Engine-Codes - BMW - P103A BMW

P103A BMW Code - VVL System Current Too High

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code P103A BMW?

  • Faulty Valvetronic (VVT) Actuator Motor
  • Valvetronic Actuator Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Valvetronic Actuator Motor circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the P103A BMW Code?

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 Code P103A BMW?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P103A BMW 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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|What are Code P103A BMW Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the P103A BMW Code Mean?

System current is monitored through the ECU and the variable valve train relay. This diagnosis checks for over-temperature and overload conditions and performs short term and long term high current monitoring (looks for current spikes over a threshold, and time vs. current table-based. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will set if the VVT motor current draw remains excessive over a defined period, the precise definition of this period varying according to the degree of excess current draw.

P103A BMW Code - VVL System Current Too High

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