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Generated DTC P0340. Replaced both position sensors but still have DTC P0340. Why?

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Did u clear the code with obd2 scanner if not try unhooking battery for 15 min and then hook battery back up if code still comes up may have bad wire some where or faulty sensor

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What are the probable causes of DTC P0340 other than a defective CPS?


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

Possible Solutions 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

Read more at: http://www.obd-codes.com/p0340
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May 06, 2016 | Nissan Maxima Cars & Trucks

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Code error p0340


Hi there:
DTC P0340 - CMP (Camsahft Position) Sensor Circuit Malfunction

CHeck details HERE.

Apr 25, 2013 | 2000 Cadillac DeVille

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I got diagnostic trouble codes P0108,P0121,P0340 what does it means and give me the remedial action for that


Here is what each of your trouble codes means:

DTC P0108 MAP Sensor Range check High
DTC P0121 TPS Circuit Range/Performance Problem
DTC P0340 Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction
Do you know how long each of these codes have been stored? Each one of these codes relate to a different part of the vehicle.

Your PO108 codes is probably a faulty Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
PO121 is a Throttle Position Sensor malfunction code
PO340 is a Camshaft Position Sensor malfunction code

I would not think that all 3 of these codes all set at the same time, just wouldnt make sense unless there was a problem with the Engine Control Module (ECM) causing all these codes to set at the same time.

Sep 14, 2011 | 2003 Hyundai Accent

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I have a diagnostic code 340 and 320 on a 1997 Jeep Cherokee. What might the problem be?


DTC P0340 - Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction
Symptoms can include:
  • Hard starting or no start
  • Rough running / misfiring
  • Loss of engine power
Causes: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

Possible Solutions: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

DTC P0320 also have with this wrong.

Jul 13, 2010 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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03 Taurus with DTC P0340, P1336


I would think it would be just the Camshaft Position Sensor.I looked up the codes and they say pretty much the samething.


P0340 Ford Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction


P1336 Ford Crankshaft/Camshaft Sensor Range/Performance












Jan 18, 2009 | 2003 Ford Taurus

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Engine turns but won't start


No.: TSB-07-11-001
DATE: January, 2007
MODEL: 2002-07 Lancer 2.0L
SUBJECT:
HARD TO START ENGINE DTC P0340 (and P0335)

PURPOSE
The engine may be hard or impossible to start and MFI DTC P0335 and possibly P0340 may be stored due to abnormal wear to the camshaft position sensor support. Oil grooves have been added to the camshaft position sensor support to improve lubrication

Nov 04, 2008 | 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer

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DTC (diagnostic trouble code) P0340 is indicating a fault has occured in the camshaft position sensor system of the cars' electronic engine control system. DTC P0717 is for a transmission input turbine shaft speed. Typically these codes are unrelated. Both the sensors are variable reluctance devices. They have no moving parts and as such are robust and not usually prone to failure. But they can and do fail. Are either codes "hard" faults or are they in the continous memory of the computer? Does the P0340 clear itself when the engine is shut off and restarted? Can you cause the P0340 to reoccure just by starting the engine and with out driving it and revving the engine to 1500 to 2000 rpm for 1 to 2 minutes while in Park? The P0717, when cleared should only reoccure when the car is driven. If the camshaft position sensor has been replaced and still the same code occures make sure you have the correct information as to the meaning of this code in regards to your particular model year and engine. Does the engine have a camshaft position sensor for each camshaft? If so what is the DTC code for the other camshaft position sensor. Yes, the engine's computer (ICM, PCM, ECM, all terms for same thing) could be faulty but in most cases this is not the problem. Does the transmission seem to shift properly? You probably won't notice a differnece in the way the engine runs if the camshaft position fails due to the default stratagy used in the ICM. Wiring would be my next area of concern. Does the wiring for the camshaft position sensor and the transmission sensor go through the same wiring harness and could you have a poor connection at some point in that harness? Inspect the wiring and the hardshell connectors throughout the harness. Let me know what you find out. Thanks

Sep 28, 2008 | 1994 Cadillac DeVille

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