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P0340 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for September 2006

CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0340
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2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L Misfire VIN: 1G8ZK5279Y
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Well, I can't find a crank sensor on this piece. However I do know I am losing spark to cylinders 1 & 4 when it's cold, sometime warm it runs great, but most of the time it misses. I have swapped coils, I have even ran it without the coil on the module to ...
September 02, 2006
2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L Misfire VIN: 1G8ZK5279Y
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Well, I can't find a crank sensor on this piece. However I do know I am losing spark to cylinders 1 & 4 when it's cold, sometime warm it runs great, but most of the time it misses. I have swapped coils, I have even ran it without the coil on the module to ...
September 03, 2006
1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDR15X7V
P0340: cam sensor malfunction. hi: this must be my week for problem childs!this truck came in with a mil light on and code po340.first off let me tell you it is no fun getting to the cam sensor on 1 of these.after pulling the upper plenum to gain access i got to the sensor the sensor had no...
September 05, 2006
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D92
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. vehicle came in with no power . in park vehicle will only rev up to 2200 rpm then will start to cut out as if rev limiter trying to come in. po340 will set cam sensor checks out good. fuel pressure under specs volume good.tried to add fuel while it acted up no...
September 05, 2006
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U8D
P0340: CMP sensor. ... advice on. The car stumbles on acceleration, bad, and among others it has a code p0340 (cmp sensor). Mitchell and Alldata both said if the sensor is damaged, the synchro will need to be replaced. Thats exactly what I found. My problem now is that there is ...
September 07, 2006
2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L Breaks up VIN: 1GKDT13W5Y
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. After intake gasket repair. truck was skipping, we did fuel injection cleaning, seemed to straighten out. Customer took and brought back next day says couldn't go over 2500 rpm. we have hours into this and can't figure out. idles ok, as soon as you rev up to 2...
September 07, 2006
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA51U7X
P0340: Cam sensor ckt. fault-cont. memory. Hey guys: Kind of stumped here. This Windstar will run rough, stall, etc when I rev the engine(not driving) to 1500-2000rpm. It happens every time when the a/c is on, and sometimes a/c off when the cooling fan kicks in. When running rough, I have disconnected...
September 08, 2006
2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L Breaks up VIN: 1GKDT13W5Y
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. After intake gasket repair. truck was skipping, we did fuel injection cleaning, seemed to straighten out. Customer took and brought back next day says couldn't go over 2500 rpm. we have hours into this and can't figure out. idles ok, as soon as you rev up to 2...
September 08, 2006
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU72X6Y
P0340: cam pos sensor ckt fault. ... Explorer that we did an engine on about 1500 miles ago. We replaced the sensor with the engine as well as the drive syncro. The check engine light came on shortly after the job left our shop. The initial code was P0340. ...
September 12, 2006
2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB5TD43
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. customer brought car in ses lite on ,says he had it checked ... cam sensor , put the red brick on generic obd . PO340 cam sensor sounds simple , replaced cam sensor on end of cylinder head , still sets same code , runs rough ,erratic under load ,misses badly c...
September 13, 2006
2004 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2FMZA55244
P0340: camshaft sensor fault. after engine warms up to operating temp. engine will not accelerate, spits, backfires. cannot accelerate past 20-30 mph. will set po340 after extensive driving. cam sensor has been replaced, shutter looks fine, (no damage at all)also spins free with sensor off...
September 21, 2006
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1456Y
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. We have a s10 pickup setting a p0340 code(cam sensor). The truck came in with a blown head gasket and cracked cylinder head. We sold and installed a Jasper engine, 2.2 liter. The code set after the engine installation. As best we can tell, the code was not on ...
September 27, 2006
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L MIL Lamp on, ping VIN: 1FTCR10A0T
P0340: cam sensor circut malfunction. Hello fellow techs. This vehicle came to us with a ping under load. We replaced the egr valve but it failed to correct the problem.Shortly after the PO340 came up. We replace the cam sensor again it failed to solve the problem.The timing belt has about 30k and...
