Engine-Codes - Generic - P1349

P1349 - Variable Valve Timing System Malfunction Bank 1

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1349 Possible Causes

  • Dirty or low engine oil
  • Valve timing
  • Oil control valve
  • Variable Valve Timing controller assembly
  • Engine Control Module (ECM)

How is the P1349 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 P1349 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1349 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)

P1349 Meaning

Variable Valve Timing (VVT) system controls the intake valve timing to proper timing in response to driving condition. The Engine Control Module (ECM) controls Oil Control Valve (OCV) to make the intake valve timing properly, and, oil pressure controlled with OCV is supplied to the VVT controller, and then, VVT controller changes relative position between the camshaft and the crankshaft.

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