– Position Sensor Bank 1
– Faulty Camshaft Position Sensor
– Camshaft Position Sensor harness is open or shorted
– Camshaft Position Sensor poor electrical connection
– Faulty starter motor
– Starting system circuit
– Dead (Weak)
Nissan models with the position sensor is part of the distributor.
The camshaft position sensor signal is not detected by the Control Module( ) during the first few seconds of cranking
– Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
– Lack/Loss of Power
– Engine Stall
Nissan P0340 Description:
The Camshaft Position Sensor is an electronic device used in an engine to record the rate at which the camshaft is spinning. This information is used by the Engine Control Module(ECM) to control ignition and . The camshaft position sensor senses the retraction of camshaft (intake) to identify a particular . The camshaft position sensor senses the position. The sensor system consists of a rotating part, typically a disc, as well as a static part, the actual sensor.
When the engine is running, the high and low parts of the teeth cause the gap with the sensor to change. The changing gap causes the magnetic field near the sensor to change. The change in the magnetic field cause the voltage from the sensor to change.
When the crankshaft position sensor (POS) system becomes inoperative, the camshaft position sensor provides various controls of engine parts instead, utilizing timing of cylinder identification signals.
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