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P0011 ACURA - Valve Timing Control Oil Control Solenoid Valve Fault

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Low or Dirty Engine Oil
  • Valve Timing Control (VTC) open or shorted circuit
  • Valve Timing Control (VTC) electrical connector
  • Faulty Valve Timing Control (VTC)
  • Damaged Engine Control Module (ECM)

Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Lack/Loss of power
  • Engine rough idle

P0011 Acura Description

The Engine Control Module (ECM) optimizes the valve timing using the Valve Timing Control (VTC). The ECM sends a target duty cycle control signal to the VTC. This control signal regulates the oil pressure supplied to the VTC. The VTC can advance or retard the engine timing.
OBDII Code P0011 Acura - Valve Timing Control Oil Control Solenoid Valve Fault -

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