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P0340 OBD-II Trouble Code: Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction
P0340 code definition Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction What the P0340 code means The camshaft position sensor calculates the rotational speed of the camshaft and where the camshaft is positioned in...

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Getting error codes P0340 and P0011
These codes both indicate a problem with the cam sensor for bank 1, or A, on the passenger's side of the engine. Whether the sensor has failed and no other problems exist would need to be verified. I would recommend...
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Trouble Starting, and sometimes doesn't start at all - Dies at idle from time to time.
Hello. Cleaning the throttle body and idle valve may have been needed, but the intermittent starting and dying symptom can be the camshaft and crankshaft sensors. These are the codes P0335 and P0340. The code P0446 can be from the...
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High RPMs, but throwing the error code P0340.
Hello. P0340 is the code for camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction. A few common causes for this are a faulty cam position sensor, connector, or wiring. The first thing I would do is carefully examine the cam position sensor and...
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Code P0340
Hello. Code P0340 sets due to many possible faults. The sensors themselves have to be tested using an oscilloscope to see if the output waveform meets spec. If the sensors were not tested, there may have been nothing wrong with...
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P0340 - Where's the camshaft sensor circuit A bank 1 located on a 1994 Lexus ES 300
Hi, thanks for your question about the P0340 trouble code. The camshaft sensor on the Lexus ES300 should be located toward the back of the motor on the right side (assuming you are facing the motor) near the top of...
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Where is the camshaft position sensor located on a 2005 Saturn ion 2.2l?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. This engine does not have a camshaft sensor, but uses the ignition module to detect when cylinder number 1 and 3 are at top dead center using the coils internal circuits. You may need...
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Truck keeps turning off after 10-20 mins of driving and when its at low idle. Not sure why?
Hello. P0340 is the trouble code for an issue with the vehicle's camshaft position circuit. The circuit includes the sensor built into the distributor, as well as the wiring that carries the signal to the computer. If the distributor is...
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Engine stopped running while driving and will not start again.
Hey there. As you know, this P0340 code indicates the camshaft position sensor is either faulty or not connected properly. The camshaft position sensor monitors the speed of the camshaft providing the ECU with this information. The ECU uses this...
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engine wont restart when hot, no spark P0340 has 12v on both connectors, freq from 5-11hz when cranking
Since the crank position sensor gets its timing signal off the damper, I would first replace the damper to be sure timing was correct. The fact that this failure occurs after a "heat soak" cycle, and the P0340 code is...
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Code P0340
The P0340 problem code references a camshaft position sensor malfunction. The ability to restart the engine suggests it is failing versus has failed. There was an issue with this engine with the cam chain tensioner - which also affects cam...
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Car takes 7-10 seconds to turn over and crank. VDC and Slip Lights are on.
Hi there. Typically, when a vehicle is hard to ignite, it's related to ignition timing. However, there is no need to spend $2,500 from the dealership on that type of repair. The best thing you can do is contact one...

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