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P0340 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for June 2010

CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction


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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBABS53441
P0340: Cam sensor. ... throttle some times when stopping or slowing down then starts rite back up with no engine codes. Some times and some times with a code p0340 replaced throttle pedal at first because i could push the pedal and there was no response, that didnt set a code ei...
June 02, 2010
1998 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZV111XW
P0340: Cam position sensor. Replacing the cam sensor (distributor) tech unplugged it and the 4 wires came out of the bottom of the dist. Alldata colors don't match mine there are 4 blades at bottom of dist with 4 wires to connect... 1.green 2.white 3.red 4.black-- no stripes and no way o...
June 02, 2010
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33PX3
P0340: Cam Position Sensor Circuit Fault. ... found engine misfirng under a heavy load but no codes set. Changed plugs and wires, no more problem. Car came in this week for mil on. Pulled code p0340. Scoped out sensor signal appears ok. Cleared code and it resets immediatly. No longer have and access ...
June 03, 2010
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Extended crank VIN: 1B3ES46C5Y
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... really beginning to bother me. got a phone call from another shop asking me if i could go check out this neon. they replaced ign switch, pcm, camshaft and crankshaft position sensors and they still couldnt get it to crank. after checking a little, found fu...
June 07, 2010
2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D46
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1). car came to our shop from nissan dealer,it has a new cam & crank sensor & pcm.it will die & not restart when code sets till you clear the code.it has the variable valve timing & we have monitored the cam & crank sensor & we see no probl...
June 07, 2010
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEY78H13
P0340: Cam Sensor. ... in with a P0340 cam position sensor code. Replaced cam postion sensor. Replaced PCM and sent to Ford for a reflash. Code P0340 came back. Rewired wiring from cam position sensor 2 wires back to the PCM, code came back. Checked right cam looks ok. Sent the ...
June 09, 2010
2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: YV1CZ91H33
P0340: ECM 300 Cam position sensor intake. fauly or missing. This car has been going from shop to shop for a while. The original story is that it was running fine, the customer went to start it one morning and it would turn over but not start. The local dealer did a compression test and said it needed an engine. They su...
June 11, 2010
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Misfire VIN: 5LMEU88H23
P0340: cam sensor circuit malfuction. ... no check engine light needed so it could go in for smog test.ofter checking it found that the led check engine light in the cluster was crashed/broken.i fixed cluster.check for codes i found code po340 & p1336.problem with cam sensor circuit.i replced ...
June 15, 2010
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBADT53481
P0340: Camshaft position sensor A circuit malfunction. ... crankshaft position sensor intermittant code as well as the P0340 camshaft sensor "A" circuit code. Replaced the crank sensor and cleared the codes. The CMP sensor code came back after two ignition cycles and vehicle still stalls occationally. The ...
June 16, 2010
1996 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY5297T
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. well firat i replaced the cam position sensor because the signal wasn't looking well when i scoped it.cleared the codes and the light came back on right away. so i checked the signal again with the lab scope and it was good. as compared to the stored known goo...
June 20, 2010
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D4HS48N73
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. I have this truck in with intermittent stall/ no start I verified no rpm while cranking & replaced the crank sensor. It starts ok now but stalled out once on road test. at part throttle. I tried unplugging the cam sensor it doesn't seem any different, now ...
June 24, 2010
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Stall, No Power VIN: KNADC12301
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Malfunction. I read here about the cam reluctor or trigger wheel moves some how on the cam shaft, But this one is tight on the end of the cam, can it move and re-tighten in the wrong spot? This engine runs as if the timing belt were off a couple teeth. Just no power, not e...
June 25, 2010
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2C31HH46R7
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. Hi everyone This vehicle came in with a complaint of intermittent brief misfire on highway Unable to duplicate but concerned about rich right bank.Scan = po340,Checked engine Data found R Lt trim -19 to -21 at idle.Left close to zero to -3 .No misfire counts,b...
June 28, 2010
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Stall, No Power VIN: KNADC12301
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Malfunction. I read here about the cam reluctor or trigger wheel moves some how on the cam shaft, But this one is tight on the end of the cam, can it move and re-tighten in the wrong spot? This engine runs as if the timing belt were off a couple teeth. Just no power, not e...
June 28, 2010
2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C21
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Starts and dies, just like in anti-thief mode, but as far as I know has no anti thief system. I can not tell if it is the ign. or injectors that are shutting off first. I have hooked up a 4 channel lab scope to the crank and cam sensors, they stay solid after ...
June 28, 2010
2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C21
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Starts and dies, just like in anti-thief mode, but as far as I know has no anti thief system. I can not tell if it is the ign. or injectors that are shutting off first. I have hooked up a 4 channel lab scope to the crank and cam sensors, they stay solid after ...
June 30, 2010
2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08W65
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1). Customer brought in vehicle and stated that the VDC light had been on. He also said it sounded weird on acceleration, like the traction control was engaging and it has stalled when coming back down to idle. We checked it and the only trouble code we found was ...
