Engine-Codes - Mini - P1062 MINI

P1062 MINI - Valvetronics Limp Home Request Full Stroke Position Reached

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1062 MINI Possible Causes

  • Faulty Valvetronic Sensor
  • Valvetronic Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Valvetronic Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Check for binding mechanical component

How is the P1062 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.

What is the cost to diagnose the P1062 MINI code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1062 MINI 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

P1062 MINI Meaning

The Valvetronic (VVT) System is a Variable Valve Lift (VVL) 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 electronic control of the Valvetronic is dependent on, Voltage Limits, Adaptations, current and power stage temperature. The VVT must be in emergency operation mode (meaning that no VVT sensor signal is present) and unit travels to upper travel limit at 30% pulse-duty factor for VVT motor. The mass induction airflow is employed as an index to determine whether the maximum VVT stroke has been reached.

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