Engine-Codes - Mazda - P1388 MAZDA

P1388 MAZDA - Camshaft Position Timing Over Retarded Bank 2

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P1388 MAZDA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator
  • Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator harness is open or shorted
  • Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator circuit poor electrical connection
  • Oil passage blocked

How is the P1388 MAZDA 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 P1388 MAZDA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1388 MAZDA 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)

P1388 MAZDA Meaning

The Comprehensive Component Monitor (CCM) monitors the Valve Control Timing (VCT) position for over-retarded camshaft timing. The test fails when the camshaft timing exceeds a maximum calibrated value or remains in a retarded position.

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