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P0340 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for November 2009

CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction


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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0340
Help Request Posted
1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G8ZK5279X
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. This vehicle will intermittently start and stumble, feels like ignition cutout, can't accel until revving engine high enough, after the one bad start, will run great all day. Coils were shorting, plugs were worn, replaced crank sensor and tried a module, check...
November 02, 2009
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67521
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. This one came about a coolant leak on driver side engine head. Heads rebuilts with new exhaust valve guides, new gaskets, a well done job. First starting after repair engine run good. When get on the road vehicle run rough, and dont want a go over 2000 rpm... ...
November 07, 2009
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S21
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. Vehicle returned with 3 codes (LDP problem also). Scoped the crank sensor, looked OK. Haven't scoped cam sensor yet. Does anybody know if these codes have a relationship. This request may be a little premature as I haven't checked the cam sensor yet, but if yo...
November 10, 2009
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP806C6
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. I hate being the one on the other side of the coin but im lookin for a few good ideas. Here's the story. Ses lamp on, car starts fine but as soon as you hit about 4 grand it surges and the cam code shows up. The traction control lamp also flashes but wont set ...
November 10, 2009
2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3GNDA13D36
P0340: Intake Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. good day everyone, I have a 2006 chevy hhr that randomly quits while driving lights up reduced power and engine dissabled when this happens you have no crank,wait 5-10 mins and the car starts and runs.Randomly the check engine light will stay on and we can ge...
November 12, 2009
2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNKCV51F55
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1). no start,yes crank. 8 codes , when reset 5 come back w/koeo and the other 3 return when koe cranked. tested power and groung at cam sensor and also scoped (has a pattern). still 1 of the codes flagged. any help would be greatly appreciated.
November 13, 2009
2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L long crank time VIN: 5N1AR18W45
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... Customer brought it in stating it cranks for way longer than it should, and the cel is always on. Moved it in the shop and pulled codes. Came up with p0340 twice in stored and twice under pending. Cleared code and it immediately cam back on first start up....
November 19, 2009
1998 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 2C3HD46J3W
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. We have since replaced both the cam and crank sensors.Checked timing marks and replaced leaking water pump and timing belt. Still no start unless disconnect cam sensor.Manual grounds are ok. Ref voltage is 8.99 volts. spec is 5 to 8v.changes to 9.12 when unplu...
November 25, 2009
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4TAWN72NXV
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. this truck acts like it has a rev limiter and intermitently will trow a po340 cam position code. started doing it arond 3500 rpm now does it arond 1750rpm. has good vaccum,good compression,swaped cam sensor,mass air,crank senor,ecm,igniter,ignition coils, new ...
November 26, 2009
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on
P0340: Cam sensor A inlet. ... 328i. customer complained of the check engine light comming on periodically and when it comes on a great loss of power, sometimes even a stall at idle. SO.. with that being said, i scanned the car and found the p0340 code for the intake cam sensor, knowing...
November 27, 2009
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14211
P0340: cam sensor. ... weeks now. Vehicle came into shop with a mil and drive ability complaint. Codes revealed a dtc p0340. Started with alldata flow chart got to step 6 (check cmp for short to power) and battery voltage at pcm connector 85. NOTE: I believe this is a bogus test...
November 28, 2009
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3AJ26E33
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Vehicle just died, got towed here, of course it started here and has been running well ever since, so I'm restricted to testing bulletin related stuff at this time.Have yet to see if crank sensor holder bulletin would be related to the problem, but wouldn't it...
November 30, 2009
1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G8ZK5279X
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. This vehicle will intermittently start and stumble, feels like ignition cutout, can't accel until revving engine high enough, after the one bad start, will run great all day. Coils were shorting, plugs were worn, replaced crank sensor and tried a module, check...
November 02, 2009
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67521
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. This one came about a coolant leak on driver side engine head. Heads rebuilts with new exhaust valve guides, new gaskets, a well done job. First starting after repair engine run good. When get on the road vehicle run rough, and dont want a go over 2000 rpm... ...
November 07, 2009
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S21
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. Vehicle returned with 3 codes (LDP problem also). Scoped the crank sensor, looked OK. Haven't scoped cam sensor yet. Does anybody know if these codes have a relationship. This request may be a little premature as I haven't checked the cam sensor yet, but if yo...
November 10, 2009
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP806C6
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. I hate being the one on the other side of the coin but im lookin for a few good ideas. Here's the story. Ses lamp on, car starts fine but as soon as you hit about 4 grand it surges and the cam code shows up. The traction control lamp also flashes but wont set ...
November 10, 2009
2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3GNDA13D36
P0340: Intake Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. good day everyone, I have a 2006 chevy hhr that randomly quits while driving lights up reduced power and engine dissabled when this happens you have no crank,wait 5-10 mins and the car starts and runs.Randomly the check engine light will stay on and we can ge...
November 12, 2009
2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNKCV51F55
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1). no start,yes crank. 8 codes , when reset 5 come back w/koeo and the other 3 return when koe cranked. tested power and groung at cam sensor and also scoped (has a pattern). still 1 of the codes flagged. any help would be greatly appreciated.
November 13, 2009
2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L long crank time VIN: 5N1AR18W45
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... Customer brought it in stating it cranks for way longer than it should, and the cel is always on. Moved it in the shop and pulled codes. Came up with p0340 twice in stored and twice under pending. Cleared code and it immediately cam back on first start up....
November 19, 2009
1998 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 2C3HD46J3W
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. We have since replaced both the cam and crank sensors.Checked timing marks and replaced leaking water pump and timing belt. Still no start unless disconnect cam sensor.Manual grounds are ok. Ref voltage is 8.99 volts. spec is 5 to 8v.changes to 9.12 when unplu...
November 25, 2009
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4TAWN72NXV
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. this truck acts like it has a rev limiter and intermitently will trow a po340 cam position code. started doing it arond 3500 rpm now does it arond 1750rpm. has good vaccum,good compression,swaped cam sensor,mass air,crank senor,ecm,igniter,ignition coils, new ...
November 26, 2009
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on
P0340: Cam sensor A inlet. ... 328i. customer complained of the check engine light comming on periodically and when it comes on a great loss of power, sometimes even a stall at idle. SO.. with that being said, i scanned the car and found the p0340 code for the intake cam sensor, knowing...
November 27, 2009
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14211
P0340: cam sensor. ... weeks now. Vehicle came into shop with a mil and drive ability complaint. Codes revealed a dtc p0340. Started with alldata flow chart got to step 6 (check cmp for short to power) and battery voltage at pcm connector 85. NOTE: I believe this is a bogus test...
November 28, 2009
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3AJ26E33
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Vehicle just died, got towed here, of course it started here and has been running well ever since, so I'm restricted to testing bulletin related stuff at this time.Have yet to see if crank sensor holder bulletin would be related to the problem, but wouldn't it...
November 30, 2009