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Replaced cam shaft sensor now the code flashes

Replaced cam shaft sensor now the code flashes saying it does not recognize the new sensor now what i need help 2001 dodge stratus

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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    replaced pcm and cran sensor no the speedometer don't work or gas needle

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DISCONNECT THE BATTERY FOR ABOUT 5 MINS THEN PUT THE CAR IN LOW GEAR AND RUN THE CAR DOWN THE ROAD UP TO 4,000 RPM THEN LET OFF AND LET THE CAN SLOW DOWN ON ITS OWN ,DO THIS THREE TIMES .WHAT THIS DOES IS LET THE CAMSHAFT SENSOR AND THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR LEARN EACH OTHER ,THIS HAPPENS ON THE DECELERATION PART WHEN THE ECU SHUTS THE INJECTORS OFF .THEIR IS MORE TO THIS.BUT THIS WILL SOLVE YOUR PROBLEM

Posted on May 23, 2009

  • estone2600 Jun 25, 2011

    No, this did not work. When we did what you said, we drove the car about 3 miles down the road and the catalytic converter plugged up and started on fire.

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Check the part number with the dealership. Make sure you have the correct part.

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