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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2009 Chevy HHR P0013 P0014

2009 Chevy HHR P0013 P0014

Chevy HHR On the 2009 Chevy HHR, the P0013 and P0014 are pointing to a problem with the Exhaust Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid (aka “Variable Valve Timing Solenoid”). These are actually fairly common fail items. They tend to get clogged and fail. The solenoid is located on the top, passenger’s side of the engine. Exhaust side is the one closest to the rear of the engine. Inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If no problems are found, most commonly, the solenoid will need…

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