Engine-Codes - Generic - P1017

P1017 Code - Valvetronic Eccentric Shaft Sensor Plausibility

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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|P1017 code possible causes

  • Reluctor on Valvetronic Eccentric Shaft Sensor poor installation
  • Faulty Valvetronic Eccentric Shaft Sensor
  • Valvetronic Eccentric Shaft Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Valvetronic Eccentric Shaft Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

|How is the P1017 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 P1017 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1017 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.

|When is the P1017 code detected?

Valvetronic eccentric shaft guiding sensor solenoid loss bank 1

|What are P1017 code possible symptoms?

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

|What is P1017 code meaning?

The Valvetronic System is a variable valve lift system that, in combination with variable valve timing, allows infinite adjustment of the intake valve timing and duration. The system helps improve fuel economy and emissions and negates the need for a throttle body in regular use. The Eccentric Shaft Position Sensor is used as a feedback for the Valvetronic Eccentric Shaft. The Valvetronic Eccentric Shaft is actuated by Valvetronic Motor and in return controls the variable intake valve lift. The Eccentric Shaft Sensor is mounted to the cylinder head beneath the valve cover. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set if the Valvetronic Eccentric Shaft Sensor is not to factory specifications.

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|P1017 code information for specific makes

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  • P1017 MINI Valvetronic Eccentric Shaft Sensor Plausibility  📷
  • P1017 VOLVO Engine Control Module Internal Fault

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