Mazda B4000 Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid Replacement at your home or office.

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Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid Replacement Estimate for Mazda B4000

Mazda B4000 Variable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid Replacement costs $362 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2008 Mazda B4000V6-4.0LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$634.25Shop/Dealer Price$786.44 - $1206.74
2010 Mazda B4000V6-4.0LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$634.25Shop/Dealer Price$786.37 - $1206.61
2005 Mazda B4000V6-4.0LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$634.25Shop/Dealer Price$786.44 - $1206.74
1996 Mazda B4000V6-4.0LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$640.25Shop/Dealer Price$791.58 - $1211.22
2002 Mazda B4000V6-4.0LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$640.25Shop/Dealer Price$793.03 - $1213.77
2006 Mazda B4000V6-4.0LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$634.25Shop/Dealer Price$788.46 - $1210.26
2004 Mazda B4000V6-4.0LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$634.25Shop/Dealer Price$784.98 - $1204.17
2003 Mazda B4000V6-4.0LService typeVariable Valve Timing (VVT) Solenoid ReplacementEstimate$634.25Shop/Dealer Price$782.66 - $1200.11
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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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Mazda B4000 - Fuel Filter - Marietta, Georgia
Showed up early. Changed fuel filter, which it needed. Doing such didn't fix the issue, but he did let me know what the problem was and gave a quote so I could book another appointment. Much thanks on that!
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Mazda B4000 - Oil/Fluid Leak - Phoenix, Arizona
I intend to request Ned for all my mechanical needs for my truck, I'm more than satisfied with his expertise and hard work coming to a resolution for my truck's issues.
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Mazda B4000 - Battery - Norcross, Georgia
Great experience, he was on time. Very friendly and personable. He took time and did the job right. I will book him again.
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Mazda B4000 - Oil Change - San Antonio, Texas
Phillip actually arrived early and was non-intrusive while doing the job. He went about his work professionally and quietly; had to look outside a couple of times to see if he was still there. I would certainly recommend Phillip and YourMechanic to friends.

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