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WHERE ARE CAMSHAFT SENSORS LOCATED

HOW DO YOU REMOVE THEM

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If you have a fault code relating to camshaft position sensors logged if i remember correctly it needs the powertrain control module reprogramming to rectify the problem, or high resistance spark plugs can log this fault code for some strange reason, i presume it is a 3.0 ltr v6, the cam sensors are very reliable normally. the wiring to them is not, on the v6 there are 2 sensors one on the rear of each cylinder head, on the v8 there is one on the front of each cam cover, hope this helps.

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How do I replace the CAM sensor on a 1996 dodge neon?


Hi, my name is John I will do my best to assist you.

To Remove
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect the filtered air tube from the throttle body and air cleaner housing.
  3. For SOHC engines, remove the air cleaner inlet tube.
  4. For SOHC engines, detach the electrical connectors from the engine coolant sensor and the camshaft position sensor.
  5. For DOHC engines, unplug the electrical connector from the camshaft position sensor.
  6. For SOHC engines, remove the brake booster hose and the electrical connectors form the holders on the end of the cylinder head cover.
  7. Unfasten the camshaft position sensor mounting screws, then remove the sensor.
  8. Loosen the screw/bolt attaching the target magnet to the rear of the camshaft.
To Install: NOTE: The target magnet has 2 locating dowels which fit into the machined locating holes in the end of the camshaft.

  1. Install the target magnet in the end of the camshaft. Tighten the retainer to 30 inch lbs. (3.4 Nm).
  2. Install the camshaft position sensor. Tighten the sensor mounting screws to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
  3. For SOHC engines, place the brake booster hose and the electrical harness in the holders on the end of the valve cover.
  4. Attach the electrical connector(s) to the camshaft position sensor and coolant temperature sensor (if necessary).
  5. Install the air cleaner inlet tube and the filtered air tube.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.
The camshaft position sensor is mounted to the rear of the cylinder head - SOHC engine shown


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Location of the camshaft position sensor - DOHC engine shown

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Unfasten the retaining bolt, then remove the target magnet from the rear of the camshaft - SOHC shown, DOHC similar

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The target magnet has 2 locating dowels for proper alignment during installation

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Feb 20, 2011 | 1996 Dodge Neon

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I received a P0340 on my 1995 Nissan Altima. It says I need to replace the Camshaft sensor. The dealers say that my car does not have one in it and that it may be in the distributor itself. Is this true....


They may be right. I cannot find the part. here is what the manual says:


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION The camshaft position sensor is located inside the distributor. On some distributors, the camshaft position sensor is not serviceable (replacement parts may not be available separately). If the camshaft position sensor is serviceable, use the following procedure.

  1. Remove the distributor cap and wires.
  2. Remove the rotor.
  3. Remove the camshaft position sensor cap.
  4. Remove the camshaft position sensor mounting screws.
  5. Carefully remove the camshaft position sensor.

To install:
  1. Position the camshaft position sensor in the distributor and tighten the mounting screws securely.
  2. Install the camshaft position sensor cap.
  3. Install the rotor.
  4. Install the distributor cap and wires.

Sep 27, 2010 | 1995 Nissan Altima

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Where is the camshaft position sensor located on a 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1 ?


Removal & Installation 3.1L Engine To Remove:
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  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  2. Remove the power steering pump and set aside with the lines connected.
  3. Disconnect the camshaft position (CMP) sensor electrical connector.
  4. Remove the CMP mounting bolt.
  5. Remove the CMP sensor.
  6. Check the O-ring for damage and replace if necessary.
To Install:
NOTE: Lubricate the O-ring with clean engine oil.
  1. Install the camshaft position sensor.
    • Tighten the mounting bolt to 89 in lb (10 Nm).
  2. Connect the CMP sensor electrical connector.
  3. Install the power steering pump.
3.4L Engine To Remove:
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Detach the electrical connector from the camshaft position sensor.
  3. Remove the sensor retainer bolt and carefully pull the sensor from the camshaft carrier. An O-ring seal may hold the sensor in place. Use care not to lose the O-ring.
Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor removal (3.4L (VIN X) engine) 93174g25.gif

To Install:
  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2. Before installing a replacement camshaft sensor, lubricate the new O-ring with clean engine oil.
    • Tighten the bolt to 88 inch lbs. (10 Nm). Do not over-tighten.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
3.8L Engine To Remove:
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Detach the electrical connector from the camshaft position sensor. Camshaft Position Sensor removal (3.8L engines) 93174g26.gif

  3. Remove the retaining screw and separate the sensor from the front cover.
To Install:
  1. Installation the sensor in the front cover.
  2. Tighten the bolt to just 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm). Do not over-tighten. Verify the electrical connector is secure.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Aug 26, 2010 | 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

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Just wondering where the Camshaft position sensor in my 2005 Dodge Neon is as I need to replace it.


