DTC Troubleshooting: P0341 (57-3)

DTC P0341 (57-3):  VTC Phase Gap

1.Reset the ECM/PCM.

2.Start the engine.

Is DTC P0341 indicated?


YES - Go to 3.


NO - Intermittent failure, system is OK at this time. Check for poor connections or loose wires at the CMP sensor and at the ECM/PCM.n


3.Check the VTC oil control solenoid valve.

Is the VTC oil control solenoid valve OK?


YES - Go to 4.


NO - Clean the VTC oil control solenoid valve, or replace the  VTC oil control solenoid valve.n


4.Remove the head cover and check the cam chain.

Is the cam chain OK?


YES - Go to 5.


NO - Repair or replace the cam chain.n


5.Check the slack in the cam chain.

Is the cam chain OK?


YES - Go to 6.


NO - Repair or replace the cam chain.


6.Check the VTC actuator.

Is the VTC actuator OK?


YES - Substitute a known-good ECM/PCM and recheck. If symptom/indication goes away, replace the original  ECM/ PCM.n


NO - Replace the VTC actuator.n