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Code PO340 bad camshaft sensor. I replaced the sensor and i the car still wont start. I still get the same code and the car will not start.

My daughters car would not start so I connect the OBD Code reader and I got code PO340, camshaft position sensor malfunction. I replaced the sensor, cleared the code and the car still will not start. I disconnected the battery to make sure the code was erased but that didn't help either. Is there anything else that might cause the sensor to malfunction?

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Trevor: Alittle known fact is that most Chrysler cars do not need a full OBD code reader! By performing the "Key-Dance" you can show the codes on the odometer without any reader! Look for info on how to read the codes with the ignition key.

On your problem, you need to check the wiring and connectors, and also check the proper cams and belt timing, as it is difficult but sometimes an out of timing (one tooth only) misalignment can make the car not to start.

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your old sensor weren't bad at first, u might have a bad connection, check connection and clean connections with contact cleaner

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That makes the computor think the timing is off. Replace the sensor and see if that does it. You will then have to have the code cleared (erased) or the light will come back on/stay on.

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SOURCE: code po340 says camshaft position

replace the cam shaft positioning sensor. this is not a big job
the sensor is usually on front of block above the crankshaft pulley wheel
to change involves disconecting wire from sensor. remove bolt remove sensor,intall new sensor, replace connect wire

Posted on Dec 14, 2010

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