Question about 2005 Dodge Neon SXT

1 Answer

Runs but wont go over 2300 rpms showing code number P0344

Changed the sensor two different time and still the same results

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

Installing parts based on a code is not how it is done

The codes do not tell you what is wrong or what to replace

PO344-Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Intermittent

The sensor just reported a fault code,now you need a shop
with trouble charts to properly diagnose the issue

Could be mechanical

Posted on Nov 30, 2012

Ad

3 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
dttech
  • 4803 Answers

SOURCE: 2004 Stratus 2.7l bucks above 2000rpm runs fine below 2000rpm. MIL P0344 is set, changed sensor reset code and it came back, unplugged sensor and tried starting the car. The car started after 8 second

Did you check your camshaft position sensor circuits to see if they were working correctly or test the sensor itself before going out and replacing the sensor?....Didn't think so....

Lesson learned here? Diagnostic Test Codes (DTCs) DO NOT tell you what parts to replace. They only tell you which systems or circuits in your vehicle are not working as they should be. Then it is up to the person diagnosing the car to determine what is actually CAUSING the system or circuit to malfunction......Of coarse, this requires that you must first understand how the system is supposed to work...

Anyway, with some proper diagnosis, I think you will probably find that your cam sensor code (P0344) is being caused by a timing belt that has skipped a tooth (most likely).

Bad wires or connectors in the wiring harness that is losing contact at times can also cause that code. This can be verified by watching the cam sensor signal to the PCM with a lab scope and wiggle-testing the wiring harness to see if the signal drops out.

The cam/crank sync needs to be checked with a scan tool. If the sync PID is switching back and forth between YES and NO, then it is most likely a skipped timing belt. This is usually CAUSED by a bad timing belt tentioner pulley assembly.

Yup! they DO tend to buck a little when the valve timing is not correct!

Posted on May 29, 2012

morse008
  • 1111 Answers

SOURCE: engine trouble codes: p0016 p0340 p0344 p0456

You can look up the codes on Wiki site

Posted on Nov 04, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a 2003 chyrsler 300m it went in limp mode codes p0700. P0340 p0344 p0430 p0888 came up cleared the codes and now it knocks.


clearing codes wont correct the problem and limp mode is designed to protect motor and transmission - p0700 is a transmission problem
P0700 Transmission Control System Malfunction p0340 is camshaft position sensor malfunction
https://www.obd-codes.com/p0340 p0344 is also a camshaft position sensor circuit problem
P0344 Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Intermittent your p430 is a cat converter problem
https://www.obd-codes.com/p0430 and p0888 is transmission relay problem these reasons are limp mode the knock can be fuel not burning correctly or a lower engine knock can mean you damaged a piston

Nov 08, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Replaced timing belt and water pump on a 2005 dodge neon with a 2.0 it starts and idals great but you press or reve it up it backfires through the intake and pulls up code p0344. whats the problem.


Hi Ricky, I'm glad to help. Below is the possible causes for the P0344 code that you have.



Symptom:
P0344-CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR INTERMITTENT
When Monitored and Set Condition:
P0344-CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR INTERMITTENT

When Monitored: Engine running or Cranking.
Set Condition: When the failure counter reaches 20. One Trip Fault.
POSSIBLE CAUSES

GOOD TRIP EQUAL TO ZERO
WIRING HARNESS INSPECTION
(K7) 5 VOLT SUPPLY CIRCUIT OPEN OR SHORTED TO GROUND
TONE WHEEL/PULSE RING INSPECTION
CHECKING CKP SIGNAL WITH THE DRBIII
t LAB
CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR
(K44) CMP SIGNAL CIRCUIT OPEN
(K44) CMP SIGNAL CIRCUIT SHORT TO GROUND
(K44) CMP SIGNAL CIRCUIT SHORTED TO B+
(K44) CMP SIGNAL CIRCUIT SHORT TO (K7) 5 VOLTS
PCM

Apr 18, 2014 | 2005 Dodge Neon

1 Answer

P0340 code and p0344 on 3.7 dodge Dakota


First check the easy thing. Have your battery tested. Sensors very sensitive to failing battery. If the battery tests fine then you will need to change the Cam sensor probably a $30 part. On your truck remove the air filter housing & the cam sensor should be easily accessible at the front of the cyl head. Hope this works for you. Based on your P codes it should.

Mar 25, 2014 | 2004 Dodge Dakota

1 Answer

Stalling wont idle


  • egr valve
  • egr sensor
  • cam shaft sensor
  • barometric pressure sensor (map sensor)
vacuum leak somewhere, out of time, broken timing belt or missing teeth.

Dec 12, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

P0016 what is that n how u fix it


P0016 Crankshaft Position - Camshaft Position Correlation
P0135 O2 Sensor Heater Circuit
P0138 O2 Sensor Circuit High Voltage
P0340 Camshaft Position Sensor "A" Circuit
P0344 Camshaft Position Sensor "A" Circuit Intermittent
P0508 Idle Air Control System Circuit Low
P0522 Engine Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch Low Voltage
_____________--
JMA TRS-5000 Cloning Machine

Jun 03, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Mustang error codes P0340 , P0344


These are camshaft position sensor codes. Replace camshaft sensor.

Apr 18, 2017 | 2006 Ford Mustang GT

1 Answer

2005 dodge neon want go over 2300 rpms showing code for p0344


02 sensors...Cat converter/s might be plugged

Nov 30, 2012 | 2005 Dodge Neon

1 Answer

My Daughter bought a 2004 Dodge stratus It has a P0344 code but runs fine at 2000 rpm or lower above 2000rpm it bucks. Replaced cam Sensor with no success. can not get MIL light to go out. reset codes


Dodge Forum stated something about have the PCM reprogrammed may be in order after replacing/getting this code....said there was a tsb for it..NUMBER: 18-015-09

May 27, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

3.5l engine, car shakes runs ruff, changed plugs,shaking lessened and car runs slightly better. took to auto zone had tested code P0344 possible problems cam sensor defective, timingbelt/out of...


the chances are good for the number 5 coil needing replacement, but before i did anything else i would change that cam sensor, that could be causing your problem all the way around.. hope this helps... setting timing is a big drawn out job, i dont think you will need to do that, timing shouldnt be out.

Dec 05, 2010 | 2003 Chrysler Concorde

Not finding what you are looking for?
2005 Dodge Neon SXT Logo

321 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76164 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8273 Answers

Are you a Dodge Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...