Engine-Codes - Ford - P0021 FORD

P0021 FORD - Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over Advance Bank 2

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0021 FORD Possible Causes

  • Incorrect camshaft timing
  • Faulty Valve Control Timing (VCT) position solenoid
  • Valve Control Timing (VCT) position circuit is open or shorted
  • Valve Control Timing (VCT) position circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P0021 FORD 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 P0021 FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0021 FORD 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

P0021 FORD Meaning

The Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected the Valve Control Timing (VCT) position in an over advance condition- Camshaft timing over advanced

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