How do I fix code P1345?
Loose the distributor hold down bolt with engine OFF. Make sure your OBD scanner is plugged in to monitor the Cam Retard Offset reading. Turn the engine on, let it warm to normal operating temps, and get the rpm’s above 1,000. If your reading is negative, turn the distributor counterclockwise.
What causes a P1345 code?
In many cases, this code is usually caused by simple electrical connection failure or a failed camshaft sensor. If there has been a misfire or failed sensor, then an additional code will come with P1345.
Can a bad camshaft sensor cause no start?
If you ignore the symptoms listed here and your camshaft position sensor fails, your vehicle will not start. As a camshaft position sensor weakens, so does the data it transmits to the ECM. Eventually the data signal becomes so weak the ECM switches off fuel and spark delivery, and your engine will not start.
What are signs of a bad crankshaft sensor?
Symptoms of a Bad Crankshaft Position Sensor
- Your Check Engine Light is Blinking.
- It’s Difficult to Get Your Vehicle to Start.
- Your Vehicle is Stalling and/or Backfiring.
- The Engine is Making Your Vehicle Vibrate.
What happens if a crankshaft sensor goes bad?
If the crankshaft position sensor or its wiring have any issues, it can cause the crankshaft signal to be cut off while the engine is running, which can cause the engine to stall. This is usually a symptom of a wiring problem, however a bad crankshaft position sensor can also produce this symptom.
What does a crank relearn do?
A crank relearn is a process that the PCM goes through to recalibrate its knowledge of the relationship between the crankshaft and camshaft. Over time, the timing chain/belt can stretch and that stretch changes the relationship and timing between the crankshaft and camshaft.
What does a bad camshaft sensor look like?
If your vehicle idles roughly, stalls frequently, has a drop in engine power, stumbles frequently, has reduced gas mileage, or accelerates slowly, these are all signs your camshaft position sensor could be failing.
Will a crankshaft sensor cause a car not to start?
1. Issues starting the vehicle. The most common symptom associated with a bad or failing crankshaft position sensor is difficulty starting the vehicle. If the crankshaft position sensor is having a problem, the vehicle may have intermittent starting issues or may not start at all.