2011 Buick Regal 2.4L P0014 Exhaust Camshaft

2011 Buick Regal 2.4L P0014 Exhaust Camshaft

Buick Regal On the 2011 Buick Regal with the 2.4L engine, The P0014 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to problem with the exhaust camshaft actuator solenoid. This solenoid is used in the variable valve timing system. This system advances/retards the ignition timing to provide the best fuel economy and performance for any given driving condition. What usually happens here, is the solenoid gets clogged and doesn’t move to it’s expected min/max positions. The solenoid is located on the top, passenger’s side of the engine, right next to the…

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2012 Buick LaCrosse 3.6L P0014 VVT Solenoid

2012 Buick LaCrosse 3.6L P0014 VVT Solenoid

Buick LaCrosse On the 2012 Buick LaCrosse with the 3.6L engine, the P0014 is stating there is a problem with the Exhaust Camshaft Position System Performance for Bank 1. This is more commonly due to a faulty Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid Valve (aka “Variable Valve timing solenoid”). More times than not, they get clogged and cannot achieve their expected min/max positions. This solenoid is located on the passenger’s side of the engine, towards the rear of the engine. The exhaust solenoid is the lower of the two solenoids. Carefully inspect the electrical…

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2010 Buick Enclave P0496 purge flow

2010 Buick Enclave P0496 purge flow

Buick Enclave On the 2010 Buick Enclave, the P0496 is a problem in the EVAP Purge System. This can either be a problem with the EVAP Purge Solenoid Valve or the Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor. There is a quick test that can determine which has the fault. The test will require the use of a scan-tool that can read EVAP System items data in real time. If you do not have access to such a scan-tool, carefully inspect the vacuum lines to/from the Purge Solenoid for any cracks, holes or disconnections. Inspect…

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2003 Buick Century Blower Intermittent

2003 Buick Century Blower Intermittent

Buick Century On the 2003 Buick Century, when the blower motor only works intermittently, this is going to be either a poor connection at either the Blower Motor Resistor or a failing Blower Motor itself. First, remove the passenger’s side insulator panel (the panel right above where the passenger’s feet would be) to gain access. Then, inspect the electrical connectors to the Blower Motor Resistor and motor looking for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If the visual inspection checks ok, then you should test for power to the blower motor the next time the blower is not…

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Chip Install: 2006 Buick Allure 3.8L

Chip Install: 2006 Buick Allure 3.8L

On the 2006 Buick Allure, the Intake Air Temp (IAT) Sensor is built into the Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor. The MAF/IAT Sensor is mounted to the side of the Air Filter Housing. At the MAF Sensor, the IAT wire colors are: TAN = IAT Signal ( + ) BLACK = Signal Return ( – ) Does your vehicle have a similar problem? Get connected to a Live Q&A session with a certified Auto Mechanic and get your answers on this problem now!

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2006 Buick Allure IAT Sensor

2006 Buick Allure IAT Sensor

Buick Allure On the 2006 Buick Allure, the Intake Air Temp (IAT) Sensor is built into the Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor. At the MAF Sensor, the IAT wire colors are: TAN = IAT Signal ( + ) BLACK = Signal Return ( – ) Does your vehicle have a similar problem? Get connected to a Live Q&A session with a certified Auto Mechanic and get your answers on this problem now!

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1994 Buick Park Ave Blower Motor

1994 Buick Park Ave Blower Motor

Buick Park Ave On the 1994 Buick Park Ave, when the Blower Motor continues to run even with the ignition off, this is most commonly due to a faulty Blower Motor Control Module. You can find the module located under the hood towards the rear/passenger’s side of the engine compartment, mounted to the blower motor housing. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If the visual inspection checks ok, replacing the blower motor control module should solve the problem. Does your vehicle have…

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