B010C Alvis Tb21 Diagnostic Trouble Code

B010C Alvis Tb21 code definition:
B010C is a kind of OBD-II Diagnostic B-Body Diagnostic Trouble Code for Alvis Tb21.

B010C Alvis Tb21 is triggered when the bank 1 camshaft position sensor doesn't match the signal from the crankshaft position sensor. So if the problem persists despite of your diagnosis, then you should never hesitate to take your vehicle to your dealer or to a qualified mechanic.

Symptoms

Symptoms of a B010C Alvis Tb21 diagnostic trouble code may include:
  • Rich or lean exhaust
  • Fuel pressure too low
  • Engine surge
  • Hesitation upon acceleration
Place of B010C in engine

Possible Causes :

  • Some aftermarket accessories and performance modifications
  • A faulty oxygen sensor. This will set a code in itself, however, a faulty oxygen sensor does not automatically condemn the sensor. The code just means that the sensor signal was not within specifications. An air leak or any of the above will cause an erroneous signal. There is a multitude of O2 codes relating to O2 performance which gives a clue to the problematic area.
  • Faulty IMRC actuator relay (if equipped)

Common Misdiagnoses

  1. TP Sensor Learn Not Complete Problem
  2. Low Coolant Circuit Problem
  3. Cruise Control System - Vehicle Accel Too High Problem
  4. TFP Valve Position Switch-Drive Without Drive Ratio Problem
  5. Problem

Repair Processes :

With the valve disconnected, the red voltmeter lead should be attached to the IMRC valve power wire and the black voltmeter lead connected to ground. Now, clear the codes and test-drive the vehicle to see if the code is reset.

Process Tips

Diagnostic trouble code B010C Alvis Tb21 is not difficult to diagnose and repair. Thus, it always pays to have a qualified technician to look after your vehicle should this error code arise.

Diagnosing this code requires the engine to be in good running shape, without unmetered air entering the engine. If other codes that relates to misfiring condition, lean running or air entering the engine is present, then you must first fix those error codes before B010C Alvis Tb21.

Fortunately, B010C Alvis Tb21 is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.

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