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camshaft sensor no signal on 2.0 dti astra van 2000

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camshaft sensor no signal on 2.0 dti astra van 2000 would it stop it from starting
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  vauxdoc replied 6 years ago.
Welcome to Just Answer, The camshaft speed sensor on this engine is not actually on the camshaft but a part of the fuel injection pump.

The fault code is usually P0340 and it will cause non start, the only thing you can do is to make sure the plug on the pump is clean and secure, otherwise a reconditioned pump will be needed.

Below is the code description from the workshop manual.

I hope this helps, best regards, Vauxdoc.

  • Engine speed is greater than 5500 rpm

Replacement Value:

  • The control unit calculates with the injection pump speed.


  • Engine is stopped.


  • Comparison between engine speed and injection pump speed results in an implausible value.

Concerned Terminals:
91, 99, 100, 105

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