P0018 KIA - Crankshaft Position-Camshaft Position Correction- Bank 2 Sensor 'A'
- Dirty Oil
- Low engine oil level
- Faulty Valve Timing Control (VTC)
- Valve Timing Control (VTC) harness is open or shorted circuit.
- Valve Timing Control (VTC) circuit poor electrical connector
- Incorrect timing
- Engine mechanical problems
- Damaged Engine Control Module (ECM)
The bulletin provides information on how to inspect and diagnose problems related to the Oil Control Valve (OCV) used in Constant Variable Valve Timing (CVVT), if at any time the OCV is suspected as the caused of rough idling, poor acceleration, camshaft timing misalignment-related trouble codes, misfire-related trouble codes.
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Lack/Loss of power
- Engine rough idle
P0018 KIA Description
The deviation of the camshaft position from the target point is evaluated during stable driving condition. The Engine Control Module (ECM) accumulates this deviation for a certain period and sets DTC P0011 when the accumulated deviation is too high. The target camshaft position is predetermined value depending on engine speed and throttle angle in the ECM.
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