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Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid Replacement Estimate for Acura RLX

Acura RLX Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid Replacement costs $353 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2017 Acura RLXV6-3.5L HybridService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$589.67Shop/Dealer Price$726.89 - $1100.75
2016 Acura RLXV6-3.5L HybridService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$577.67Shop/Dealer Price$724.17 - $1104.99
2016 Acura RLXV6-3.5LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$577.67Shop/Dealer Price$724.16 - $1104.98
2018 Acura RLXV6-3.5LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$577.67Shop/Dealer Price$712.96 - $1085.38
2017 Acura RLXV6-3.5LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$577.67Shop/Dealer Price$713.01 - $1085.46
2014 Acura RLXV6-3.5LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$602.95Shop/Dealer Price$755.76 - $1155.54
2015 Acura RLXV6-3.5L HybridService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$608.95Shop/Dealer Price$761.48 - $1161.04
2018 Acura RLXV6-3.5L HybridService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$583.67Shop/Dealer Price$719.27 - $1091.92
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Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid Replacement Service

What is the Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid all about?

Variable valve timing (VVT) helps to provide smoother idling, better power delivery for everyday needs, improved fuel economy, and superior emissions control. In order to achieve all of these tasks, your VVT system requires a number of different components including the variable valve timing solenoid. The VVT solenoid is responsible for changing the position of the camshafts in the engine. It works on oil pressure, and can either advance or retard cam position to provide the right performance from the engine. Each camshaft is equipped with a VVT solenoid, which is capable of altering the supply of oil pressure to the camshaft depending on the speed and load of the engine. If the VVT solenoid is not working properly, the Check Engine light will come on and your engine will perform noticeably worse.

Keep in mind:

  • The most common cause for VVT solenoid problems is dirty oil, which clogs the screen that sits between the solenoid and the VVT pressure switch.
  • If the solenoid doesn’t operate, the VVT system will remain disengaged, which can adversely impact engine performance, fuel economy and more.

How it's done:

  • The faulty variable valve timing actuator (VVT) solenoid is located and identified
  • The variable valve timing actuator (VVT) solenoid is removed
  • The new variable valve timing actuator (VVT) solenoid is installed
  • The engine is tested with a scanner for proper variable valve timing actuator (VVT) solenoid operation
  • The vehicle is road tested and checked for proper variable valve timing actuator (VVT) sensor operation

Our recommendation:

Because the solenoid is located at the camshaft (near the VVT switch), it cannot be inspected on a regular basis. The only time it will be inspected is if you are experiencing problems with the VVT system, or the Check Engine light illuminates and the computer provides a camshaft position or VVT system related code. If you do experience variable valve timing issues, have one of our expert mechanics diagnose and repair the issue.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid?

  • Vehicle gets poor fuel economy
  • Engine performance is diminished
  • Check Engine light is on

How important is this service?

If your vehicle is equipped with a variable valve timing system, it needs to operate as designed for proper performance and fuel efficiency. If your vehicle’s VVT solenoid is faulty, have it replaced as soon as possible to regain your lost performance.

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Derrick

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Derrick
20 years of experience
Acura RLX V6-3.5L - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Norfolk, Virginia
overall wasn't that bad , i mean just walk around and open the hook up check the fluid and test drive the.car , it tooks 40 mins to complete the job really not worth $96 . my car is cpo so i knew is not bad but not running the computer test no check the tire pressure for me is more like state car inspection plus the 4 more fluid check , charge for $96 is over charge and can't count on them to buy the used car at all.

Joseph

27 years of experience
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Joseph
27 years of experience
Acura RLX V6-3.5L - Car Starter Repair - Katy, Texas
Great person & great mechanic

MICHAEL

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MICHAEL
33 years of experience
Acura RLX V6-3.5L - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Great mechanic, highly reccomend.

Michael

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Michael
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Acura RLX V6-3.5L - Car is not starting Inspection - Chandler, Arizona
Fast, fair, and easy.

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