P0011 VOLKSWAGEN - 'A' Camshaft Position Timing Over-Advanced Or System Performance Bank 1
P0011 VOLKSWAGEN Possible Causes
- Low or Dirty Engine Oil
- Camshaft actuator circuit open or shorted
- Camshaft actuator circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty camshaft actuator
First diagnose P0011 VOLKSWAGEN 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 P0011 VOLKSWAGEN code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P0011 VOLKSWAGEN 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.
P0011 VOLKSWAGEN Possible Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P0011 Volkswagen DescriptionThe Engine Control Module (ECM) controls the Oil Control Valve (OCV) to regulate the intake camshaft angle. As a result of the angle change, the engine timing is advance or retard. Optimizing engine timing will help the engine improve torque and fuel economy, and the exhaust emissions decrease under overall driving conditions. The Variable Valve Timing (VVT) system includes the Oil Control Valve (OCV) and VVT controller. The ECM detects the actual intake valve timing using signals from the camshaft and crankshaft position sensors, and performs feedback control.
P0011 VOLKSWAGEN More InformationNeed more information on how to fix the P0011 VOLKSWAGEN code?
Get Access to Factory Service Manuals
Need more help?Get the P0011 Volkswagen code diagnosed by a professional: Find a repair shop in your area
P0011 VOLKSWAGEN CommentsHelp us improve AutoCodes.com. Leave a comment below or tell us if the information above help you fix the code. What are the symptoms on your vehicle for the P0011 Volkswagen code? Have you replaced any parts?
Any information is appreciated. Thanks