Engine-Codes - Toyota - P1345 TOYOTA

P1345 TOYOTA - Variable Valve Timing Sensor Bank 1 Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1345 TOYOTA Possible Causes

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

How do I fix code P1345 TOYOTA?

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.

Cost of diagnosing the P1345 TOYOTA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P1345 TOYOTA 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.

When is the code detected?

No Variable Valve Timing (VVT) sensor signal to Engine Control Module (ECM) during cranking at 4 sec. or more.

Possible Symptoms

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

P1345 TOYOTA Meaning

Variable Valve Timing (VVT) sensor (VVT signal) consist of a signal plate and pickup coil. The VVT signal plate has 1 tooth on its outer circumference and is mounted on the intake camshafts. When the camshafts rotate, the protrusion on the signal plate and the air gap on the pickup coil change, causing fluctuations in the magnetic field and generating an electromotive force in the pickup coil. The actual camshaft angle is detected by the VVT sensor and it provides feedback to the Engine Control Module (ECM) to control the intake valve timing in response to during condition.

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