Engine-Codes - Mercury - P0020 MERCURY

P0020 MERCURY - Intake Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit Open Bank 2

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0020 MERCURY 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 MERCURY 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 MERCURY code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0020 MERCURY 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)
  • Lack/Loss of power
  • Engine rough idle

P0020 MERCURY Meaning

The Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected a low voltage on the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) circuit

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