June 30, 2010
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBABS53441
P0340: Cam sensor. ... throttle some times when stopping or slowing down then starts rite back up with no engine codes. Some times and some times with a code p0340 replaced throttle pedal at first because i could push the pedal and there was no response, that didnt set a code ei...
June 02, 2010
1998 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZV111XW
P0340: Cam position sensor. Replacing the cam sensor (distributor) tech unplugged it and the 4 wires came out of the bottom of the dist. Alldata colors don't match mine there are 4 blades at bottom of dist with 4 wires to connect... 1.green 2.white 3.red 4.black-- no stripes and no way o...
June 02, 2010
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33PX3
P0340: Cam Position Sensor Circuit Fault. ... found engine misfirng under a heavy load but no codes set. Changed plugs and wires, no more problem. Car came in this week for mil on. Pulled code p0340. Scoped out sensor signal appears ok. Cleared code and it resets immediatly. No longer have and access ...
June 03, 2010
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Extended crank VIN: 1B3ES46C5Y
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. ... really beginning to bother me. got a phone call from another shop asking me if i could go check out this neon. they replaced ign switch, pcm, camshaft and crankshaft position sensors and they still couldnt get it to crank. after checking a little, found fu...
June 07, 2010
2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D46
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1). car came to our shop from nissan dealer,it has a new cam & crank sensor & pcm.it will die & not restart when code sets till you clear the code.it has the variable valve timing & we have monitored the cam & crank sensor & we see no probl...
June 07, 2010
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEY78H13
P0340: Cam Sensor. ... in with a P0340 cam position sensor code. Replaced cam postion sensor. Replaced PCM and sent to Ford for a reflash. Code P0340 came back. Rewired wiring from cam position sensor 2 wires back to the PCM, code came back. Checked right cam looks ok. Sent the ...
June 09, 2010
2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: YV1CZ91H33
P0340: ECM 300 Cam position sensor intake. fauly or missing. This car has been going from shop to shop for a while. The original story is that it was running fine, the customer went to start it one morning and it would turn over but not start. The local dealer did a compression test and said it needed an engine. They su...
June 11, 2010
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Misfire VIN: 5LMEU88H23
P0340: cam sensor circuit malfuction. ... no check engine light needed so it could go in for smog test.ofter checking it found that the led check engine light in the cluster was crashed/broken.i fixed cluster.check for codes i found code po340 & p1336.problem with cam sensor circuit.i replced ...
June 15, 2010
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBADT53481
P0340: Camshaft position sensor A circuit malfunction. ... crankshaft position sensor intermittant code as well as the P0340 camshaft sensor "A" circuit code. Replaced the crank sensor and cleared the codes. The CMP sensor code came back after two ignition cycles and vehicle still stalls occationally. The ...
June 16, 2010
1996 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY5297T
P0340: CMP Sensor Circuit Malfunction. well firat i replaced the cam position sensor because the signal wasn't looking well when i scoped it.cleared the codes and the light came back on right away. so i checked the signal again with the lab scope and it was good. as compared to the stored known goo...
June 20, 2010
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D4HS48N73
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. I have this truck in with intermittent stall/ no start I verified no rpm while cranking & replaced the crank sensor. It starts ok now but stalled out once on road test. at part throttle. I tried unplugging the cam sensor it doesn't seem any different, now ...
June 24, 2010
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Stall, No Power VIN: KNADC12301
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Malfunction. I read here about the cam reluctor or trigger wheel moves some how on the cam shaft, But this one is tight on the end of the cam, can it move and re-tighten in the wrong spot? This engine runs as if the timing belt were off a couple teeth. Just no power, not e...
June 25, 2010
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2C31HH46R7
P0340: No Camshaft Sensor Signals At PCM. Hi everyone This vehicle came in with a complaint of intermittent brief misfire on highway Unable to duplicate but concerned about rich right bank.Scan = po340,Checked engine Data found R Lt trim -19 to -21 at idle.Left close to zero to -3 .No misfire counts,b...
June 28, 2010
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Stall, No Power VIN: KNADC12301
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Malfunction. I read here about the cam reluctor or trigger wheel moves some how on the cam shaft, But this one is tight on the end of the cam, can it move and re-tighten in the wrong spot? This engine runs as if the timing belt were off a couple teeth. Just no power, not e...
June 28, 2010
2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C21
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Starts and dies, just like in anti-thief mode, but as far as I know has no anti thief system. I can not tell if it is the ign. or injectors that are shutting off first. I have hooked up a 4 channel lab scope to the crank and cam sensors, they stay solid after ...
June 28, 2010
2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C21
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction. Starts and dies, just like in anti-thief mode, but as far as I know has no anti thief system. I can not tell if it is the ign. or injectors that are shutting off first. I have hooked up a 4 channel lab scope to the crank and cam sensors, they stay solid after ...
June 30, 2010
2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08W65
P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1). Customer brought in vehicle and stated that the VDC light had been on. He also said it sounded weird on acceleration, like the traction control was engaging and it has stalled when coming back down to idle. We checked it and the only trouble code we found was ...
June 30, 2010