Engine-Codes - Ford - P0022 2007 FORD FUSION

P0022 2007 FORD FUSION - Camshaft Position 'A' Timing Over-Retarded Bank 2

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0022 2007 FORD FUSION Possible Causes

  • Variable Camshaft Timing solenoid stuck open
  • Continuous oil flow to the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) piston chamber
  • Erratic camshaft position due to low oil pressure
  • Oil flow restriction in the oil passages or the VCT valve body
  • Faulty Variable Camshaft Timing
  • Variable Camshaft Timing harness is open or shorted
  • Variable Camshaft Timing circuit poor electrical connection
  • Damaged camshaft position (CMP) sensor
  • Open or short in the CMP sensor circuits
  • Radio frequency interference (RFI) interference

How is the P0022 2007 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.

Tech Notes

Dirty oil can clog the small holes in the VCT valve. Start by replacing your oil (with the recommended oil weight) and oil filter, if you have not replaced in the recommended oil change interval.

What is the cost to diagnose the P0022 2007 FORD FUSION code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0022 2007 FORD FUSION 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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Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Lack/Loss of power
  • Engine rough idle

P0022 2007 FORD FUSION Meaning

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) position for an over-advanced camshaft timing. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set when the camshaft timing exceeds a maximum calibrated value or remains in an retarded position.

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