Engine-Codes - Generic - P107C

P107C Code - VVT Overload Protection Temperature Too High

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- Repair Importance Level: 3/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the Code P107C?

  • Loose reluctor on VVT sensor
  • Incorrect installation of Digital Motor Electronics (DME)
  • Faulty Digital Motor Electronics
  • Digital Motor Electronics harness is open or shorted
  • Digital Motor Electronics circuit poor electrical connection

|How to Fix the P107C 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 P107C?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P107C 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 P107C Possible Symptoms?

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

|What Does the P107C Code Mean?

The temperature of the Variable Valve Timing (VVT) driver circuit in the Digital Motor Electronics (DME) is monitored, and the system responds to overheating by reverting to VVT emergency mode operation - the vehicle continues to operate, but in throttled mode. Incorrect use of the pedal-position sensor, consisting of rapid, repeated pressure extending over several minutes heats up the VVT driver circuit in the DME, leading to its deactivation when it reaches a critical level.

P107C Code - VVT Overload Protection Temperature Too High

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|Code P107C Information for Specific Makes

  • P107C BMW VVT Overload Protection Temperature Too High
  • P107C MINI VVT Overload Protection Temperature Too High

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