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2014 chevy Malibu 2.5. Codes p0013, p0014, u0121. Common…

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2014 chevy Malibu 2.5. Codes p0013, p0014, u0121. Common causes, how to repair?
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Chevy Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago
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Chevy Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago

Don,

The common cause for the codes P0013 and P0014 to set is in most cases caused by a failing Exhaust Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid Valve and in most cases replacing it will solves these codes. I have enclosed the replacement steps for this in the link below.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ssdpndkpmqpj21b/P0013%20P0014%20Sep%2020.pdf?dl=0

GM has released a service bulletin dealing with the code U0121 as well . See the bulletin in the link below.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/5pv49b4eqowy19e/U0121%20Sept%2020.pdf?dl=0

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
How long does it call for to replace
Chevy Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago

The labor to remove and replace it calls for 2.1 hours which includes the valve cover and any testing would be additional.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Don't u have to pull the cam shafts out
Chevy Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago

It will have to be lifted for clearance as shown in step 10 . It dose not have to come completely out unless you are replacing it.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Don't the camshafts have to be locked in place somehow
Chevy Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago

Yes you will need the holding tool shown in steps #2 in the steps I sent you.

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