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P1057 Code - Bank 1 Camshaft Adjustment Short To Open Circuit | Audi VW

DIY Cost: 20-$50
Est. Time: 30 min
Difficulty: Easy

Summary

In this guide, you will learn about OBD2 code P1057.

Code P1057 is a manufacturer-specific fault code. It means different things in a different car makes. On Volkswagen and Audi, code P1057 means a short exists for Bank 1 Camshaft Adjustment or sensor has Open Circuit.

Camshaft Position Sensor P1057
Location of Camshaft Adjustment Sensor on a 2016 Volkswagen Jetta with 1.4T engine

 

Symptoms

The first symptom of a faulty camshaft adjustment sensor is that the check engine light comes on, and in certain cases vehicle may go in engine light comes on, and in certain cases vehicle may go in limp mode. 

  • Engine Light ON /  Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Reduced power
  • Limp home 
  • Transmission stuck in gear.

Possible Causes

VW Audi Camshaft Adjustment Short

 

  • Faulty Camshaft Actuator
  • Camshaft Actuator harness is open or shorted.
  • Camshaft Actuator circuit poor, corroded, or damaged connection

P1057 Meaning by Make

  • Volkswagen - Bank 1 Camshaft Adjustment Short To Open Circuit (Volkswagen)
  • Audi - Bank 1 Camshaft Adjustment Short To Open Circuit (Audi)
  • BMW / Mini - Post catalytic convertor fuel trim (FT), bank 1 – too lean (BMW)
  • Dodge - Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 2, bank 1 circuit high (sensor (H02S) 2, bank 1 circuit high (Dodge)
  • Freightliner / Sprinter - Heated oxygen sensor (H02S) 2, bank 1 circuit high (Freightsensor (H02S) 2, bank 1 circuit high (Freightliner)

Replacing the Camshaft Adjustment on a Volkswagen or Audi is very simple. Unplug the electrical connector. Remove the Torx bolt. Remove and replace the sensor. Make sure to lock the electrical connector. 

P1057 Code - Bank 1 Camshaft Adjustment Short To Open Circuit | Audi VW Code P1057 is a manufacturer-specific fault code. It means different things in a different car makes.