P0009 - Engine Position System Performance Bank 2
P0009 Possible Causes
- Engine mechanical problems
- Incorrect timing chain
- Stretched timing chain
- Failed camshaft actuator or actuator solenoid
First diagnose P0009 code
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 P0009 code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P0009 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
P0009 Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P0009 DescriptionThe Engine Control Module (ECM) monitors the position of both camshafts and the crankshaft. The ECM performs a test for misalignment between both camshafts on one bank of the engine and the crankshaft. During the test the ECM learns the position of the camshafts and the crankshaft. While the engine is idling, the ECM compares the position of both the camshafts and the crankshaft with the learned value. The ECM will set the P0008 code if both learned values for one bank of the engine are exceeding a calibrated threshold in the same direction.
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P0009 Information for specific makes
- P0009 BUICK Engine Positions System Performance Bank 2
- P0009 CADILLAC Engine Positions System Performance Bank 2
- P0009 CHEVROLET Engine Positions System Performance Bank 2
- P0009 GMC Engine Positions System Performance Bank 2
- P0009 PONTIAC Engine Positions System Performance Bank 2
- P0009 SATURN Engine Positions System Performance Bank 2
- P0009 SUZUKI Engine Positions System Performance Bank 2
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