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Buick 3800 motor, Checking for the camshaft magnet

I have a 1988 Buick Lasabre with a 3800 motor.I have a problem with engine stalling and rough idle.Trouble code 41 is present,the ignition module, coil, and ECM have been replaced.I have the cam position sensor out and am trying to check the cam sprocket for the presence of the magnet but I do not know exactly how to do it.Do I look through the hole where the cam sensor was or do I take off the timing cover?It is a very tight area and this is a new problem for me.Please help.

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YOUR MAGNET IS ON THE CAMSHAFT.MAKE SURE YOUR CAMSHAFT SENSOR IS RECEIVING 12 VOLTS AT THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR.IF YES CAMSHAFT SENSOR IS BAD.IF NO POWER GOING TO CAMSHAFT SENSOR ELECTRICAL CONNECTION.YOU HAVE PCM OR WIRING PROBLEMS.

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