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P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ Code - 'A' Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit/Open Bank 2

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|What are the Possible Causes of the P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ Code?

  • 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
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

|How to Fix the P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ 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.

|P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ code tech notes

Mercedes Benz Code = 0283 (Left camshaft intake solenoid) has an open circuit in the wiring (P0020)

|What is the cost to diagnose the P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ 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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|What are P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

|What Does the P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ Code Mean?

This fault code is stored in the Engine Control Module (ECM) when the output from the camshaft position sensor is not as expected. The camshaft position sensor is used to monitor the position of the camshaft. The engine control module uses this information to determine the synchronisation and phasing of the camshaft in relation to the crankshaft. A fault in the variable valve timing and/or valve lift system will generate this fault code.

'A' Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit/Open Bank 2

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