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SOURCE: P0340 Code Camshaft Position Sensor


The Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor detects the position of the camshaft in order to identifiy when piston No. 1 is on its compression stroke. The CMP sensor is used for ignition timing in the Ford DIS igntion system, but not in the EDIS igntion system. Both DIS/EDIS use the CMP signal for synchronizing the firing of sequential fuel injectors.

On the 3.0L vulcan engine, the CMP signal is generated by a single Hall-Effect magnetic switch, activated by a single "vane" spinning around by virture of a synchronized shaft which is driven by the camshaft. 

The CMP sensor & synchronizer/shaft are located behind the intake manifold (i.e., back near the firewall on a Ranger) on the top of the cylinder block. If you just need to replace the sensor, it is a simple job of unplugging the electrical connector and removing the screws holding the sensor in place. Here is a sketch of the sensor to give you an idea what to look for:

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 pt cruiser Camshaft Sensor

change the crankshaft positon sensor in the rear of the engine above the oilfilter. Also check the wiring to this sensor, they have a problem shorting out. You have to change the camshaft and crankshaft sensors at the same time. Make sure you give your car a major tune up. Did you check yor starter?.........runjoe

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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SOURCE: OBD gave code for camshaft position sensor-how to replace?

haynes should have a manual on this car, which will show the location of the cam pos sensor. check autozone or napa

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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SOURCE: P0340 Camshaft Position Sensor. How do I fix it?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ve1XW5Ul8Os
please go the above link and you have a video procedure for how to change the sensor.
just do it and you are done to drive your car away.

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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SOURCE: 3 codes present on my 2002 Envoy. p0172, p0420, and p0340,

Track the p0340 first camshaft timing is very important and could possibly cayse your other codes,Call your local GMC dealer I think I remember a bulletin about this code.

Posted on Aug 23, 2009

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Code P0340.


camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction---check the connection and wiring around and to the sensor the following link can assist you with the trouble shooting
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I have a 1999 BMW 740 il My SES light came on so I hooked up my OBD code reader p0340 - Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction is what came up. so I went to the BMW parts department and bought the Camshaft Position Sensor.
I Replaced the with the new. My SES light was still on so I hooked up the OBD reader again hoping it may reset my SES light but it didn't what did happen is the OBD reader came up with the same code (p0340 - Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction) witch is what I just replaced. now I'm at a loss. I'm not sure how to reset my SES light and if I just replaced the Camshaft Position Sensor why dose it the OBD code p0340 still come up. Any suggestions?

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3 codes present on my 2002 Envoy. p0172, p0420, and p0340,


Track the p0340 first camshaft timing is very important and could possibly cayse your other codes,Call your local GMC dealer I think I remember a bulletin about this code.

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Camshaft position sensor circuit
  • Most likely cause : Camshaft position sensor failed.
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P1684
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