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Check engine light came on and the car started to **** like it was misfiring real bad. Then I tried to punch the accelerator to pass another vehicle and the car was unresponsive. 2 days later the light goes off and the car acts normal again? The code reader said it was the camshaft sensor. Could it be anything else? Please advise.

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Alot of times the code you read is not the source of the problem, i suggest you check wiring to every 5 volt refference sensor on this vehicle. alot of times the a/c high pressure switch wires short approx. 2 in. inside the loom and take out the whole 5 volt ref.signal, causing multiple gohst codes, before you spend anything, unplug any 5v. sensor eg. t.p.s. and wiggle wires at all sensors while testing for 5v at t.p.s. hope this helps, as a former chrysler tech. i have been fooled by theese codes.

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