P0016 DODGE code

P0016 is the OBD-II generic code indicating that the camshaft position sensor for bank 1 does not correlate to the signal from the crankshaft position sensor.

How do I fix code P0016?

How to fix a P0016 OBD-II code?

  1. Repair the wiring or connections to the components, including the camshaft sensor or camshaft OCV.
  2. Check the timing chain and guides and replace if needed.
  3. Replace the camshaft OCV for bank 1 exhaust camshaft.

What could cause a P0016 code?

When the PCM issues a code P0016, the car may be experiencing one of these issues: Stretched or damaged timing chain or timing belt. Damaged camshaft or crankshaft reluctor wheel. Bad crankshaft sensor.

Can you drive with P0016 code?

Diagnosis: This trouble code can cause the vehicle to be hard to start and run rough. In some cases, the vehicle may not be driveable. It should be addressed as soon as possible.

Where is the camshaft position correlation Bank 1 sensor A?

The “A” Indicates the Intake Camshaft, located to the intake side of the Cylinder Head. “Bank 1” denotes the Engine Bank that contains the Number One Cylinder.

How much does it cost to fix P0016?

But if the problem has something to do with a broken timing chain, timing belt, and/or tensioner, you can expect to spend around $200 for parts and labor depending on the make and model of your vehicle. The mechanic will also check the cam and crank patterns to rule out a broken sensor or tone ring.

Can low oil cause P0016?

Yes, having low oil can cause a P0016 to get triggered, but so can old oil. Any engine that uses a timing chain requires regular oil changes as oil lubricates the chain. That’s why it’s important to check your oil regularly and replace it with fresh oil at least once a year if you don’t drive your car much.

Where is the camshaft position sensor located?

The Camshaft Position sensor is typically located in the cylinder head of the engine and has a cylindrical portion that inserts into the head. The Crankshaft Position sensor is normally located in the timing cover or on the side of the block with a cylindrical portion that inserts into the block.

How do I fix code P0022?

What repairs can fix the P0022 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 or connection to the camshaft oil control valve (OCV)