P0021 2011 FORD FUSION - Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over Advance Bank 2

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3

P0021 2011 FORD FUSION Causes

  • Camshaft timing incorrectly set
  • Continuous oil flow to the VCT piston chamber
  • Erratic camshaft position due to low oil pressure
  • Oil flow restriction in the oil passages or the VCT valve body
  • VCT solenoid valve stuck open
  • Open or short in the VCT circuit
  • Open VPWR circuit
  • Camshaft advance mechanism binding (VCT unit)
  • Damaged VCT phaser
  • Damaged camshaft position (CMP) sensor
  • Open or short in the CMP sensor circuits
  • Radio frequency interference (RFI) interference
  • P0021 2011 FORD FUSION Notes

    Dirty oil can clog the small holes in the VCT valve. Start by replacing your oil (with the recommended oil weight) and oil filter, if you have not replaced in the recommended oil change interval.

    First diagnose P0021 2011 FORD FUSION code

      Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded terminals.

    Cost of diagnosing the P0021 2011 FORD FUSION code

      Labor: 1.0

      The cost of diagnosing the P0021 2011 FORD FUSION code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

    P0021 2011 FORD FUSION Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Lack/Loss of power
  • Engine rough idle
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    P0021 2011 FORD FUSION Description

    The powertrain control module (PCM) monitors the variable camshaft timing (VCT) position for an over-advanced camshaft timing. The test fails when the camshaft timing exceeds a maximum calibrated value or remains in a over advance condition- Camshaft timing over advanced.