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CHRYSLER PT CRUISER CAMSHAFT PROBLEM

2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser • 106,000 miles

I keep getting a p0344 code even though I have changed the camshaft sensor multiple times and all wiring is new, could it be doing this because I dont let the car warm up?
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December 2, 2012.



A code never identifies a bad part just a failed system

Test 1 - 2

Test 3 - 6

Test 7 - 11

Test 12

SYMPTOM
P0344-CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR INTERMITTENT

WHEN MONITORED
Engine running or Cranking.

SET CONDITION
When the failure counter reaches 20. One Trip Fault.

POSSIBLE CAUSES

Good trip equal to zero
Wiring harness inspection
(K7) 5 volt supply circuit open or shorted to ground
Tone wheel/pulse ring inspection
Checking CKP signal with the DRBIII(R) lab
Camshaft position sensor
(K44) CMP signal circuit open
(K44) CMP signal circuit short to ground
(K44) CMP signal circuit shorted to B+
(K44) CMP signal circuit short to (K7) 5 volts
PCM