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P0340 is

Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction
What does that mean?

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.
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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

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Code. P0340 - Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Possible causes - Harness or connectors.code P0340 could mean one or more of the following has happened: * a wire or connector in the circuit could be grounded/shorted/broken.

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I have a 2003 Santa Fe 4 cyl 5 speed manual truck. I have experienced all of the symptoms outlined above. In Canada, the camshaft position sensor is $210. We started the process of removing the old one and found out there was debris and a piece of metal lodged in the magnet. After cleaning the sensor and area around it, putting the truck back together with the original parts.....my truck runs better than it ever has!!! You don't necessarily have to REPLACE the sensor....it's a huge undertaking by the way. Check the condition of the sensor first and try cleaning all the related surface areas. Worked for us!!!!

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SOURCE: Error Codes P1684 and P0340

P0340
Camshaft position sensor circuit

  • Most likely cause : Camshaft position sensor failed.
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P1684
means the battery was disconnected(or had been drained to a low voltage) recently.


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Technical Description
Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction


What does that mean? 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
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

Also, the cams/crank are out of alignment, thats why you are getting a cam position code (P0340). For more details about your model, you can visit autozone.com (free register)

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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.

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
  • a crankshaft position sensor may have failed
With a P0340 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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P0340
Camshaft position sensor circuit
  • Most likely cause : Camshaft position sensor failed.
-----------------------------------
P1684
means the battery was disconnected(or had been drained to a low voltage) recently.


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