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1995 Ford Ranger 3.0 camshaft positioning sensor

The part where the camshaft positioning sensor is mounted is deformed slightly due to the sensor failure, can I reshape the area to accept the new sensor or does it need to be replaced. if so what is the part called (where the camshaft positioning sensor mounts) is it available at a salvage part and approx cost?

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It is called a synchronizer if it is damaged it should be replaced approx $120 can use a salvage part as long as it is the correct application

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION The camshaft position sensor is located inside the distributor. On some distributors, the camshaft position sensor is not serviceable (replacement parts may not be available separately). If the camshaft position sensor is serviceable, use the following procedure.

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