U017E Buick Rendezvous Diagnostic Trouble Code

U017E Buick Rendezvous code definition:
U017E is a kind of OBD-II Diagnostic U-Network Diagnostic Trouble Code for Buick Rendezvous.

U017E Buick Rendezvous is triggered when the bank 1 camshaft position sensor doesn't match the signal from the crankshaft position sensor. Other symptoms that may indicate this problem are when the Check Engine Light illuminates and when there is a visible lack of engine power.

Symptoms

Symptoms of a U017E Buick Rendezvous diagnostic trouble code may include:
  • Faulty PCM
  • The light may stay on or light intermittently as the DPF regenerates. The engine will be sluggish on acceleration.
  • Poor acceleration
  • Hesitation upon acceleration
Place of U017E in engine

Possible Causes :

  • An air leak forward of the DPF will change the sensor readings resulting in the code
  • Rusty exhaust systems, cracked exhaust manifolds or damaged or missing gaskets or donuts will cause air leaks.
  • A large air leak at or near the number one oxygen sensor would also cause a lean mixture.

Common Misdiagnoses

  1. Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit Performance Problem
  2. TP Sensor Learn Not Complete Problem
  3. Low Coolant Circuit Problem
  4. Cruise Control System - Vehicle Accel Too High Problem
  5. Kick-Down Switch Failed Short Problem

Repair Processes :

Now, clear the codes and test-drive the vehicle to see if the code is reset. 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.

Process Tips

Diagnostic trouble code U017E Buick Rendezvous 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 U017E Buick Rendezvous.

Fortunately, U017E Buick Rendezvous is a fairly common OBD code, meaning that it applies to all makes and models of vehicles made after 1996.

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