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P0340 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for March 2006

CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0340
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEU68HX3
P0340: Cam sensor circuit. This is from a car lot so it's the first time we've seen it. The code is a hard code. Clear it and start vehicle and light comes on right away. This is NOT a synchronizer type sensor. It is a variabe reluctance type. I get about 150-170mv ac output. I did volt...
March 03, 2006
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAPN62NOT
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. First after listening to this story we checked compression all cylinders were 155-175 psi.Next we scaned ecm and came up with about 15 codes some made no sense at all.Fuel pressure and volume were good. We cleared the codes and most reset immediately.We replac...
March 04, 2006
1997 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGC34RXV
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... ago I replaced the Distributor because of a Camshaft position sensor code p0340...set retard..Has come back a few times with code again. Replaced cam sensor again, GM said they have had some defective ones...replaced plugs and wires, cap and rotor..Set cam...
March 07, 2006
1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL12Y1V
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... with the Northstar 4.6.problem is MIL lamp on dtc#P0340 lack of cam signal to pcm.we have replaced the cam sensor and the ignition module the code sets imediately on start up.checked signal going into ign.module from cam sensor with dso ,signal is good.the...
March 09, 2006
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6325W
P0340: Camshaft posion sensor. Checked powers and grounds at PCM. With connector to camshaft unplugged, it still has only 2.4v coming from the PCM. Is this correct?? According to Alldata, there is a 5v resister on that line. Do I have any reason to look at the camshaft gear itself? OR is it...
March 13, 2006
1997 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHCF24FXV
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Malfunction. Vehicle was brought in after cylinder head had been removed and repaired due to a broken timing belt problem. Car was put back together but after they got it back together it didn't run. It will start at times but it will run for 4 or 5 revolutions and shut do...
March 14, 2006
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52UXT
P0340: . silly question does any one know where i can get a cam syncronizer alignment tool to replace the cam sensor housing. local ford dealer unwilling to loan out due to last time person didnt return any sugestions would be apreciated thanks in advance
March 16, 2006
1997 BMW 740i 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGF8322W
P0340: cam sensor. bmw tech help car towed in shop crank no start tach shows no rmp found obd connector say no rmp car keeps on cranking after key out of start mode, info i found say thats normal intel rmp is found check crank sensor at computer looks very good cam sensor looks ...
March 21, 2006
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8320W
P0340: obdii code for camshaft sensor. I have replaced the camshaft sensor twice on this car with bmw unit 12 14 1 742 185 and have had the code come back within a couple of days - what am I missing here? - any suggestions would be appreciated
March 23, 2006
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50UXV
P0340: Cam shaft sensor and synchronizer. On this car I replaced the Cam Shaft Sensor and the Synchronizer all I need now is to adjust the Synchronizer with the Lab Scope I have the MODIS and I dont know how,I am a new MODIS user.Thanks,Thomas.
March 28, 2006
1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKNG01D9T
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. well this one has me pulling my hair.we have this infinity q45 customer complains of stalling while driving,we pulled codes and found the codes you see listed.we reset chech engine light and the only codes that came back were knock sensor and air flow,car has ...
March 29, 2006
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEU68HX3
P0340: Cam sensor circuit. This is from a car lot so it's the first time we've seen it. The code is a hard code. Clear it and start vehicle and light comes on right away. This is NOT a synchronizer type sensor. It is a variabe reluctance type. I get about 150-170mv ac output. I did volt...
March 03, 2006
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAPN62NOT
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. First after listening to this story we checked compression all cylinders were 155-175 psi.Next we scaned ecm and came up with about 15 codes some made no sense at all.Fuel pressure and volume were good. We cleared the codes and most reset immediately.We replac...
March 04, 2006
1997 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGC34RXV
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... ago I replaced the Distributor because of a Camshaft position sensor code p0340...set retard..Has come back a few times with code again. Replaced cam sensor again, GM said they have had some defective ones...replaced plugs and wires, cap and rotor..Set cam...
March 07, 2006
1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL12Y1V
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... with the Northstar 4.6.problem is MIL lamp on dtc#P0340 lack of cam signal to pcm.we have replaced the cam sensor and the ignition module the code sets imediately on start up.checked signal going into ign.module from cam sensor with dso ,signal is good.the...
March 09, 2006
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6325W
P0340: Camshaft posion sensor. Checked powers and grounds at PCM. With connector to camshaft unplugged, it still has only 2.4v coming from the PCM. Is this correct?? According to Alldata, there is a 5v resister on that line. Do I have any reason to look at the camshaft gear itself? OR is it...
March 13, 2006
1997 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHCF24FXV
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Malfunction. Vehicle was brought in after cylinder head had been removed and repaired due to a broken timing belt problem. Car was put back together but after they got it back together it didn't run. It will start at times but it will run for 4 or 5 revolutions and shut do...
March 14, 2006
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52UXT
P0340: . silly question does any one know where i can get a cam syncronizer alignment tool to replace the cam sensor housing. local ford dealer unwilling to loan out due to last time person didnt return any sugestions would be apreciated thanks in advance
March 16, 2006
1997 BMW 740i 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGF8322W
P0340: cam sensor. bmw tech help car towed in shop crank no start tach shows no rmp found obd connector say no rmp car keeps on cranking after key out of start mode, info i found say thats normal intel rmp is found check crank sensor at computer looks very good cam sensor looks ...
March 21, 2006
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8320W
P0340: obdii code for camshaft sensor. I have replaced the camshaft sensor twice on this car with bmw unit 12 14 1 742 185 and have had the code come back within a couple of days - what am I missing here? - any suggestions would be appreciated
March 23, 2006
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50UXV
P0340: Cam shaft sensor and synchronizer. On this car I replaced the Cam Shaft Sensor and the Synchronizer all I need now is to adjust the Synchronizer with the Lab Scope I have the MODIS and I dont know how,I am a new MODIS user.Thanks,Thomas.
March 28, 2006
1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKNG01D9T
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. well this one has me pulling my hair.we have this infinity q45 customer complains of stalling while driving,we pulled codes and found the codes you see listed.we reset chech engine light and the only codes that came back were knock sensor and air flow,car has ...
March 29, 2006