Engine-Codes - Generic - P0020

P0020 - Intake Camshaft Position 'A' Actuator Circuit Open Bank 2

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0020 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) position solenoid
  • Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) position harness is open or shorted
  • Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) position circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P0020 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 P0020 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0020 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)

P0020 Meaning

The Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the Intake Camshaft Position 'A' Actuator. The ECM has detected a low voltage on the VVariable Camshaft Timing (VCT) circuit

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Information for specific makes

  • P0020 AUDI 'A' Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit Bank 2
  • P0020 BMW Variable Camshaft Timing 'A' Circuit Continuity Bank 2
  • P0020 FORD Intake Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit Open Bank 2
  • P0020 LEXUS Camshaft Position 'A' Actuator Circuit Bank 2
  • P0020 LINCOLN Intake Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit Open Bank 2
  • P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ 'A' Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit/Open Bank 2
  • P0020 MERCURY Intake Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit Open Bank 2
  • P0020 MINI Variable Camshaft Timing 'A' Circuit Continuity Bank 2
  • P0020 SCION Camshaft Position 'A' Actuator Circuit Bank 2
  • P0020 SUZUKI Intake Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid Control Circuit Bank 2
  • P0020 TOYOTA Camshaft Position 'A' Actuator Circuit Bank 2
  • P0020 VOLKSWAGEN 'A' Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit Bank 2

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