Engine-Codes - Porsche - P13A1 PORSCHE

P13A1 PORSCHE - Bank 1 Misfire After Cold Start

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P13A1 PORSCHE Possible Causes

  • Affected by block heater
  • Loose contact or corrosion on connectors or lines
  • Power supply or ground supply faulty
  • Spark plug(s) oily due to oil entrainment in the cylinder
  • Wrong spark plug(s)
  • Mechanical or electrical fault in spark plug(s)
  • Bar ignition module faulty
  • Power supply or ground supply faulty
  • Wrong fuel quality
  • Fuel tank empty
  • Water in fuel tank
  • Fuel line dirty /blocked
  • Mechanical fault in electric fuel pump
  • Mechanical fault in fuel high pressure pump
  • Fuel injector faulty or borderline (opens too late/not long enough/not enough or leaking)
  • Oxygen sensor(s) faulty
  • Exhaust system constricted/blocked
  • Catalytic converter faulty
  • Leak in intake air distributor
  • Foreign bodies in intakeair distributor
  • Camshaft adjustment fault
  • Wrong timing exhaust camshaft
  • Valve lift control fault
  • Valve lifter faulty (Intake valve has not switched to the other lift or has not switched quickly enough)
  • Mechanical fault in valve drive
  • Insufficient compression

How is the P13A1 PORSCHE 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 P13A1 PORSCHE code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P13A1 PORSCHE 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.
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Possible Symptoms

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

P13A1 PORSCHE Meaning

Bank 1 Misfire After Cold Start is the generic description for the P13a1 Porsche code, but the manufacturer may have a different description for your model and year vehicle. Currently, we have no further information abouth the P13a1 Porsche OBDII code.

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