2011 Chevy Malibu 2.4L P0017

2011 Chevy Malibu

Chevy Malibu On the 2011 Chevy Malibu with the 2.4L engine, the P0017 code is pointing to a problem with the Crankshaft-to-Exhaust Camshaft correlation. First thing to check here is the timing chain. Many times the chain can stretch or jump slightly which can cause the correlation issue. Make sure the timing marks are still set dead-on perfect. Even the slightest bit off can set this code. If the timing marks check ok, then this can be a problem with the Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid. This solenoid advances/retards the ignition…

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2007 Toyota Tundra 5.7L P1343

2007 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra On the 2007 Toyota Tundra with the 5.7L engine, the P1343 is pointing to a problem with the Camshaft Position Sensor. The camshaft position sensor gathers information about the vehicle’s camshaft speed and sends it to the vehicle’s engine control module (ECM). The ECM uses this data to determine the timing of the ignition, as well as the timing of the fuel injection. The sensor also plays a role in spark delivery. This sensor is located on the top, driver’s side of the engine, just to the side…

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2002 Honda Civic 1.7L P1361

2002 Honda Civic

Honda Civic On the 2002 Honda Civic with the 1.7L engine, the P1361 is pointing to a problem with the TDC Sesnsor (aka “Camshaft Position Sensor”). The sensor is located behind the top timing belt cover. To gain access, the valve cover will first need to be removed. Once inside, inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. Set the engine to TDC and make sure the timing marks are aligned correctly. If these check as good, replace the TDC Sesnsor. . Does your vehicle…

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2005 Saturn Ion 2.2L P0341 Camshaft Sensor

2005 Saturn Ion

Saturn Ion On the 2005 Saturn Ion 2.2L engine, the P0341 is a very straight forward code pointing to a problem with the Camshaft Position Sensor. This ignition system does not use a conventional camshaft position (CMP) sensor that detects valve train position. The Ignition Control Module (ICM) detects when #1 or #3 cylinder has fired on the compression stroke using sensing circuitry integrated within each coil. The sensing circuit detects the polarity and the strength of the secondary voltage output. The higher output is always at the event cylinder. The ICM sends…

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2004 Chevy Impala P0341 Camshaft Sensor

2004 Chevy Impala

Chevy Impala On the 2004 Chevy Impala, he P0341 is a straight forward code pointing to a fault with the Camshaft Position Sensor. With the 3.4L engine, the Camshaft Position Sensor is located on the top, passenger’s side of the engine. To gain the proper access, the Power Steering Pump will need to be unmounted and re-positioned aside. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken, rubbed-through, pinched or damaged wires. Make sure the contacts in the electrical connector are tight and making good contact with…

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