Engine-Codes - Mini - P1078 MINI

P1078 MINI - Valvetronics Actuator Motor Overload

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?

P1078 MINI Possible Causes

  • Faulty Valvetronic Control Motor
  • Valvetronic Control Motor harness is open or shorted
  • Valvetronic Control Motor circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P1078 MINI

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.

Tech Notes

VVT overload protection control motor current high input bank 1

Cost of diagnosing the P1078 MINI code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1078 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

P1078 MINI Meaning

Valvetronics Actuator Motor Overload is the generic description for the P1078 Mini code, but the manufacturer may have a different description for your model and year vehicle. Currently, we have no further information abouth the P1078 Mini OBDII code.

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