Engine-Codes - Ford - P0016 2009 FORD FUSION

P0016 2009 FORD FUSION - Crankshaft Position Camshaft Position Correlation Bank 1 Sensor 'A'

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0016 2009 FORD FUSION Possible Causes

  • Camshaft timing incorrectly set
  • Continuous oil flow to the VCT piston chamber
  • Erratic camshaft position due to low oil pressure
  • Oil flow restriction in the oil passages or the VCT valve body
  • VCT solenoid stuck in position
  • Open or short in the VCT circuit
  • Open VPWR circuit
  • Camshaft advance mechanism binding (VCT unit)
  • Damaged VCT phaser
  • Damaged camshaft position (CMP) sensor
  • Open or short in the CMP sensor circuits
  • Radio frequency interference (RFI) interference

How is the P0016 2009 FORD FUSION 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 P0016 2009 FORD FUSION code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0016 2009 FORD FUSION 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)

P0016 2009 FORD FUSION Meaning

The powertrain control module (PCM) monitors the variable camshaft timing (VCT) position for a misalignment between the camshaft and crankshaft. The test fails when the misalignment is 1 tooth or greater. This DTC can also be set due to VCT system concerns (oil contamination or VCT solenoid stuck).

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