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Were is the cam sensor lowcaded on a 1996 crande am 3.1 engine

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That's a good question, it is kind of hidden below the power steering pump. There are 3 bolts that hold your power steering pump on and they are located in 3 different positions and are accessable through the holes in the pulley (rotating it to access each one at a time of course). Once your power steering pump is removed you will see the camshaft position sensor which is held in with one bolt. Hope this answers your question.

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