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Vehicle Manufacturer: Citroen (PSA Peugeot Citroen)
Established: 1/1/1919
Country of Origin: France



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Generic OBD Error Code Details for P0020

"A" Camshaft Position Actuator Circuit

What does this mean?

OBD Code P0020refers to
A P0020 code refers to the VVT (variable valve timing) or VCT (variable camshaft timing) components and the car's PCM (powertrain control module). That consists of an oil control valve (OCV), also called a solenoid valve and other components. Basically the check engine light and associated P0020 trouble code means that the voltage in the circuit has fallen below a set limit for a specific amount of time (varies by make/model/engine). Bank 2 is the side of the engine that doesn't contain cylinder #1. Note: This DTC is nearly identical to P0010

Symptoms

Possible sumptoms of OBD code P0020
Check Engine Light illuminated (Malfunction Indicator Lamp) Rough running other symptoms may also be present

Causes

Possible causes of OBD code P0020
A code P0020 may mean that one or more of the following has happened: Faulty oil control valve (OCV) Open or short in the VVT/VCT circuit Open or short in the OCV / solenoid valve Damaged computer (PCM)

Possible Solutions

Some recommended troubleshooting and repair steps are: Carefully inspect the Bank 2 VVT/VCT system circuit wiring and connectors, repair as required With a warm engine, test the operation of the OCV, replace/repair as needed

Related Codes

P0010 P0011 P0012 P0021 P0022

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