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99 xterra p0340 The car was running than died. Turn Key and it acts like it has a dead battery. is the camshaft position sensor located in the distributor? does the distributor need to be replaced.

When the motor shut down after running for about 3 minutes, I was able to turn the motor over but no start! after doing that a couple times it just stopped turning acting like the battery is dead.

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SOURCE: 1999 Dodge Intrepid Dies while driving and sometimes won't start

I could very well be the TPS throttle position sensor acting up. I had a very similar situation on a 99 Concorde with the same engine in it in my shop today. Go to a shop that is able to do a data stream on the engine. What it is, is they hook up a scanner and have the ability to watch all the sensors as the car starts/runs.

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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SOURCE: sensor locations

Here's the diagnostic procedure for DTC code 0340, directly from the service manual:

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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: 1999 chrysler 300m wont crank, code P0340

Sounds like the timing belt broke. Unfortunately this vehicle was not equiped with no contact valves so if that is the case you will need to have the engine and Head rebuilt. If the crank position sensor can't sense the position of the crank it should shutdown the electrical to keep you from damaging your engine.

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SOURCE: bmw 323 gives p0340 code. dies at times when

may be time for new spark plugs

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I have a nissan murano 2005 with the code p1701 and a p0340 how can i use them to repair these codes


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I would suggest replacing the camshaft position sensor. When the sensor fails it can cause changes in fuel system that the computer can detect. So I suspect once the camshaft sensor ivreplaced that the P1701 code will be gone.
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Hey Travis here is the compleat definition of code P0340=
NO CAM SIGNAL AT PCM , NO FUEL SYNC. YOU CAN TRY THE AUTOZONE LIBRARY FOR MORE INFO. there is more to it than sensor not being there. check the power control moudel.

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My son's friends car died and they pushed in to my house. It cranks, seems week, no start, get a spark through the coils (2), the fuel pump turns on, the battery holds 12.5-12.6 volts and doesn't dro


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- Camshaft Position Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Camshaft Position Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty starter motor
- Starting system circuit
- Dead (Weak) battery
It could be any of these if this is helpful please leave good feedback
Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p0340_ford.html#ixzz3EIFAq2Gh

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It is the camshaft position sensor A bank 1 code.
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Possible causes- Camshaft Position Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Camshaft Position Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Camshaft Position Sensor
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Car died ,code 340 & battery went dead too


This indicates that a problem was detected in the camshaft position sensor circuit. Since it says circuit, that means the problem could lie in any part of the circuit - the sensor itself, the wiring, or the PCM. Don't just replace the CPS (camshaft position sensor) and think that will definitely fix it.

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

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

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

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- Starter motor may be faulty
- Starting system circuit
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- Repair harness or connector
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