P0020 AUDI code

What the P0020 code means. P0020 is the OBD-II generic code indicating that the engine control module (ECM) has determined that the bank 2 intake camshaft Oil Control Valve (OCV) has an open or short circuit. This happens during one drive cycle.

What causes P0020?

Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0020 stands for “Intake “A” Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit / Open (Bank 2).” It is triggered when the powertrain control module (PCM) detects that the voltage from the variable valve timing circuit has fallen out of specification for a calibrated amount of time.

How do I fix code P0013?

What repairs can fix the P0013 code?

  1. Resetting the fault codes and performing a road test.
  2. Repairing or replacing the wiring to the exhaust camshaft oil control valve for bank 1.
  3. Replacing the camshaft oil control valve for bank 1 exhaust camshaft.
  4. Replacing the ECM.


How do I fix code P0021?

What repairs can fix the P0021 code?

  1. Clearing the Check Engine Light codes and road testing to verify the code.
  2. Changing the oil and filter to the proper oil viscosity for the engine specifications.
  3. Repairing or replacing the wiring to the camshaft oil control valve for bank 2 intake camshaft.
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What is code P0024?

What the P0024 code means. P0024 is the OBD-II generic code indicating the Engine Control Module (ECM) has determined that the bank 2 exhaust camshaft is in a more advanced position than what the ECM expected. The over advanced position can be during the retarding or advancement phase of the camshaft timing.

How do I fix code P0020?

What repairs can fix the P0020 code?

  1. Clearing the fault codes and testing the system to verify the code.
  2. Repairing or replacing the wiring to the intake camshaft oil control valve for bank 2.
  3. Replacing the camshaft oil control valve for bank 2 intake camshaft.
  4. Replacing the ECM if directed from pinpoint tests.


Can I drive with P0020?

What Does Code P0020 Mean? Issue Severity: MODERATE – Extended driving with this code may cause internal engine damage. Repair Urgency: Get this code fixed as soon as possible to avoid damage to the engine and emissions system. Diagnosis: This trouble code will not prevent your vehicle from running.

Can I drive my car with a P0013 code?

While you can drive with a P0013 code for a short period, it’s best to repair it as soon as possible. If you have to wait for repairs, it’s best to drive the vehicle as little as possible. The longer it takes for repairs, the worse the problem will become, and the more likely that severe engine damage will occur.

How much does it cost to fix P0013?

How much will it cost to fix? If it’s only the exhaust solenoid that needs replacing, expect to pay $20 to $60 for the part, depending on the make and model of your car. It should take a skilled mechanic no more than an hour to diagnose the problem.

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What does car code P0013 mean?

Diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0013 stands for “Exhaust “B” Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit/Open (Bank 1). It’s a generic OBD-II code that relates to the variable valve timing (VVT)—also known as variable camshaft timing—components. Issues with variable valve timing (VVT) components can trigger code P0013.

Is P0021 serious?

How Serious Is Code P0021? – Severe. This trouble code severely impacts the drivability of your vehicle. The most common problems consist of increased engine stalling, engine rough idle, lowered fuel economy and rattling/knocking noises from the engine.

Where is the intake camshaft position Timing Over-Advanced Bank 1?

The “A” camshaft is the intake camshaft on the left or front of the bank from the perspective of the driver. Bank one is the bank of cylinders that contains cylinder one. This code indicated that the camshaft timing is above the threshold, also called being over-advanced.

What does camshaft position Timing Over-Advanced mean?

OBD code P0014 stands for Camshaft Position B – Timing Over-Advanced or System Performance (Bank 1). It indicates that your car’s computer has detected a difference in the desired camshaft position angle and the actual camshaft position angle.

How do I fix code P0022?

What repairs can fix the P0022 code?

  1. Resetting the fault codes and performing a road test.
  2. Replacing the oil and filter using the proper oil viscosity for the engine.
  3. Repairing or replacing the wiring or connection to the camshaft oil control valve (OCV)

How do I fix code P0018?

What repairs can fix the P0018 code?

  1. Repair or replace the wiring to the camshaft sensor on bank 2.
  2. Repair the wiring or connection to the camshaft OCV.
  3. Replace the camshaft OCV or the camshaft sensor for bank 2 camshaft.
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What is intake camshaft position actuator?

The intake camshaft actuator features a gray electrical plug and is located closer to the front of the vehicle on the top of the cylinder head. When your factory intake actuator begins to fail your car’s computer may trigger fault codes P0010 or P011 resulting in a check engine light.