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Loss of power,stalls when using warm,will idle but surges,autozone diagnosed cam position sensor,I changed it, no effect.Im out 19.00,could it be the powertrain control module?

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    can changing the cam sensor effect the idle on a 2006 ford taurrus

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Possibly idle speed control valve on inlet manifold next to throttle body

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