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1983 Locating 2.2 liter Nissan camshaft sensor with carburetor and distributor

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There is no 'camshaft sensor' per se, but there is a control module/ magnetic pickup in the base of the distributor which determines the position of the camshaft.

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1983 Locating 2.2 liter Nissan camshaft sensor


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How do replace ignition control module in 1998 K-1500 5.0 liter vortec


This system does not use the ignition module used on the DI systems in the past. The VCM controller now controls the ignition control (IC) and bypass functions.
The crankshaft sensor, located in the front engine cover, is perpendicular to a target wheel attached to the crankshaft. The target wheel is equipped with slots situated 60 degrees apart. As the crankshaft rotates, the target wheel rotates past the crankshaft position sensor. The rising and falling edges created by the slots cause a signal to be sent back to the VCM. This signal occurs three times per crankshaft revolution and is referred to as the 3x signal for V6 applications. The signal occurs four times per crankshaft revolution and is referred to as the 4x signal for V8 applications.
The VCM then utilizes this 3x (V6) or 4x (V8) signal in order to provide the correct spark to the engine by way of the single coil driver module. The single coil driver module is basically an electronic switch that when commanded by the VCM, causes the primary coil voltage to breakdown, energizing the secondary coil and providing a spark via the coil wire to the distributor cap. The distributor consists of the following components:
The system consists of the following components:
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Vehicle control module (VCM)


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Distributor


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Ignition coil driver module


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Ignition coil


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Crankshaft position (CKP) sensor


Now which part do you want to replace ?

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Cap and rotor


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Camshaft position sensor


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Gear drive and shaft

The camshaft drives the distributor shaft which rotates providing a spark to the correct cylinder by way of the cap and rotor. The camshaft position (CMP) sensor functions much like the crankshaft sensor previously described but provides only a 1x signal to the VCM. That is, for every 2 rotations of the crankshaft, there is 1 rotation of the camshaft. Note that the camshaft position sensor will not affect driveability. The sole purpose of the camshaft position sensor is to provide the VCM with the necessary information for the misfire diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs).

Sep 06, 2015 | 1998 Chevrolet K1500

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Could a bad camshaft position sensor 2000 nissan pathfinder make you lose power while driving and engine crank over but no sart


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On 2 wire Sensor engines, the distributor stator or Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor is a single Hall effect magnetic switch. This is activated by a single vane, and is driven by the camshaft.

On Three Wire Sensor engines, the Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor is a variable reluctance sensor, which is triggered by the high-point mark on one of the camshaft sprockets.

The Distributor engine does not use a separate CMP sensor. It utilizes a conventional distributor, equipped with a Hall effect device, for this function.

The following symptoms can be caused by intermittent wiring connections or faulty signal to the EMS.
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  • Extended crank time with a cold engine
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  • Stumble
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  • Poor fuel economy
  • Stalling on acceleration

Jun 03, 2012 | 2000 Nissan Pathfinder

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I bought a car BUT before i bought it i made sure the car would turn over ...it did a couple of times but wouldnt start ..... i bought the car ( a 1982 280z ) got it home and now it wont turn over at all...


Here's an online vehicle repair guide for your car, whether its a
(1) 1982 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L FI Turbo 6cyl, or
(2) 1982 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L FI 6cyl

www.autozone.com - its not searchable, but better than nothing.

AutoZone will expect you to register (free) to access their repair database.

Start with some of these - listed in priority order:

Priority Part Cause
---------- ------------- ----------------------------------------------------
1 Battery discharged/faulty
2 Battery Cable corroded/broken/shorted to body or poor connection
3 Soleniod Switch faulty
4 Starter Motor faulty
5 Ignition switch - improperly connected/faulty
6 Distributor Cap - broken/corroded/worn inside
7 Spark Plug - fouled/damaged/broken
8 Fuel Pump - faulty
9 Fuel Injectors - dirty/burned
10 Distributor Cap/Rotor - worn out
11 Fuel Tank - empty
12 Carburetor - worn/damaged/faulty





















































Feb 21, 2011 | 1983 Nissan 280ZX

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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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2005 NIssan quest camshaft sensor


for a Nissan Quest, it is in the distributor. Not serviceable, replace distributor. Famous for nearing failing and getting brown dust on optical sensor for camshaft sensor. buy on ebay for $200. Cleaning optical sensor is temp repair.

Call dealer & see if yours is there too.

Jun 21, 2009 | 1997 Nissan Quest

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Where is the camshaft sensor on 97 nissan sentra


I am not sure where in a Sentra, but in a Quest 1993-02, it is in the distributor (integral). Common problem with Quest is that brown dust covers optical sensor under slotted wheel under rotor. If dust, the bearing is failing and you need new distributor. Clean optical sensor and see if it starts and runs. Get dist. on ebay.

report back on progress.

May 29, 2009 | 2002 Nissan Altima

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