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Where is the camshaft position sensor on the 1999 Jeep cherokee

Code is P0340 and have no idea where this sensor is located on my 6 cyl.

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4.0L is located on right side of engine near the oil filter.

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SOURCE: remove the camshaft position sensor from my 1999 jeepcherokee

The Camshaft Position Sensor (CMP) on the 4.7L V - 8 engine is bolted to the front side of the right cylinder head. Disconnect the sensors connector. Take out the bolt that holds the sensor in place. Lightly pry out the sensor being careful not to break it. Clean out the hole and install the new sensor( put a little oil on the new sensors o-ring to help installation).

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SOURCE: Jeep is giving a code of p0340 which is telling me

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SOURCE: Where is the camshaft sensor located on my 99 Jeep Grand Cherokee

If you still have a cap rotor and ignition wires, it's inside the distributor. If not, it is the part where the distributor used to be (center rear of the engine behind the intake manifold)

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SOURCE: 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L 6 cyl camshaft position sensor

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SOURCE: I have a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee 6 cyl. I drove

What's the odometer reading?

Is there a third party alarm install?

Is there any spark to the plug?


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Test #1

Test the neutral safety switch by pressing on the brake,move gear lever to neutral "N" then start the engine.

Check for excess free play on the linkage.
(moving parts between gear lever to transmission)

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Test #2

Have a helper for view the reverse lights.

Shift the gear lever to reverse and check the reverse lights.

If the light does no come on then the neutral safety switch is bad.

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For vehicle with over 140,000 miles,it's wise to inspect the engine and transmission mounts.

A loose transmission mounts will have more free play and wear out the transmission linkage.



Please do these test and let me know the result on reply.

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Whst is code PO340


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those is the main /cam sensor
if fail hard, engine stalls, no spark
which engine, 4.0liters?
wrangle TJ
chapter 21 (dtc pages)
cam single dead or dropping out 1 to 10 times
it does give early warnings. (can)
check wires to it.
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Jan 16, 2016 | 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Fault code p0703


P0700 Transmission Control System Malfunction
P0730 Incorrect Gear Ratio
P0620 Generator Control Circuit Malfunction
P1130 Not found
P0340 Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Mar 06, 2013 | 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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P0340 99 jeep cherokee code


P0340 JEEP - Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit engine cylinder Bank 1 Sensor 1

Possible causes- Camshaft Position Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Camshaft Position Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Camshaft Position Sensor
- Faulty starter motor
- Starting system circuit
- Dead (Weak) battery

Sometimes and in some models, low battery voltage or a weak starter can can trigger a Camshaft Position Sensor code.

Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p0340_jeep.html#ixzz25iQflrEb

Sep 06, 2012 | 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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What does p0340(pd) code mean


P0340 is

Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction
What does that mean?

This indicates that a problem was detected in the camshaft position sensor circuit. Since it says circuit, that means the problem could lie in any part of the circuit - the sensor itself, the wiring, or the PCM. Don't just replace the CPS (camshaft position sensor) and think that will definitely fix it.
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Symptoms can include:

  • Hard starting or no start
  • Rough running / misfiring
  • Loss of engine power
Causes

A code P0340 could mean one or more of the following has happened:

  • a wire or connector in the circuit could be grounded/shorted/broken
  • the camshaft position sensor may have failed
  • the PCM may have failed
  • there exists an open circuit
  • the crankshaft position sensor may have failed
Possible Solutions

With a P0340 OBD-II trouble code, diagnosis can be tricky at times. Here are some things to try:

  • Visually inspect all the wiring and connectors in the circuit
  • Check for continuity in the circuit wiring
  • Check the operation (voltage) of the camshaft position sensor
  • Replace the camshaft position sensor as required
  • Check the crankshaft position circuit as well
  • Replace circuit wiring and/or connectors as required
  • Diagnose/replace the PCM as required

Mar 20, 2011 | 1999 Cadillac Seville

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I have a diagnostic code 340 and 320 on a 1997 Jeep Cherokee. What might the problem be?


DTC P0340 - Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction
Symptoms can include:
  • Hard starting or no start
  • Rough running / misfiring
  • Loss of engine power
Causes:A code P0340 could mean one or more of the following has happened:
  • a wire or connector in the circuit could be grounded/shorted/broken
  • the camshaft position sensor may have failed
  • the PCM may have failed
  • there exists an open circuit
  • the crankshaft position sensor may have failed

Possible Solutions:With a P0340 OBD-II trouble code, diagnosis can be tricky at times. Here are some things to try:
  • Visually inspect all the wiring and connectors in the circuit
  • Check for continuity in the circuit wiring
  • Check the operation (voltage) of the camshaft position sensor
  • Replace the camshaft position sensor as required
  • Check the crankshaft position circuit as well
  • Replace circuit wiring and/or connectors as required
  • Diagnose/replace the PCM as required

DTC P0320 also have with this wrong.

Jul 13, 2010 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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P0340 code. I Changed cam sensor and checked wiring. what else could be wrong? Jeep cherokee, 6 cil


A code P0340 could mean one or more of the following has happened:

•a wire or connector in the circuit could be grounded/shorted/broken
•the camshaft position sensor may have failed
•the PCM may have failed
•there exists an open circuit
•the crankshaft position sensor may have failed

With a P0340 OBD-II trouble code, diagnosis can be tricky at times. Here are some things to try:

•Visually inspect all the wiring and connectors in the circuit
•Check for continuity in the circuit wiring
•Check the operation (voltage) of the camshaft position sensor
•Replace the camshaft position sensor as required
•Check the crankshaft position circuit as well
•Replace circuit wiring and/or connectors as required
•Diagnose/replace the PCM as required

Feb 20, 2010 | 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Have 2000 Jeep Cherokee with P0340 code. Cranks over fine but won't start


crankshaft position sensor. verify 5v reference voltage..... where and how to check it depends on what engine. its really important to tell us ALL the facts. Cherokee or Grand Cherokee, 4 or 6 or 8 cyl. what have you checked, and the results of what you have checked.

Oct 14, 2009 | 2000 Jeep Cherokee

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P0340 code


This indicates that a problem was detected in the camshaft position sensor circuit. Since it says circuit, that means the problem could lie in any part of the circuit - the sensor itself, the wiring, or the PCM.

A code P0340 could mean one or more of the following has happened:
  • a wire or connector in the circuit could be grounded/shorted/broken
  • the camshaft position sensor may have failed
  • the PCM may have failed
  • there exists an open circuit
  • a crankshaft position sensor may have failed
With a P0340 Code diagnosis can be tricky at times. Here are some things to try:
  • Visually inspect all the wiring and connectors in the circuit
  • Check for continuity in the circuit wiring
  • Check the operation (voltage) of the camshaft position sensor
  • Replace the camshaft position sensor as required
  • Check the crankshaft position circuit as well
  • Replace circuit wiring and/or connectors as required
  • Diagnose/replace the PCM as required
The location of these 2 sensors vary. Usually they can be found on the back of the engine or on the transmission. I hope this gives you some direction. Thanks for using FixYa!

Sincerely,

JC

Nov 21, 2008 | 2002 Jeep Liberty

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