Nissan Tech Tip: DTC For Variable Valve Timing Control Function
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Nissan Tech Tip: DTC For Variable Valve Timing Control Function

On any 1996-2009 vehicle with variable vale timing, if the MIL is on with any of the following DTCs stored: P0011, P0014, P0021, P0024, P1110 or P1135, do not replace the variable valve timing solenoid valve or the sprocket(s) without performing the complete diagnosis indicated in the EC section of the service manual.

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On any 1996-2009 vehicle with variable vale timing, if the MIL is on with any of the following DTCs stored: P0011, P0014, P0021, P0024, P1110 or P1135, do not replace the variable valve timing solenoid valve or the sprocket(s) without performing the complete diagnosis indicated in the EC section of the service manual.

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Note: The engine may also have camshaft sprocket rattle noise and/or other engine noise.

Action:
The first steps in the complete diagnosis are to make sure the:

• Engine oil is at the operating level; add oil if needed. Refer to the service manual for low oil level diagnoses, if needed.

• Oil pressure is normal when measured with a gauge at the pressure switch port. Refer to the service manual for low oil pressure diagnoses, if needed.

Courtesy of Mitchell 1.

For more information on Mitchell 1 products and services, automotive professionals can log onto the company’s website at www.mitchell1.com.

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