Engine-Codes - Volvo - P0079 VOLVO

P0079 VOLVO - Exhaust Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low Bank 1

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0079 VOLVO Possible Causes

  • Faulty Exhaust Valve Control Solenoid
  • Exhaust Valve Control Solenoid Circuit harness is open or shorted
  • Exhaust Valve Control Solenoid Circuit circuit poor electrical circuit connection

How do I fix code P0079 VOLVO?

Check 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.

Cost of diagnosing the P0079 VOLVO code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0079 VOLVO 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)

P0079 VOLVO Meaning

Exhaust valve timing control magnet retarder controls the shut/open timing of the exhaust valve by ON/OFF pulse duty signals sent from the Engine Control Module (ECM). The longer pulse width retards valve angle. The shorter pulse width advances valve angle.

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