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My check engine light is on with a code 41 which is the the cam sensor, so i replaced it but the light is still on with same code i unhooked the positive cable and ran the car over 50 miles and it sill comes on. also when i take the car on a long trip 30+ miles when i stop it will shut off ?

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The computer is not receiving anything from the cam sensor - so driving it will not change that.

You will need to verify the wires from the cam sensor to the ECU and/or Ignition Module. On a car that old, you need to make sure none of the wires got chafed, cracked, broken, or corrosion on the connectors. You will need a detailed schematic to show you where the wires go from the cam can get that at for your vehicle - and get access to that vehicles entire factory service manual and up to date Technical Service Bulletins. Will cost about $17 for a years subscription to your vehicle.

Good Luck

Posted on Oct 04, 2010


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