P0014 SUZUKI code

The camshaft(s) is(are) adjusted by the engine computer through the use of an oil control valve(s) (OCV), also called variable valve timing control solenoid valves. When trouble code P0014 is set, it means that the exhaust camshaft in Bank 1 is more advanced than the engine computer has told it to be.

How do I fix error 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 I drive my car with a P0014 code?

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.

How much does it cost to fix code P0014?

It can be as affordable as a $50 oil change, a $100 sensor replacement or it can be a $1,000 timing job.

Will an oil change fix 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!

Is code P0014 serious?

If your car is showing the P0014 engine code, it may be due to your car’s timing in the exhaust valve being over advanced. It’s essential to get this code checked right away as it can cause further damage if ignored. When it’s having engine issues, your car communicates with you through diagnostic engine codes (DTC).

Can dirty oil cause P0014?

Can Dirty Oil Cause P0014? P0014 is caused by the position of the exhaust cam, which is why the problem can be traced back to the camshaft phaser and related components, such as the oil control solenoid and the oil viscosity. P01144 can be caused by dirty or poorly maintained motor oil.

How do I turn my check engine light off?

Turning the Ignition On and Off

The on-off method is the equivalent fix for a vehicle’s check engine light. It forces the computer to refresh its saved state through a reboot. Simply place your key into the ignition and turn it on for 1-2 seconds, then turn it off for 1-2 seconds. Repeat this step three or four times.