P0013 – LEXUS

Code : P0013
Make : LEXUS
Description : P0013 LEXUS Camshaft Position ‘B’ Actuator Circuit Bank 1
Possible causes :
– Dirty Oil
– Variable Valve Timing (VVT) circuit is open or shorted
– Oil Control Valve (OCV) circuit is open or shorted
– Faulty variable valve timing (VVT)
– Faulty oil control valve (OCV)
– Damaged ECM
Solutions :
– Carry out a Reset via CarDiag
– Choose a better quality fuel
– Check that the tank cap is securely closed
– Check the oil level and add more if it is lower than MAX
– Restart an Automatic diagnostic via CarDiag
– If the fault persists, you can check the “Possible causes” listed above : visually inspect (by yourself (tutorials to come) or by a professional) the wiring harness and the associated connectors, check for damaged components, and look for broken, bent, pushed, or corroded connector pins.

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