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No power to crank position sensor?

I have power to camshaft and coil pack, replaced ecu (pcm). Turns over just no sprak obviously because there is no power to crank sensor

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The crank sensor gets power from the MFI relay just like the injectors and cam sensor do.

Posted on Jan 24, 2013

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SOURCE: 1999 mitsubishi eclipse 2.0L na. no start.

On this model engine, the power to the coil pack is delivered directly from the power transistors located inside the PCM.
If you are not getting the signal to fire going into the coil, verify you are getting a good waveform from the crank angle sensor, and that the wiring from it to the PCM is intact. If the crank sensor is delivering signal to the PCM, and the PCM is not generating pulse via the internal power transistors, the PCM has failed (the power transistors blow open, it is fairly common on this Chrysler PCM).

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

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SOURCE: swapped a 1999 420A engine

first the cam sensor shouldn't be upside down from the 95. they both should be with the plug facing down. they 95 CAS has a different plug than the 99 CAS.
the 95 has round pins and the 99 has flat pins.

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also the 95-96 relays are opposite the 97-99

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besides that it could be the ecu. i also have heard of the locating pin on the intake cam shearing off, allowing the gear to turn with the timing belt without the actual camshaft spinning.

Posted on Sep 27, 2010

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SOURCE: Need help! on my 03 Lancer ls, no power on one coil pack side

You switched the coil plug with the crankcase sensor. Very common, I just had it happen. Think the ecu is not sending to that coil pack now. Gonna replace the ecu and pray.

Posted on Apr 26, 2012

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2003 jeep grand cherokee. I dove my jeep last nigh had no problem this morning turns over but won't start. Used my code reader and got p0340 cam shaft sensor, replaced that and still having same...


DTC P0340 - Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction
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.

Symptoms can include:
Hard starting or no start
Rough running / misfiring
Loss of engine power

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


Monitor CMP sensor signal on a labscope looking for electrical noise that shows up on the pattern along with the CMP sensor Analog Current (AC) voltage sign wave signal.

Check timing belt alignment specific to the auxiliary shaft gear. There is a diamond on the gear that should align with a diamond on the rear belt cover just above the gear.

If electrical noise is present on the sensor signal, disconnect one coil pack at a time and disconnect the voltage regulator connection on the alternator to identify if the added electrical noise on the CMP signal pattern cleans up indicating the source of the electrical noise.

If no added electrical noise is present on the pattern and the timing gears are properly aligned, check the Dark Blue/Orange (DB/O) wire to verify it is not open between the sensor and PCM pin 85.

Also check the Grey/Red (GY/R) wire to verify it is providing a ground

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Hope helps (remember to rate and comment this answer)..

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