C0306 Volkswagen Type 3 is triggered when the bank 1 camshaft position sensor doesn't match the signal from the crankshaft position sensor. Any code that causes the vehicle's engine to die while running should be fixed as soon as possible, as it can be dangerous for both the vehicle and the passengers of the vehicle.
SymptomsSymptoms of a C0306 Volkswagen Type 3 diagnostic trouble code may include:
Possible Causes :
Find out what kind of system you have and verify that voltage to the fuel level sensor is present at the fuel pump wiring harness. Use the DVOM to test resistance and continuity on all system circuits if actuator and sensor resistance levels are in compliance with manufacturer's specifications.
Diagnostic trouble code C0306 Volkswagen Type 3 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 C0306 Volkswagen Type 3.
Fortunately, C0306 Volkswagen Type 3 is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.