DTC Troubleshooting: P0011 (56-2)
|DTC P0011 (56-2):||VTC System Malfunction|
|1.||Reset the ECM/PCM.|
|2.||Start the engine. Hold the engine at 3,000 rpm (min-1) with no load (in Park or neutral) until the radiator fan comes on.|
|3.||Test-drive at a steady speed between 30-60 km/h (20-40 mph) for 10 minutes.|
|4.||Check for Temporary DTC with the scan tool.|
Is Temporary DTC P0011 indicated?
YES - Go to 5.
NO - Intermittent failure, system is OK at this time. Check for poor connections or loose wires at the VTC oil control solenoid valve and at the ECM/ PCM.n
|5.||Watch the low oil pressure light.|
Is the low oil pressure light on?
YES - Check the oil pressure.n
NO - Go to 6.
|6.||Turn the ignition switch OFF.|
|7.||Remove the auto-tensioner.|
|8.||Remove the VTC strainer. Check the VTC strainer for clogging.|
Is the strainer OK?
YES - Go to 9.
NO - Clean the VTC strainer, then replace the engine oil filter and the engine oil.
|9.||Check the VTC oil control solenoid valve.|
Is the VTC oil control solenoid valve OK?
YES - Go to 10.
NO - Clean the ports of the VTC oil control solenoid valve, or replace the VTC oil control solenoid valve.n
|10.||Install the VTC oil control solenoid valve.|
|11.||Connect a tachometer (A) to the test tachometer connector (B).|
|12.||Start the engine. Hold the engine at 700-1,000 rpm (min-1).|
|13.||Connect the ECM/PCM connector terminal B23 to body ground with a jumper wire.|
|14.||Connect the ECM/PCM connector terminal A3 and B1 with a jumper wire for below 1 minute.|
NOTE: Do not jump for above 1 minute.
Did the engine stall or run rough?
YES - Test-drive at a steady speed between 30-60 km/h (19-37 mph) for 10 minutes.
NO - Go to 15.
|15.||Check the VTC actuator.|
Is the VTC actuator OK?
NO - Replace the VTC actuator.n