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P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ - 'A' Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit/Open Bank 2

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ Possible Causes

  • Faulty Continuously Variable Valve Timing Solenoid
  • Continuously Variable Valve Timing Solenoid harness is open or shorted
  • Continuously Variable Valve Timing Solenoid circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

How do I fix code P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ

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.

Tech Notes

Mercedes Benz Code = 0283 (Left camshaft intake solenoid) has an open circuit in the wiring (P0020)

Cost of diagnosing the P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0020 MERCEDES-BENZ 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

P0020 Mercedes-benz Description

This fault code is stored in the Engine Control Module (ECM) when the output from the camshaft position sensor is not as expected. The camshaft position sensor is used to monitor the position of the camshaft. The engine control module uses this information to determine the synchronisation and phasing of the camshaft in relation to the crankshaft. A fault in the variable valve timing and/or valve lift system will generate this fault code.
OBDII Code P0020 Mercedes-benz - 'A' Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit/Open Bank 2 - AutoCodes.com

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