Every variable valve timing system is slightly different. But following these three general rules will ensure proper performance.
The GM 2.4L and Toyota 3.0L and 3.3L are known to have high failure rates for VVT solenoids. Standard® has these applications covered.
Common DTCs: P0011, P0014, P0016 and P0017
Symptoms: Rattling noise at startup, unstable idle
Solution: Change the engine oil and filter during maintenance intervals and following solenoid replacement
Parts for the job: VVT2000K
Engines: 3.0L and 3.3L
Common DTC: P1354
Symptoms: Rough idle
Solution: Maintain regular engine oil change intervals. When replacing the solenoids, replace the engine oil and filter.
Parts for the job: VVT2001K
Standard®-manufactured VVT Solenoids undergo extensive measurement and life testing, plus a full spectrum of environmental analysis. This regimen includes thermal shock, thermal cycling, salt spray, vibration, storage tests, dirty oil test and more.