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P0341 is a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) for "Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Range/Performance". This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office to perform the Check Engine Light diagnostic. Once we are able to diagnose the problem, you will be provided with an upfront quote for the recommended fix and receive $20.00 off as a credit towards the repair. All our repairs are backed by our 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty.
Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
P0341 is an OBD-II generic code that says the engine control module (ECM) detected the engine camshaft position sensor circuit is not within specifications. The sensor pulses do not correlate to the pulses of the crankshaft sensor.
The camshaft sensor pulses less times than expected in a specified amount of engine revolutions when compared to the crankshaft sensor.
The wiring or connection to the speed sensor is getting shorted or losing connection intermittently.
Scans codes and document the freeze frame data in order to verify the problem.
Clears the engine and ETC codes and road test to verify concern comes back.
Visually checks the wiring and connections to the camshaft sensor for loose connections or damaged wiring.
Disconnects and checks the resistance and signal voltage from the camshaft sensor.
Checks for any corrosion in the sensor connections.
Checks the sensor reluctor wheel for breakage or damage on the camshaft or camshaft gear.
Failure to check and remove the camshaft sensor to look for excessive amounts of metal on the sensor which may cause erratic or no readings from the sensor
Replacing the sensor when the failure cannot be duplicated
A failed camshaft sensor can cause the engine to run erratic, stall, or not start at all.
An intermittent camshaft sensor signal can cause the engine to run rough, jerk, or misfire while driving.
The Check Engine Light on will cause the vehicle to fail emission testing.
Replacing the faulty camshaft sensor
Replacing a broken reluctor ring on the camshaft gear
Repairing corroded connections to the camshaft sensor
Code P0341 is triggered when the camshaft sensor does not correlate to the position of the crankshaft. The crankshaft sensor should also be checked during the diagnostic checks for any problems that could cause the code to be received.
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