P0010 OBD Code Definition:
P0010 Valve Timing Control Oil Control Solenoid Valve Fault
P0010 OBD Code Description:

OBD Code P0010

“A” Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit

What’s mean?

OBD2 Code P0010 Definition:
A P0010 code Definition:the VVT (variable valve timing) or VCT (variable camshaft timing) components and the car’s PCM (powertrain control module). That consists of an oil control valve (OCV), also called a solenoid valve and other components. Basically the check engine light and associated P0010 trouble code means that the voltage in the circuit has fallen below a set limit for a specific amount of time (varies by make/model/engine).


Possible sumptoms of P0010
Check Engine Light illuminated (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) Rough running

Possible Causes

Possible causes of P0010
A code P0010 may mean that one or more of the following has happened: Faulty oil control valve (OCV) Open or short in the VVT/VCT circuit Open or short in the OCV / solenoid valve

Possible Solutions

Some recommended troubleshooting and repair steps are: Carefully inspect the Bank 1 VVT/VCT system circuit wiring and connectors, repair as required With a warm engine, test the operation of the OCV, replace/repair as needed

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