my wifes ptcruiser has trouble codes poo 16 po344 problems started when it died on the highway my code reader gave codes of po340 p2305

Asked by Jan 22, 2017 at 10:47 PM about the 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited Wagon FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

replaced valve cover and spark plug seals number 1 spark plug was under
oil,new spark plugs autolite,  replaced ignition coil pack and wires,crankshaft
sensor  checkedtiming belt to see if the camshafts had jumped time
compared to the crank but they are right on the button after all of that inow
have codespoo16  po344 the book sayscamshafttiming misalinement?how
do you adjust something that cannot be changed?

4 Answers

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P0016 CHRYSLER - Crankshaft-Camshaft Timing Misalignment Bank 1 Sensor 1.... Possible causes; Timing gear misaligned, Faulty crankshaft position sensor, Faulty camshaft position sensor, Engine oil dirty, Incorrect engine viscosity, Crankshaft position sensor circuit is open or shorted, Camshaft position sensor circuit is open or shorted..The crankshaft sensor is part of the primary ignition system and functions as the trigger. It detects the position of the crankshaft relays that information on to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) or the ignition module (depending on the vehicle) to control spark timing. The Camshaft position sensor detects the position of the camshafts and relays the information to the PCM. The PCM uses the CMP signal to identify the beginning of the injector sequence. What ties these two shafts and their sensors together is the timing belt or chain. The cam and crank should be precisely timed together...

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P0344 CHRYSLER - Camshaft Position Sensor Intermittent Interruption Bank 1 Sensor 1.... Possible causes; Faulty Camshaft Position Sensor, Camshaft Position Sensor harness is open or shorted, Camshaft Position Sensor circuit poor electrical connection, Faulty starter motor Starting system circuit Dead (Weak) battery...

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P0340 CHRYSLER - Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 1.... Possible causes; Faulty Camshaft Position Sensor, Camshaft Position Sensor harness is open or shorted, Camshaft Position Sensor circuit poor electrical connection, Faulty starter motor, Starting system circuit Dead (Weak) battery... Sometimes and in some models, low battery voltage or a weak starter can can trigger a Camshaft Position Sensor code........https://youtu.be/Lf85sxxDwc0

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P2305 CHRYSLER - Ignition Coil 'B' Secondary Circuit.... Possible causes; Faulty Ignition Coil 'B' Ignition, Coil 'B' harness is open or shorted, Ignition Coil 'B' circuit poor electrical connection.........https://youtu.be/in4UlnNDkBI

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