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P0344 replaced cam and crank sensor code comes back, loss of

Customer Question

p0344 replaced cam and crank sensor code comes back
JA: Does the vehicle stall at low speeds? Does it sputter?
Customer: loss of power
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 2011 ram 1500
JA: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: replaced both sensors
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

Which engine does this have?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
5.7L
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
any ideas?
Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

This could be caused by a few different things. Here are the possible causes for this code.

(F856) 5-VOLT SUPPLY CIRCUIT OPEN

(F856) 5-VOLT SUPPLY CIRCUIT SHORTED TO GROUND

(K44) CMP SIGNAL CIRCUIT SHORTED TO VOLTAGE

(K44) CMP SIGNAL CIRCUIT OPEN

(K44) CMP SIGNAL CIRCUIT SHORTED TO GROUND

(K44) CMP SIGNAL CIRCUIT SHORTED TO THE (F856) 5-VOLT SUPPLY

TONE WHEEL/PULSE RING

CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR

POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM)

Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

I can send you the repair steps for this code from the factory service manual if you accept.