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2000 ford escort, got a P0340 (camshaft position sensor circuit

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2000 ford escort, got a P0340 (camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction). I changed the sensor and still got the P0340 code.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Kenny Z. replied 7 years ago.

HiCustomer Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer.


I've had many of these Escorts with this code due to the timing belt jumping time. If it only jumped one tooth the engine will still run close to normal but will set the code.

You could also have a circuit problem with the sensor.


Here is the test procedure for the circuit and wiring diagram.

You have a variable reluctance sensor when asked in the test procedure.







Edited by Kenny Z on 5/23/2010 at 3:03 PM EST
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