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P0340 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for July 2006

CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J46W4B521
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. I'm a former Ford tech now working on everything. This jeep has a cam sensor code in memory and works fine now. I have seen this on Taurus 3.0L 12V engines where the sensor drive overheats and causes problems in the sensor. Are these engines prone to this as w...
July 01, 2006
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT611BX
P0340: Cam Sensor Circut. ... cam sensor circut and P1519 intake runner valve stuck. I replaced the cam sensor and cleared codes. Then I manually moved the intake runner valves and they were free moving with spring pressure. I sent the car out and it came back 3days latter with same co...
July 06, 2006
2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L MIL Lamp on, PO340 VIN: JN1AZ34D93
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1). this car idle's and rev's fine to 2800 rpm then cut's on/off like fuel cut,set's cam sensor code po340. after several tries will set ivt codes also. i have scoped both cam sensors, crank sensor, ivt solenoid control circuit all at ecm connector. all patterns l...
July 12, 2006
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C5Y
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... engine with a used japanese engine and it wouldnt start. we figured out that the crank pullies were different, swapped them and it fired right up. It runs excellent but the check engine light is on and it gives us a P0340 cam position sensor. we have repla...
July 13, 2006
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1137X
P0340: Cam position sensor. Vehicle came in with a po340 tested cam sensor,it tested good. Cleared codes, as soon as engine restarts code returns instantly. Checked timing belt alignment with proper tools. Cams and crank are in proper position. After checking belt alignment I noticed tha...
July 23, 2006
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3VWPD69M01
P0340: cam position sensor bank 1 circuit malfunction. car came in with poor running complaint. idled perfectly, but was slow to start. it usually took three or four tries. it always popped in exhaust the last try before starting. accelerated fair but dies when boost comes on. surged at constant speed. will free r...
July 23, 2006
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FTSX31F1Y
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Good morning, thanks in advance. A challenge for you Diesel guys. Truck was towed in no start. A couple days before it was at another shop with a no start problem, they replaced the lift pump. When cranking it will try to start and occasionally ping hard like ...
July 24, 2006
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JNBDR07Y21
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... truck sit for 1 hour and it starts again. 3 Codes where stored P0340 Cam Sensor P1140 Intake Valve Timing Control P1145 Intake Valve Timing Control the P1140 and P1145 come up pending...
July 31, 2006