DTC Troubleshooting: P0011 (56)

DTC P0011:  VTC System Malfunction

1.Turn the ignition switch ON (II).

2.Clear the DTC with the HDS.

3.Start the engine.

4.Watch the low oil pressure light with the engine running.

Is the low oil pressure light on?


YES - Check the oil pressure, then go to 15.


NO - Go to 5.


5.Do the VTC TEST in the INSPECTION MENU with the HDS.

Is the result OK?


YES - Go to 6.


NO - Go to 9.


6.Test-drive at a steady speed between 25-75 km/h (16-47 mph) for 10 minutes.

7.Check the VTC STATUS in the DATA LIST with the HDS.

Does it indicate ON?


YES - Go to 8.


NO - Go to 6 and recheck.

8.Monitor the OBD STATUS for DTC P0011 in the DTCs MENU with the HDS.

Does the screen indicate FAILED?


YES - Go to 9.


NO - If the screen indicates PASSED, intermittent failure, system is OK at this time. If the screen indicates NOT COMPLETED, go to 5 and recheck.


9.Turn the ignition switch OFF.

10.Remove the auto-tensioner.

11.Remove the VTC strainer (A), and check it for clogging.

 

Is the strainer OK?


YES - Go to 12.


NO - Clean the VTC strainer, replace the engine oil filter and the engine oil, then go to 14.


12.Test the VTC oil control solenoid valve.

Is the VTC oil control solenoid valve OK?


YES - Go to 13.


NO - Replace the VTC oil control solenoid valve, then go to 14.

13.Inspect the VTC actuator.

Is the VTC actuator OK?


YES - Go to 14.


NO - Replace the VTC actuator, then go to 14.


14.Turn the ignition switch ON (II).

15.Reset the ECM/PCM with the HDS.

16.Clear the CKP pattern with the HDS.

17.Do the ECM/PCM idle learn procedure.

18.Do the CKP pattern learn procedure.

19.Do the VTC TEST in the INSPECTION MENU with the HDS.

20.Check for Temporary DTCs or DTCs with the HDS.

Are any Temporary DTCs or DTCs indicated?


YES - If DTC P0011 is indicated, check for poor connections or loose terminals at the VTC oil control solenoid valve and the ECM/PCM, then go to 1. If any other Temporary DTCs or DTCs are indicated, go to the indicated DTC's troubleshooting.


NO - Go to 21.

21.Monitor the OBD STATUS for DTC P0011 in the DTCs MENU with the HDS.

Does the screen indicate PASSED?


YES - Troubleshooting is complete.n


NO - If the screen indicates FAILED, check for poor connections or loose terminals at the VTC oil control solenoid valve and the ECM/PCM, then go to 1. If the screen indicates NOT COMPLETED, go to 19 and recheck.