Question about 2000 Ford Ranger SuperCab
Where is the cam position sensor located on a2002 f150 4.2L engine
and how hard is to replace it?
Thank you for any help I can get!
It is in the front top of the engine. It would be where the distributor use to be on this motor.
You have to partially drain the cooling system.
Remove the air cleaner outlet tube.
Disconnect the wiring harness from the coolant tube.
Remove the bolt from the coolant tube and postion it to the side out of the way.
Disconnet the electrical connector then remove the 2 bolts in top of it and remove it.
Posted on Feb 20, 2009
The camshaft position is very difficult to do. The part itself is located on your timing cover on the front of the motor, and is very easy to access, and the part itself is not expensive. CAUTION: When you install a camshaft position sensor, you have to reset your timing, and make sure all is lined up. If you don't happen to know how, I highly suggest taking it to a local shop. They shouldn't charge you but 1-2 hours labor, and it would be a lot safer. Sorry I couldn't help more, but if you don't get it right, it can seriously damage your engine, and I would hate to walk you through it, and somehow miss a step, and ruin your vehicle... Hope all goes well.
Posted on Feb 20, 2009
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Feb 21, 2013 | 2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse
The cam position sensor is easier to replace than the crank sensor, you may want to start with that alone. There's two cam sensors on the V6, your code indicates the Bank 1 sensor is causing trouble, that's the cylinder head closest to the firewall.
The crank position sensor is on the engine block also on the firewall side, tucked up next to the starter, and somewhat hard to reach, especially without a lift.
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A camshaft position sensor,or cylinder identification sensor is used to determin the engine cycle position the information is used to provide individual cylinder ignition and injection cotrol.Many engine mangement systems use an inductive type of sensor that is located near the camshaft;when the camshaft rotates a single signal is passed to the ECU to indicate a reference point in the engine cycle
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