Engine-Codes - Generic - P13C0

P13C0 - VANOS Intake Control Fault Camshaft Stuck

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P13C0 Possible Causes

  • Intake Camshaft

How is the P13C0 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 P13C0 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P13C0 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)

P13C0 Meaning

The diagnostic function monitors the camshaft timing adjustment. The Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the Intake Camshaft. The ECM sets the OBDII code when the Intake Camshaft is not to factory specifications.

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Information for specific makes

  • P13C0 BMW VANOS Intake Control Fault Camshaft Stuck
  • P13C0 MINI VANOS Intake Control Fault Camshaft Stuck

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