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Facts
Country & Continent of Origin: Japan (Asia)

Camshaft Position Sensor "A" Circuit

PossibleSymptons

Symptoms can include: Hard starting or no start Rough running / misfiring Loss of engine power

PossibleCauses

A code P0340 could mean one or more of the following has happened: a wire or connector in the circuit could be grounded/shorted/broken the camshaft position sensor may have failed the PCM may have failed there exists an open circuit the crankshaf

PossibleCauses

With a P0340 OBD-II trouble code, diagnosis can be tricky at times. Here are some things to try: Visually inspect all the wiring and connectors in the circuit Check for continuity in the circuit wiring Check the operation (voltage) of the camshaft po

SpecialNotes

This indicates that a problem was detected in the camshaft position sensor circuit. Since it says circuit, that means the problem could lie in any part of the circuit - the sensor itself, the wiring, or the PCM. Don't just replace the CPS (camshaft positi