September 28, 2006
2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L Misfire VIN: 1G8ZK5279Y
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Well, I can't find a crank sensor on this piece. However I do know I am losing spark to cylinders 1 & 4 when it's cold, sometime warm it runs great, but most of the time it misses. I have swapped coils, I have even ran it without the coil on the module to ...
September 02, 2006
2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L Misfire VIN: 1G8ZK5279Y
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Well, I can't find a crank sensor on this piece. However I do know I am losing spark to cylinders 1 & 4 when it's cold, sometime warm it runs great, but most of the time it misses. I have swapped coils, I have even ran it without the coil on the module to ...
September 03, 2006
1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDR15X7V
P0340: cam sensor malfunction. hi: this must be my week for problem childs!this truck came in with a mil light on and code po340.first off let me tell you it is no fun getting to the cam sensor on 1 of these.after pulling the upper plenum to gain access i got to the sensor the sensor had no...
September 05, 2006
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D92
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. vehicle came in with no power . in park vehicle will only rev up to 2200 rpm then will start to cut out as if rev limiter trying to come in. po340 will set cam sensor checks out good. fuel pressure under specs volume good.tried to add fuel while it acted up no...
September 05, 2006
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U8D
P0340: CMP sensor. ... advice on. The car stumbles on acceleration, bad, and among others it has a code p0340 (cmp sensor). Mitchell and Alldata both said if the sensor is damaged, the synchro will need to be replaced. Thats exactly what I found. My problem now is that there is ...
September 07, 2006
2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L Breaks up VIN: 1GKDT13W5Y
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. After intake gasket repair. truck was skipping, we did fuel injection cleaning, seemed to straighten out. Customer took and brought back next day says couldn't go over 2500 rpm. we have hours into this and can't figure out. idles ok, as soon as you rev up to 2...
September 07, 2006
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA51U7X
P0340: Cam sensor ckt. fault-cont. memory. Hey guys: Kind of stumped here. This Windstar will run rough, stall, etc when I rev the engine(not driving) to 1500-2000rpm. It happens every time when the a/c is on, and sometimes a/c off when the cooling fan kicks in. When running rough, I have disconnected...
September 08, 2006
2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L Breaks up VIN: 1GKDT13W5Y
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. After intake gasket repair. truck was skipping, we did fuel injection cleaning, seemed to straighten out. Customer took and brought back next day says couldn't go over 2500 rpm. we have hours into this and can't figure out. idles ok, as soon as you rev up to 2...
September 08, 2006
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU72X6Y
P0340: cam pos sensor ckt fault. ... Explorer that we did an engine on about 1500 miles ago. We replaced the sensor with the engine as well as the drive syncro. The check engine light came on shortly after the job left our shop. The initial code was P0340. ...
September 12, 2006
2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB5TD43
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. customer brought car in ses lite on ,says he had it checked ... cam sensor , put the red brick on generic obd . PO340 cam sensor sounds simple , replaced cam sensor on end of cylinder head , still sets same code , runs rough ,erratic under load ,misses badly c...
September 13, 2006
2004 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2FMZA55244
P0340: camshaft sensor fault. after engine warms up to operating temp. engine will not accelerate, spits, backfires. cannot accelerate past 20-30 mph. will set po340 after extensive driving. cam sensor has been replaced, shutter looks fine, (no damage at all)also spins free with sensor off...
September 21, 2006
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1456Y
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. We have a s10 pickup setting a p0340 code(cam sensor). The truck came in with a blown head gasket and cracked cylinder head. We sold and installed a Jasper engine, 2.2 liter. The code set after the engine installation. As best we can tell, the code was not on ...
September 27, 2006
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L MIL Lamp on, ping VIN: 1FTCR10A0T
P0340: cam sensor circut malfunction. Hello fellow techs. This vehicle came to us with a ping under load. We replaced the egr valve but it failed to correct the problem.Shortly after the PO340 came up. We replace the cam sensor again it failed to solve the problem.The timing belt has about 30k and...
September 28, 2006