P0345 – Camshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2)

Meaning:

When the PCM has detected a problem in the CPS circuit of bank 2, the P0345 happens
The P0345 is triggered when the PCM has detected a problem in the CPS circuit of bank 2

The PCM has detected a problem in the CPS circuit of bank 2. The problem could be anywhere in the circuit; sensor, wring or PC.

Main Symptoms:

  • Check Engine Light comes on
  • Low engine power
  • Hard starting or no starting completely
  • Vehicle runs rough and/or misfires

Possible Causes:

  • Open, grounded or short wiring in CPS circuit of bank 2
  • Defective CPS
  • Defective CKP sensor

Diagnostic Steps:

  • Inspect wiring to CPS in bank 2 and ensure there are no open or broken wires
  • Check CPS voltage to ensure it’s within the range specified by manufacturer
  • Check circuit connectors for corrosion and burns
  • Check that CKP sensor is operating as it should
  • Replace CPS if all the above check out

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