Check Engine Light Illuminated, code for Camshaft Position Sensor, Runs Poorly on Mazda B3000

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The Check Engine Light may come on and the engine will run poorly. During diagnosis the technician may find a trouble code for the Camshaft Position Sensor (CMP), P0340. It is recommended to check the CMP driveshaft for looseness in the housing because if the shaft is loose, a new sensor will be damaged again. If the shaft has play, the CMP sensor and housing unit will need to be replaced. Our technicians recommend using the factory type timing tool for the replacement procedure.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 150,481 (89,000–268,000)
13 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, more1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
25 people reported this problem
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