Removal & Installation 2.0L engine camshaft position sensor location chry_car_2.0_cpsloc.gif

2.4L engine camshaft position sensor location chry_car_2.4turbo_cpsloc.gif

2.0L SOHC Engine To Remove:
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Brake booster hose and electrical connector from holders on end of cylinder head cover and reposition
    • Electrical connectors from camshaft position sensor
    • Camshaft position sensor mounting screws
    • Sensor
To Install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Camshaft position sensor. Torque sensor mounting screws to 80 in. Lbs. (9 Nm)
    • Brake booster hose and electrical harness in holders on end of valve cover
    • Electrical connectors to camshaft position sensor
2.4L Turbo Engine To Remove:
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Air cleaner box
    • Plastic clip for the wiring harness from the stud on the valve cover
    • Nut holding the clip for the oil supply line to the turbo and disconnect the fresh air makeup hose from the valve cover
    • Electrical connectors from camshaft position sensor
    • Camshaft position sensor mounting screws
  3. Remove sensor
To Install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Camshaft position sensor torque sensor mounting screws to 80 in. lbs. (9 Nm)
    • Electrical connectors to camshaft position sensor
    • Nut holding the clip for the oil supply line to the turbo and disconnect the fresh air makeup hose to the valve cover
    • Plastic clip for the wiring harness to the stud on the valve cover
    • Air cleaner box
    • Negative battery cable
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Aug 01, 2010 | 2005 Dodge Neon

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How do i replace a camshaft sensor in a 2001 grand am gt 3.4L V6. wher is it located? how long would it take a mechanic?


Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove power ste
ering pump. Remove camshaft position sensor mountin
g
bolt and remove camshaft position sensor. To instal
l, reverse removal procedure. Tighten camshaft posi
tion
sensor bolt to specification.

Jun 25, 2010 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

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Need help finding camshaft position sensor


2.0L 2.4L Removal The camshaft position sensor is mounted to the rear of the cylinder head.

Remove the negative battery cable. Disconnect the PCV hose and reposition Disconnect electrical connectors from the camshaft position sensor. Remove camshaft position sensor mounting screws. Remove sensor.Loosen screw attaching target magnet to rear of camshaft and remove magnet.
Instalation The target magnet has locating dowels that fit into machined locating holes in the end of the camshaft.
- Install target magnet in end of camshaft. Tighten mounting screw to 3 Nm (30 in. lbs.) torque. Over torqueing could cause cracks in magnet. If magnet cracks replace it.
- Install camshaft position sensor. Tighten sensor mounting screws to 12.9 Nm (115 in. lbs.) torque.
- Carefully attach electrical connector to camshaft position sensor. Installation at an angle may damage the sensor pins. - Connect the PCV Valve hose. - Connect the negative battery cable.
2.7L V6 Removal
The camshaft position sensor is mounted in the front of the head.

Disconnect electrical connector from sensor. Remove camshaft position sensor screw.
CAM Sensor Location 2.7L
Without pulling on the connector, pull the sensor out of the chain case cover.

Installation - Install sensor in the chain case cover and push sensor in until contact is made with the boss on the head. While holding the sensor in this position,install and tighten the retaining bolt to 12 Nm (105 in. lbs.) torque.
- Attach electrical connector to sensor.

Good luck and hope this helps





May 02, 2009 | Dodge Stratus Cars & Trucks

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1993 ford taurus, replaced all starting and charging componets still no spark to plugs. Checked all fuses and all fusible links. Replaced key switch, ignition switch,neutral safty...


The camshaft position sensor sends a signal to the PCM, powertrain control module. The PCM then determines spark plug firing. Could be the camshaft position sensor.

