Hey Scotty. I had a question related to my 2001 dodge stratus 2.7L V6 DOHC. Last year I had the timing chain, water pump, valves, all gaskets, along with new head bolts replaced. Car started up and ran quite well for a year. Then I had to get the transmission replaced so I went ahead and hired someone for that. A week later I had a no start slow crank scenario. I got a check engine like code of P0340. This code was saying a fault in the camshaft position sensor wire circuit. So I checked the battery, starter, and alternator to start. Everything tested fine except the battery. Which I replaced. Now it starts but still is a little long on the crank. Anywho after replacing the battery something was different from beforehand. The car idles around 800rpm and sounds fine. When I give it a little gas it makes a low rumbling sound like almost an exhaust leak. This lasts only to 1500rpm in which it sounds normal once again. I am really upset that things aren't going so well and I was wondering if you had any insight into what might be wrong. My next step is replacing the cam and crank sensors. Thanks for the help

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Scotty Kilmer
Scotty Kilmer

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those are endless money pits. Not worth throwing tons in. I'd have the injectors pressure cleaned and would live with the rest, and ditch it when something major went out