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P0340 2000 TOYOTA COROLLA - Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What is this?
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P0340 2000 TOYOTA COROLLA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Camshaft Position Sensor into the distributor
  • Camshaft Position Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Camshaft Position Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

How is the P0340 2000 TOYOTA COROLLA code repair?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

Tech Notes

Sometimes and in some models, low battery voltage or a weak starter can trigger a Camshaft Position Sensor code.

What is the cost to diagnose the P0340 2000 TOYOTA COROLLA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0340 2000 TOYOTA COROLLA code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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When is the code detected?

The camshaft position sensor signal is not detected by the Engine Control Module(ECM) during the first few seconds of engine cranking

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Lack/Loss of Power
  • Engine Stall

P0340 2000 TOYOTA COROLLA Meaning

The Camshaft Position Sensor (G Signal) consist of a signal plate and pickup coil.
The G signal plate had one tooth on its outer circumference and is built into the distributor. When the camshaft rotate, the protrusion on the signal plate and the air gap on the pickup coil change, causing fluctuations in the magnetic field and generating an electromotive force in the pickup coil.

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