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On the back of cam there is a pin i guess cam sensor reads it does it matter where that pin sits when timing the engine

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I am guessing you are talking about the timing belt or chain timing? Go strictly by the book on the timing marks, that pin you are talking about will tell the computer where the camshaft is and match it.

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There are lines cast into cam gear and others gears all the way to crank gear all these MUST be aligned up properly with one another , if this is right the pin you describe will automaticly be in correct place
if you think you turned engine over with not all these lines propery lined up chances are you have bent a valve stem that will make that vlv hang or stick , a cylinder compression test will quickly determine that out

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