Engine-Codes - Mini - P105A MINI

P105A MINI Code - Internal Control Module VVT Error Voltage Too High

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|P105A MINI code possible causes

  • Faulty Control Module Variable Valve Timing (VVT)
  • Control Module VVT harness is open or shorted
  • Control Module VVT circuit poor electrical connection

|How is the P105A MINI 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.

|P105A MINI code tech notes

BMW Hex Code 0x2A77
BMW Code 10871

|What is the cost to diagnose the P105A MINI code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P105A MINI 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.

|What are P105A MINI code possible symptoms?

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

|What is P105A MINI code meaning?

On the Valvetronic VVT (Variable Valve Lift Control), the variable valve gear reduces fuel consumption by adjusting the stroke of the intake valves. An electric motor is used to drive a worm gear that moves the eccentric shaft. The eccentric shaft uses intermediate levers that change the effect of the camshaft on the rocker arms. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will be set when an excess current is recognized on the high side or low side transistors.

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