Opel Vectra P0018: Crank/Cam Position Correlation – Bank 2 Sensor “A”

P0018 is a general OBD2 trouble code, which means that it has the same meaning and general symptoms for any vehicle (including the Opel Vectra) it typically occurs when the Crankshaft Position Sensor and the Camshaft Position Sensor are out of alignment by a certain number of degrees, or if there is a sensor issue. … Read more Opel Vectra P0018: Crank/Cam Position Correlation – Bank 2 Sensor “A”

Opel Vectra P0019: Crank/Cam Position Correlation – Bank 2 Sensor “B”

  P0019 is a generic OBD II trouble code.  It is typically thrown when the Crankshaft Position Sensor and the Camshaft Position Sensor are out of alignment by a certain number of degrees,  if there is an issue with the wiring, or one of the sensors themselves may have gone bad. We’ll explore all the … Read more Opel Vectra P0019: Crank/Cam Position Correlation – Bank 2 Sensor “B”

Opel Vectra P0015: “B” Camshaft Timing  → Over Retarded

  P0015 is a generic OBD II trouble code. It affects vehicles with variable valve timing (VVT). The list of VVT vehicles is growing, and the Opel Vectra can have VVT, and is known to develop this code. VVT changes the frequency and distribution of gases entering and exiting the combustion chamber. It allows the … Read more Opel Vectra P0015: “B” Camshaft Timing  → Over Retarded

Opel Vectra P2096: Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System → Too Lean → Bank 1

  P2096 is a generic OBD II code, which means that it has the same meaning for the Opel Vectra as it would any other vehicle.  It specifically indicates that your Vectra detected that it is running too lean (too much air for the amount of fuel present). Bank 1 is the side of the … Read more Opel Vectra P2096: Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System → Too Lean → Bank 1

Opel Vectra: High Oil Pressure → Causes + Diagnosis

If your Opel Vectra is experiencing unusually high oil pressure, you need to find out what’s causing it right away. Unusually high oil pressure can indicate serious problems, such as a blocked oil passage, or a broken pressure relief valve.  It should be treated like you have no oil pressure until you verify what is … Read more Opel Vectra: High Oil Pressure → Causes + Diagnosis

Opel Vectra P0603: Keep Alive Memory → Error

P0603 is a generic OBD2 trouble code.  It indicates that your Opel Vectra’s keep alive memory has had an error. Keep alive memory is the data that your Vectra’s PCM (Powertrain Control Module) has learned about how your engine conditions.  All of this sensor and driving input data is used to keep it operating efficiently. … Read more Opel Vectra P0603: Keep Alive Memory → Error

Opel Vectra P0522: Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch → Low Input

  P0522 is an OBD2 diagnostic code that is triggered when your Opel Vectra detects that the value being sent from the oil pressure sensor is below its normal operating ranged. It is typically caused by a bad oil pressure sensor or an issue with the oil system, and should be diagnosed and fixed right … Read more Opel Vectra P0522: Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch → Low Input

Opel Vectra P0336: Crankshaft Position Sensor “A” Circuit Range/Performance

The Opel Vectra utilizes a crankshaft position sensor (CKP) in order to regulate the engine timing. This sensor uses a reluctor to gauge the position of the crank. When the Vectra’s ECM determines that the signal coming from this sensor is out of range, it’ll throw the P0336 trouble code.  P0336 is most commonly caused … Read more Opel Vectra P0336: Crankshaft Position Sensor “A” Circuit Range/Performance