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2001 ford windstar code P0340 cam shaft sensor malfunction

The car stalls after running but starts back up in about 5 minutes and it does not sputter when it stalls, it just shuts right off

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  • lazarusfamil Mar 02, 2009

    The engine is a 2.8L.

    Was told by Ford that the problem could be the synchronizer, if that is the case, then the camshaft sensor will continue to burn out if we only replace the camshaft sensor.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    then I ould go with Ford's recommendation, 2.8 is not an engine size offered in the windstar.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    what engine do u have?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    stars & stalls

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You most likely have a 3.8 liter motor. You need to have a obd-2 diagnostic performed. Pep boys, Autozone, Aamco etc. can do this. (Ford also, but costly). If cam sensor failing, code will be stored in e.c.m, and data stream will prove out. The cam sensor failure is common on fords and they are usally available aftermarket (save a few dollars over O.E.M.) . If there is another problem, the diagnostic will help determine. Windstars are also prone to fuel pump failures and ignition switch problems.

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