1996 is all I have
Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor 3.0L (2V) Engine
The camshaft position sensor (CMP sensor) (12126):
  • is a single Hall-effect magnetic switch activated by a single vane which is driven by the camshaft (6250).
  • provides camshaft position information which is used by the ignition coil (12029) and the powertrain control module (PCM) (12A650) for fuel synchronization.
3.0L (4V) Engine
The camshaft position sensor (CMP sensor) (6B288) is:
  • a variable reluctance sensor.
  • triggered by the high-point mark on the LH exhaust camshaft sprocket (6256).
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3.0L (2V) Engine
SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL(S) REQUIRED Description Tool Number Syncro Positioning Tool T95T-12200-A
sth~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Prior to removal of the camshaft position sensor (CMP sensor) (12126), set cylinder No.1 to zero degrees top dead center (TDC) of compression stroke. Then note the position of the camshaft position sensor electrical connector. The installation procedure requires that the connector be located in the same position.
Removal
  1. Disconnect battery ground cable. Refer to Section 14-01 .
  1. Disconnect engine control sensor wiring connector from camshaft position sensor.
  1. Remove camshaft position sensor retaining screws and camshaft position sensor from camshaft position sensor housing.
  1. If removing camshaft position sensor housing from the cylinder block (6010), proceed with Removal Step 5. If not removing camshaft position sensor housing, proceed to installation Step 6.
  1. Remove hold-down clamp (bolt and washer assembly).
  1. Remove camshaft position sensor housing from cylinder block.
Installation
  1. sth~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: A special service tool such as Syncro Positioning Tool T95T-12200-A must be obtained prior to installation of the replacement camshaft position sensor. Failure to follow this procedure will result in improper camshaft position sensor alignment. This will result in the fuel system being out of time with the engine, possibly causing engine damage.
    Attach Syncro Positioning Tool T95T-12200-A as follows:
    1. Engage camshaft position sensor housing vane into the radial slot of the tool.
    1. Rotate tool on camshaft position sensor housing until tool boss engages notch in camshaft position sensor housing.
  1. Pre-lubricate synchronizer gear with engine oil meeting Ford specification ESE-M2C123-A prior to assembly.
  1. Install camshaft position sensor housing so that drive gear engagement occurs when arrow on locator tool is pointed approximately 75 degrees counterclockwise from the rear face of the cylinder block. This step will locate camshaft position sensor electrical connector in the pre-removal position.
  1. Roatate Syncro Positioning Tool T95T-12200-A clockwise slightly. This will engage oil pump intermediate shaft. Push downward while adjusting Syncro Positioning Tool T95T-12200-A until the Syncro Gear engages the camshaft gear.
  1. When synchronizer flange is fully seated against block, the installation tool should be facing counterclockwise of engine centerline approximately 33 to 45 degrees.
  1. Install hold-down clamp (washer and bolt) and tighten bolt to 19-30 Nm (14-22 lb-ft).
  1. Remove Syncro Positioning Tool T95T-12200-A.
  1. sth~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: If camshaft position sensor electrical connector is not positioned properly, DO NOT reposition the connector by rotating the camshaft position sensor housing. This will result in the fuel system being out of time with the engine, possibly causing engine damage. Remove the camshaft position sensor housing and repeat installation procedure, beginning with Step 1.
    Install camshaft position sensor and retaining screws. Tighten screws to 1.5-4.0 Nm (13-35 lb-in).
  1. Connect engine control sensor wiring connector to camshaft position sensor.
  1. Connect battery ground cable.
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Item Part Number Description 1 T95T-12200-A Syncro Positioning Tool 2 — Water Outlet (Part of Intake Assy) 3 9424 Intake Manifold 4 N602704-S Screw and Washer 5 12126 Camshaft Position Sensor 6 12A362 Synchronizer Assembly 7 12270 Hold-Down Clamp A — Tighten to 1.5-4 Nm (13-35 Lb-In) B — Tighten to 19-30 Nm (14-22 Lb-Ft)

Apr 04, 2009 | 1993 Ford Taurus

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1997 mercury sable camshaft sensor replacement


do you have 3.L 2v or 4 valve?

