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CODE PO 340 SENSOR CIRCUIT CAMSHAFT MALFUNCTION

It's a 2005 dodge neon 2005 SXT 2.0, and it can travel for miles at up to 70+ mph, suddenly there is slight tug and it decreases speed and won't get past 2k RPM's for a bit,it tugs along for a bit, then suddenly will allow itself to accelerate. Thanks,I appreciate your
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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.I hope this helps you

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That mechanic who visually inspected your camshaft position sensor apparently doesn't understand that the sensor can LOOK just FINE while at the same time it's as dead as a doornail. You might try having that one sensor replaced, just to be sure.

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Where is the cam sensor on a 2005 dodge neon sxt 2.0


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


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Symptoms can include:
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  • Loss of engine power
Causes:A code P0340 could mean one or more of the following has happened:
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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

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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

Hope this is for any assistance.

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I have a 2005 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L with 45,000 miles. I bought a brand new car 3 years ago so I could avoid problems with it. All of a sudden out of the blue the engine light went on. I restarted the car...


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