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2015 Chevrolet Equinox P0013 code

P0013 in 2015 Chevy equinox

Hi @hammertime can you tell us a little more about what’s going on with your car?

P0013 Chevrolet Description

The Camshaft Position (CMP) actuator is attached to each camshaft and is hydraulically operated in order to change the angle of the camshaft relative to Crankshaft Position ( CKP ). The CMP actuator solenoid is controlled by the control module. The control module sends a pulse width modulated 12-volt signal to a CMP actuator solenoid. The solenoid controls the amount of engine oil flow to a CMP actuator. The CMP actuator can change the camshaft angle a maximum of 25 degrees. The control module increases the pulse width to accomplish the desired camshaft operation.

Possible causes

  • Dirty Oil
  • Low engine oil level
  • Faulty Exhaust Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid
  • Exhaust Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid harness is open or shorted
  • Exhaust Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

Thank you no other symptoms other than throwing that code when dummy light came on.

How long has it been since your last oil change?