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Saab 2.3 where is the cam shaft position sensor

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SOURCE: 2001 Saturn SL2 cam shaft postion sensor

There are no cam shaft position sensors in this model. Check your spark plugs and the wires (boots, etc.) I had the same problem. Also a common problem in this model: if it over heats check your coolant temperature sensor. Jack up one side (drivers) of the car so less leaks out when you check it. The ones that come in the car usually crack, use the copper ones.

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Cam Shaft Position Sensor 1998 Saturn SL

Have a look at this link, scroll to your engine & click on picture to expand for better view.

http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c1528017e904

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Where is the cam shaft position sensor located?

It's not that hard to replaced, and can be done with common tools.  3.4 camshaft sensor removal:
Remove the serpentine belt, Disconnect the sensor wire harness, Remove the power steering pump (just remove it from the mount and out of the way), Remove the attachment bolt to the sensor, Remove the sensor, (note spray around the sensor with brake parts cleaner before removal to keep dirt from entering the engine)
To install: Lubricate the new O ring with engine oil before installing the new camshaft sensor, Tighten the retaining bolt to 8 ft.lbs.  connect the sensor's electrical wire, reinstall the power steering pump, reinstall the serpentine belt. 
Start the car and go out for the night with the money you just saved, You can pick up the camshaft sensor at Auto Zone and they can also give you the step by step instructions to getting the job done. Good luck and hope this helps. Take's just under 1 1/2 hour to do. You can do it in under 1 hour though if your good with tools. 

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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SOURCE: stalling,check engine light cam shaft sensor

the code for camshaft sensor is--p0341 and p0342, po341 is camshaft range or performance problem. p0342 is camshaft curcuit , low input. hope this helps carl.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a 1996 saab 900S 2.3L with a check engine

I also have a saab 900 s with the 2.3 L. I started throwing the same code. I found out from the Hanes manual that the CMP sensor is integrated into the distributor on this model. Which explains why the distributor costs so much. You might want to check your distributor out and makes sure their is no oil in the cap and that the black electric plug is fit on correctly. If it's okay just watch for rough idle (that's what mine started doing), unfortunately it looks like if your cam position sensor needs to be replaced you have to replace the entire distributor.

Posted on Sep 04, 2010

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Has thrown 2 codes out on autozones code reader P0341: CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR CIRCUIT RANGE/PERFORMANCE P0301: CYLINDER NUMBER 1 MISFIRE DETECTED


code p 0341 refers to camshaft position sensor (CMP) sensor A bank 1--range /performance problem=== causes --insecure sensor/ rotor --- air gap--- wiring ---CMP sensor
you will have 2 camshaft position sensors ( one for each cam shaft but they should be the same unit
the sensor receives an impulse from the rotor on the cam shaft and that impulse has to be within the set parameters in the ECM
the air gap is critical to that impulse

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CAR WAS NOT STARTING ALL THE TIME-CODE PO337. REPLACED CPS, CLEARED CODES, CAR DOES NOT START AT ALL. HELP


code p 0337 refers to crankshaft position(CKP) sensor ---low input====causes ---wiring short to ground--CKP sensor ---ECM
did you replace the correct sensor as it is the crank shaft sensor and not the cam shaft position sensor which would be a code p 0340 on wards

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How many hours of labor on average is it to replace the cam shaft position sensor on a 2004 Honda Odyssey


2 or more. There's a lot of stuff in the way that has to be disassembled to get to the sensor

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Pcm?


PCM= Powertrain Control Module. It is the brains of the car, it reads the sensor in put from all sensors including the cam shaft position sensor

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Limited performance now wont start


limited performance indicates that the ecm put the engine in the low power mode due to a problem encountered with a sensor ( low oil level-pressure, overheat /low coolant level, gear box temperature over heat, loose position sensor/s . Run the fault codes first to determine where the faults are. Check that the cam shaft is turning ( broken timing belt)

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I kill the 1996 saab engine when I stopped at the bank and come back out and it would not start.


run fault codes and check for cam/ crank position sensor. Check that the cam shaft is turning. Check operation of the immobiliser system

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05 kia amanti with diagnostics codes p0350,p0320,p0300,p0302,p0303,p0304,p0305,p0306.skipping at times.when it does skip & misfire the rpm gauge goes crazy.this problem is not consitant


Generic OBD II Diagnostic Trouble Codes

DTC CODES P0300 to P0399

P0300....Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected

P0301....Cylinder 1 Misfire Detected

P0302....Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected

P0303....Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected

P0304....Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected

P0305....Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected

P0306....Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected

P0307....Cylinder 7 Misfire Detected

P0308....Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected

P0309....Cylinder 9 Misfire Detected

P0310....Cylinder 10....Misfire Detected

P0311....Cylinder 11 Misfire Detected

P0312....Cylinder 12 Misfire Detected

P0313....Misfire Detected with Low Fuel

P0314....Single Cylinder Misfire (Cylinder not Specified)

P0320....Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit

P0321....Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Range/Performance

P0322....Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit No Signal

P0323....Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Intermittent

P0324....Knock Control System Error

P0325....Knock Sensor 1 Circuit (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0326....Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0327....Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Low Input (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0328....Knock Sensor 1 Circuit High Input (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0329....Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Input Intermittent (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0330....Knock Sensor 2 Circuit (Bank 2)

P0331....Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 2)

P0332....Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Low Input (Bank 2)

P0333....Knock Sensor 2 Circuit High Input (Bank 2)

P0334....Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Input Intermittent (Bank 2)

P0335....Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit

P0336....Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance

P0337....Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input

P0338....Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit High Input

P0339....Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Intermittent

P0340....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0341 Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0342....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Low Input (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0343....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit High Input (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0344....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Intermittent (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0345....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit (Bank 2)

P0346....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 2)

P0347....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Low Input (Bank 2)

P0348....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit High Input (Bank 2)

P0349....Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Intermittent (Bank 2)

P0350....Ignition Coil Primary/Secondary Circuit

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I would like to know if the cam sensor and the crank shaft sensor are one of the same or two different items


They are two different items. The cam sensor reports the position of the cam shaft(s) which operate the valves. The crank shaft sensor reports the position of the crank shaft, ie the position of the pistons.

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I have a 1996 saab 900S 2.3L with a check engine light obd2 code p0341 camshaft position sensor out of range. I am told this engine does not have a cam position sensor but that saab uses this code for...


I also have a saab 900 s with the 2.3 L. I started throwing the same code. I found out from the Hanes manual that the CMP sensor is integrated into the distributor on this model. Which explains why the distributor costs so much. You might want to check your distributor out and makes sure their is no oil in the cap and that the black electric plug is fit on correctly. If it's okay just watch for rough idle (that's what mine started doing), unfortunately it looks like if your cam position sensor needs to be replaced you have to replace the entire distributor.

Dec 30, 2009 | 1996 Saab 900

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