How To Fix a P0340 Code Camshaft Position Sensor on Mitsubishi Galant

By | July 3, 2020

How To Fix a P0340 Code Camshaft Position Sensor on Mitsubishi Galant
If you have a 2001-2005 2.4 Liter Mitsubishi Galant that is giving a P0340 OBDII Code the Camshaft Position Sensor usually needs replaced.

A bad Camshaft Position Sensor will cause a vehicle to not start at times and other times work intermittently.

Camshaft Position Sensor Location
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The Camshaft Position Sensor is located at the back of the cylinder head at the top.

The sensor is held in place with a 10mm bolt.
How To Fix a P0340 Code Camshaft Position Sensor on Mitsubishi Galant Tools Needed
Besides a new sensor only a 10mm wrench or socket is needed to replace the Camshaft Position Sensor.

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How To Replace the Camshaft Position Sensor on Mitsubishi Galant

  1. Remove the wiring harness.
  2. Remove the 10mm bolt holding it in place.
  3. Remove the old sensor.
  4. Insert the new sensor.
  5. Tighten the 10mm bolt.
  6. Attach wiring harness
  7. Test the vehicle.

Summary
Replacing the Camshaft Position Sensor on Mitsubishi Galant is a fairly easy task that most DIY mechanics can do.

Of course, if in doubt be sure to call a professional.

All that is needed to replace the sensor is a 10mm wrench and new sensor.

There are also many YouTube video that show the steps if needed.

 




 

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