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P0340 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for November 2008

CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0340
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K7Y
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... advance. We replaced an engine on this Toyota. At the same time we did a timing belt as well complete with tensioner and idler pulley. A P0340 DTC always sets about 5 seconds after the rpm is above 1000. Hard code. The tech broke the wiring during the engi...
November 17, 2008
2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT21H63
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... replacement. When he pulled the crankshaft pulley the gear came with it and pulled the reluctor shield (may not be the correct terminology, tin thing that has 3 fingers and 3 gaps) off of the gear. We looked at the gear and reluctor and it "seemed"...
November 21, 2008
1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JNKNG01D5T
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... very intermittantly when going down road car will start surging and then will start blowing black smoke out exhaust. then will clear up and run like nothing ever happened. i personally have driven car for two days and it has only messed up with me once but...
November 24, 2008
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22542
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... for throttle switch circuit. Could find no problems with tps; added ground wire to tps circuit. One week later vehicle returned with P0340 for cam sensor. When wiring harness was moved vehicle would stall. Opened harness a...
November 24, 2008
1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JNKNG01D5T
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... very intermittantly when going down road car will start surging and then will start blowing black smoke out exhaust. then will clear up and run like nothing ever happened. i personally have driven car for two days and it has only messed up with me once but...
November 25, 2008
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K7Y
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... advance. We replaced an engine on this Toyota. At the same time we did a timing belt as well complete with tensioner and idler pulley. A P0340 DTC always sets about 5 seconds after the rpm is above 1000. Hard code. The tech broke the wiring during the engi...
November 17, 2008
2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT21H63
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... replacement. When he pulled the crankshaft pulley the gear came with it and pulled the reluctor shield (may not be the correct terminology, tin thing that has 3 fingers and 3 gaps) off of the gear. We looked at the gear and reluctor and it "seemed"...
November 21, 2008
1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JNKNG01D5T
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... very intermittantly when going down road car will start surging and then will start blowing black smoke out exhaust. then will clear up and run like nothing ever happened. i personally have driven car for two days and it has only messed up with me once but...
November 24, 2008
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22542
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... for throttle switch circuit. Could find no problems with tps; added ground wire to tps circuit. One week later vehicle returned with P0340 for cam sensor. When wiring harness was moved vehicle would stall. Opened harness a...
November 24, 2008
1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JNKNG01D5T
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... very intermittantly when going down road car will start surging and then will start blowing black smoke out exhaust. then will clear up and run like nothing ever happened. i personally have driven car for two days and it has only messed up with me once but...
November 25, 2008