P0014 CHEVROLET code

What the P0014 code means. P0014 is the OBD-II generic code that the engine control module (ECM) has determined that the bank 1 exhaust camshaft is more advanced than what the ECM has commanded it be. This over-advanced condition could be during advancing or retarding of the camshaft timing.

Can you drive with code P0014?

While you can still drive around with P0014 registered issues, please don’t do it. Driving with it will cause hard starting, erratic idling, stalling, poor engine performance, and increased fuel consumption. Again, if a lousy VVT control solenoid triggers the issue, it may cause other related components to fail.

Is code P0014 serious?

The level of a code P0014 is fairly serious, and something that you should look into as soon as you start noticing something is wrong with the vehicle: The engine may run erratically, stall, or have a hard starting problem.

How much does it cost to fix code P0014?

Depending on the shop’s labor rate, this typically costs somewhere between $75-$150. Many, if not most, shops will apply this diagnosis fee to any required repairs if you have them perform the repairs for you. From there, a shop will be able to give you an accurate estimate for repairs to fix your P0014 code.

Can an oil change fix code P0014?

In layman terms, P0014 means it’s a generic engine code that refers to an advanced or over-advanced exhaust camshaft in bank 1. Replacing your oil and filter usually fixes the P0014 OBD2 Trouble Code!

How do I fix the engine code P0014?

What repairs can fix the P0014 code?

  1. Resetting the fault codes and performing a road test.
  2. Replacing the oil and filter using the proper oil viscosity for the engine.
  3. Repairing or replacing the wiring to the camshaft oil control valve for bank 1 exhaust camshaft.

Can P0014 be caused by low oil?

Due to how it’s tied to oil pressure, the wrong oil level can also trigger the P0014 code. Checking your oil level is easy enough, but take precaution that low oil level hints at a potential leak.

How much does it cost to replace a camshaft sensor?

Camshaft Position Sensor Replacement Cost

To replace a camshaft position sensor, you can expect to pay anywhere from $95 to $200. Parts alone will run about $25 to $100. Labor costs will be in the range of $70 to $100 for professional replacement.

What causes P0014?

If you experience an OBD-II scanner error code P0014 problem, there can be a few possible problems causing it. The following are the most likely causes: The camshaft’s timing is incorrect. The valve control solenoid has failed and is stuck open.