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06 Kia sorento will crank run for about a minute then die. the other day it ran for an entire day then started doing the same thing. Mechanic says that the timing belt has to be replaced. The code read "crankshaft sensor ran high". What does that mean??

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  • bvinzant Sep 29, 2009

    I checked the trouble codes I cannot find the number P0343 just trying to find out more info on it. This mechanic has told me so many lies in the last few days it isn't real



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You have P0343 Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit High Input.
Just have the Crank Posistion Sensor replaced, that fixes the problem most of the time. If the car is over the timing belt replacement mileage suggested by manufacturer, then the timing belt must also be replaced.

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