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." property="og:description">

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P0345 - Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Malfunction Bank 2

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3 What does this mean?

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
What does this mean?

Tech notes

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

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

P0345 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 fuel injection. The camshaft position sensor senses the retraction of camshaft (intake) to identify a particular cylinder. The camshaft position sensor senses the piston 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.

OBDII Code P0345 - Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Malfunction Bank 2 - itimaster.ru

P0345 Information for specific makes

P0345 AUDI Camshaft Position Sensor
P0345 FORD Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Bank 2
P0345 INFINITI Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Bank 2
P0345 KIA Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Bank 2
P0345 LEXUS Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Bank 2
P0345 LINCOLN Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Bank 2
P0345 MAZDA Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction
P0345 MERCURY Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Bank 2
P0345 NISSAN Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Bank 2
P0345 SCION Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Bank 2
P0345 SUBARU Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Signal Fault Bank 2
P0345 TOYOTA Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Bank 2
P0345 VOLKSWAGEN Camshaft Position Sensor
P0345 VOLVO Camshaft Position Sensor 'A' Circuit Malfunction Bank 2

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