing (VVT) sensor.

|What are Code P0016 2002 Toyota Highlander Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the P0016 2002 Toyota Highlander Code Mean?

The Engine Control Module (ECM) controls the Oil Control Valve (OCV) to regulate the intake camshaft angle. As a result of the angle change, the engine timing is advance or retard. Optimizing engine timing will help the engine improve torque and fuel economy, and the exhaust emissions decrease under overall driving conditions. The Variable Valve Timing (VVT) system includes the Oil Control Valve (OCV) and VVT controller. The ECM detects the actual intake valve timing using signals from the camshaft and crankshaft position sensors, and performs feedback control.

Crankshaft Position Camshaft Position Correlation Bank 1 Sensor 'A'

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