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P0340 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for May 2008

CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0340
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6346Y
P0340: Camshaft Sensor. Just replaced the Cam sensor (Intake Side) and Thermostat for the above codes, now the check Engine Light will not turn off, There are no codes in memory, the data display shows the MIL is being commanded on, Have not driven the vehicle yet, just cant get ligh...
May 02, 2008
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF31516
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. P0340 comes on after two or three days. This has happened 3 times according to other shop where this fleet is serviced. I get to tackle their challenging problems. Mil was on when it came in. I have scoped both sensors (@ the sensor) and there is some noise ...
May 05, 2008
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3ME66G6Y
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. Car came in on hook, lost power while driving at 55MPH. Also stated coolant was boiling out of recovery tank? Upon cranking the engine sounded out of time. I removed the fans and accessory belts to remove the timing covers and found the engine in perfect time ...
May 12, 2008
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1137Y
P0340: Camshaft position Sensor circult maiflunction. This ones driving me nuts. The first thing I did was to CK ITAN for hints. We recked the timing belt (tiwce)It was off so we realgined the belt. Change the oil, Ck the Voltage come out Cam sensor at the PCM. Tried a new cam sensor (Ford) the codes back as soon...
May 16, 2008
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y4V
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... also running rough. My driveability tech performed test drive and pcm scan. Vehicle had P0131, P0135, P0138, P0147, P0340, P0603, P1571, P1660. Vehicle failed emissions not only for codes, but lack off MIL during prove out...
May 19, 2008
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A31
P0340: cmp ckt malfunction. Hello all. We have this 3.9 Lincoln here that broke the shoe off of the left aux. cam chain tentioner and sent the exh. cam 3 teeth out of time causing the engine to run on the right 4 cylenders. Pretty straight forward 'till we fixed the timing for the left ...
May 20, 2008
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HH46R7Y
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. ... been involved extensively. Car came in for MIL on and power loss at and above 3000 rpm, feels like it hits a rev limiter. Scoped CMP and CKP and had no CMP signal. When car came in, it had major extended crank before it would start, but would start and hav...
May 21, 2008
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A31
P0340: cmp ckt malfunction. Hello all. We have this 3.9 Lincoln here that broke the shoe off of the left aux. cam chain tentioner and sent the exh. cam 3 teeth out of time causing the engine to run on the right 4 cylenders. Pretty straight forward 'till we fixed the timing for the left ...
May 22, 2008
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD73373
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. kia techs! 3.5 po340,starter kicks back, feared out of time -pulled cover to discover that timing marks perfect. front of motor off, started and scoped cam and crank sensors, matches data base wafeforms exactly of a known good 2002 3.5. now it starts and runs ...
May 23, 2008
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6346Y
P0340: Camshaft Sensor. Just replaced the Cam sensor (Intake Side) and Thermostat for the above codes, now the check Engine Light will not turn off, There are no codes in memory, the data display shows the MIL is being commanded on, Have not driven the vehicle yet, just cant get ligh...
May 02, 2008
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF31516
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. P0340 comes on after two or three days. This has happened 3 times according to other shop where this fleet is serviced. I get to tackle their challenging problems. Mil was on when it came in. I have scoped both sensors (@ the sensor) and there is some noise ...
May 05, 2008
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3ME66G6Y
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. Car came in on hook, lost power while driving at 55MPH. Also stated coolant was boiling out of recovery tank? Upon cranking the engine sounded out of time. I removed the fans and accessory belts to remove the timing covers and found the engine in perfect time ...
May 12, 2008
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1137Y
P0340: Camshaft position Sensor circult maiflunction. This ones driving me nuts. The first thing I did was to CK ITAN for hints. We recked the timing belt (tiwce)It was off so we realgined the belt. Change the oil, Ck the Voltage come out Cam sensor at the PCM. Tried a new cam sensor (Ford) the codes back as soon...
May 16, 2008
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y4V
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... also running rough. My driveability tech performed test drive and pcm scan. Vehicle had P0131, P0135, P0138, P0147, P0340, P0603, P1571, P1660. Vehicle failed emissions not only for codes, but lack off MIL during prove out...
May 19, 2008
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A31
P0340: cmp ckt malfunction. Hello all. We have this 3.9 Lincoln here that broke the shoe off of the left aux. cam chain tentioner and sent the exh. cam 3 teeth out of time causing the engine to run on the right 4 cylenders. Pretty straight forward 'till we fixed the timing for the left ...
May 20, 2008
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HH46R7Y
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. ... been involved extensively. Car came in for MIL on and power loss at and above 3000 rpm, feels like it hits a rev limiter. Scoped CMP and CKP and had no CMP signal. When car came in, it had major extended crank before it would start, but would start and hav...
May 21, 2008
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A31
P0340: cmp ckt malfunction. Hello all. We have this 3.9 Lincoln here that broke the shoe off of the left aux. cam chain tentioner and sent the exh. cam 3 teeth out of time causing the engine to run on the right 4 cylenders. Pretty straight forward 'till we fixed the timing for the left ...
May 22, 2008
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD73373
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. kia techs! 3.5 po340,starter kicks back, feared out of time -pulled cover to discover that timing marks perfect. front of motor off, started and scoped cam and crank sensors, matches data base wafeforms exactly of a known good 2002 3.5. now it starts and runs ...
May 23, 2008