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P0340 Ford

Fix a P0340¬†camshaft position sensor trouble code on Ford Ford has issued a service bulletin #05-23-17 to address a problem with trouble code P0340 Ford dealing with the camshaft position sensor. The bulletin pertains to the vehicles listed below 2005-06 Mustang 2004-05 F-150 2005-06 Expedition, F-Super Duty 2006 Explorer 2005-06 Navigator 2006 Mountaineer The P0340 Ford trouble code may appear on the 5.4L engines in the F-Super Duty, Expedition/Navigator, and F-150 and the 4.6L engine in the Mustang GT and Explorer/Mountaineer. P0340 Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction In addition to … Read More

Dodge Neon won’t start and stalls

Dodge Neon won’t start and stalls If you own either a Dodge or Plymouth Neon and experience a no start or stall condition, you may have a shorted vehicle speed sensor (VSS). The VSS shares the same power circuit as the crankshaft position sensor (CKP) and camshaft position sensor (CMP). The most common way for the VSS to short is power to ground. That prevents the CKP and CMP from getting power. To test, find the VSS on the transmission extension housing. With the connector still on the VSS, backprobe … Read More

P0340 Dodge Neon

P0340 Dodge Neon Shops are reporting that customers have replaced a camshaft position sensor (CPS) due to a P0340 Dodge Neon. Upon replacement, the code reappears. In most cases, the customer has installed an aftermarket sensor. When replaced with a factory sensor and the codes are cleared, mechanics report that the problem trouble code does not return. © 2012 Rick Muscoplat


P0340 Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction If you have a P0340 Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction trouble code, read this to understand what it means When car makers eliminated the distributor they needed a way to know the position of the camshaft and crankshaft so they could fire the spark plugs at the correct time. You guessed it, the camshaft sensor tells the PCM the exact location of the camshaft. In this trouble code, P0340, the computer is calling out a problem with the circuit. That can mean a bad … Read More

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