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P0335 - How To Repair: Meaning, Causes, Symptoms, Fixes

P0335 - OBD2 Trouble Code Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit

Identical faults

The following faults are identical to P0335. For these, you can follow the information on this page:

P0340 – Camshaft Position Sensor “A” Circuit (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)

P0345 – Camshaft Position Sensor “A” Circuit (Bank 2)

P0335 Code Definition

Crankshaft Position Sensor “A” Circuit

What Does the Engine Code P0335 Mean?

Character "P" in the first position of Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) represents the powertrain system (engine and transmission), "0" in the second position means that this is a generic OBD-II (OBD2) DTC. "3" in the third character position in a DTC indicates that the ignition system or misfire is experiencing a malfunction. The last two characters "35" is DTC number. OBD2 Diagnostic Trouble Code P0335 means that Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit has been detected.


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    What Is the Cause of P0335?

    There can be several damages/failures causing the underlying problem of the OBD2 DTC P0335. To find the root cause of P0335, unlock the “Smart Mechanic" feature in the Carly app.

    What Are the Symptoms of the Code P0335?

    Symptoms of a defective camshaft sensor

      Vehicle starts badly or only after a while

      Motor run with substitute values

      Rough idling, until the engine dies

      Poor throttle response when driving, jerking when accelerating

      Illumination of the engine control lamp

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    How much does it cost to diagnose P0335?

    Visiting a car repair shop and letting them perform a diagnostics check can cost you $60-$100. For almost the same price you can get Carly. Its advanced features can cover what a professional automotive scanner that costs over $3,000 would, and more!

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    How To Diagnose and Clear the Code P0335?

    Performing a diagnostics check with a diagnostic scanner helps you identify a particular problem area that is outside the normal range and shows where a fault might be occurring. This helps you to detect errors before they cause more damage to your vehicle. In comparison to generic OBD devices that only provide OBD-level engine-related data, Carly can run advanced manufacturer-level diagnostics, check all your ECUs in your car (like ABS, airbag, multimedia) and get deeper insights. You can find additional information about the trouble code and understand the severity of the problem. With the new Smart Mechanic feature, you get additional professional insights and tips from expert mechanics. You are able to check components and their mechanics, find detailed repair tips, and learn about potential future damage. After you have fixed the problem you can easily clear the fault codes with Carly, too. Also, the diagnostic results are safely stored inside the app or as convenient PDF reports you can share with your friends or a mechanic.

    Common Mistakes when diagnosing the P0335 code

    The most common mistake is to look and try to fix each individual OBD2 (OBD-II) code without having a holistic understanding and approach. Understanding the interrelationship of different systems is crucial to determining the root cause of the problem and finding the right solution. The new Carly Smart Mechanic feature provides a look at the whole system, not just one individual code. Enable Smart Mechanic in your Carly app and get a holistic solution-focused approach when diagnosing the code P0335.

    How Serious Is the Code P0335?

    This issue is not critical yet. Make sure that it is current and fix it early before this leads to more severe issues.

    How to fix the P0335 Code

    P0335 is a generic fault code but the repair steps may vary depending on the root cause and the make/model of your vehicle. Get the Smart Mechanic in your Carly app to learn more and receive guidance.

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    Estimated Cost of Repair for the P0335 Code

    The cost very much depends on the root cause of the issue. To find more information about causes, possible solutions, and potential repair costs, unlock “Smart Mechanic" content on the Carly app.

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    Learn more about the P0335 Code

    How the camshaft sensor works

    A camshaft sensor is a mostly a component in the format of a cylinder, which is often located on the outside of the front cover (at the front of the engine under the valve cover). There, the sensor has the task of detecting the speed and the position of the camshaft. This is done by the sensor scanning a gear rim on the camshaft. This data is used by the engine control unit for precise fuel injection. When adapting the parameters accordingly the combustion is safe, effective and environmentally friendly. Therefore, the precise function of the camshaft sensor is very important in several respects.

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