3.0L (2V) Engine
SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL(S) REQUIRED Description Tool Number Syncro Positioning Tool T95T-12200-A
svh~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Prior to removal of the camshaft position sensor (CMP sensor) (12126), set cylinder No.1 to zero degrees top dead center (TDC) of compression stroke. Note the position of the camshaft position sensor electrical connector. The installation procedure requires that the connector be located in the same position.
Removal
  1. Disconnect battery ground cable. Refer to Section 14-01 .
  1. Disconnect engine control sensor wiring connector from camshaft position sensor.
  1. Remove camshaft position sensor retaining screws and camshaft position sensor from camshaft position sensor housing.
  1. If removing camshaft position sensor housing from the cylinder blocks (6010), proceed with Removal Step 5. If not removing camshaft position sensor housing, proceed to installation Step 6.
  1. Remove hold-down clamp (12270) (bolt and washer assembly).
  1. Remove camshaft position sensor housing from cylinder blocks.
Installation
  1. svh~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: A special service tool such as Syncro Positioning Tool T95T-12200-A must be used to position the synchronizer assembly prior to installation of the camshaft position sensor. Failure to follow this procedure will result in improper camshaft position sensor alignment. This will result in the fuel system being out of time with the engine, possibly causing engine damage.
    Attach Syncro Positioning Tool T95T-12200-A as follows:
    1. Engage camshaft position sensor housing vane into the radial slot of the tool.
    1. Rotate tool on camshaft position sensor housing until tool boss engages notch in camshaft position sensor housing.
  1. Pre-lubricate synchronizer gear with engine oil meeting Ford specification ESE-M2C123-A prior to assembly.
  1. Install camshaft position sensor housing so that drive gear engagement occurs. Locate camshaft position sensor electrical connector in the pre-removal position.
  1. Install hold-down clamp (washer and bolt) and tighten bolt to 19-30 Nm (14-22 lb-ft).
  1. Remove Syncro Positioning Tool T95T-12200-A.
  1. svh~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: If camshaft position sensor electrical connector is not positioned properly, DO NOT reposition the connector by rotating the camshaft position sensor housing. This will result in the fuel system being out of time with the engine, possibly causing engine damage. Remove the camshaft position sensor housing and repeat installation procedure, beginning with Step 1.
    Install camshaft position sensor and retaining screws. Tighten screws to 1.5-4.0 Nm (14-35 lb-in).
  1. Connect engine control sensor wiring connector to camshaft position sensor.
  1. Connect battery ground cable.

Feb 22, 2009 | 1997 Mercury Sable

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Cant find cam sensor in 2004 dodge stratus r/t


2.0L 2.4L it is on The BACK OF the Cylinder Head REMOVAL
The camshaft position sensor is mounted to the rear of the cylinder head.

  1. Remove the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect the PCV hose and reposition.
    1. Disconnect electrical connectors from the camshaft position sensor.
    2. Remove camshaft position sensor mounting screws. Remove sensor.
      1. Loosen screw attaching target magnet to rear of camshaft and remove magnet.
      INSTALLATION
      The target magnet has locating dowels that fit into machined locating holes in the end of the camshaft.

      1. Install target magnet in end of camshaft. Tighten mounting screw to 3 Nm (30 in. lbs.) torque. Over torqueing could cause cracks in magnet. If magnet cracks replace it.
      2. Install camshaft position sensor. Tighten sensor mounting screws to 12.9 Nm (115 in. lbs.) torque.
      3. Carefully attach electrical connector to camshaft position sensor. Installation at an angle may damage the sensor pins.
      4. Connect the PCV Valve hose.
      5. Connect the negative battery cable.
2.7L V6
REMOVAL
The camshaft position sensor is mounted in the front of the head.
  1. Disconnect electrical connector from sensor.
  2. Remove camshaft position sensor screw.
CAM Sensor Location 2.7L
  1. Without pulling on the connector, pull the sensor out of the chain case cover.
INSTALLATION
The camshaft position sensor is mounted in the front of the head.

  1. Install sensor in the chain case cover and push sensor in until contact is made with the boss on the head. While holding the sensor in this position,install and tighten the retaining bolt to 12 Nm (105 in. lbs.) torque.
  2. Attach electrical connector to sensor.

Feb 12, 2009 | 2004 Dodge Stratus

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