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Camshaft sensor i need a new camshaft position sensor. im replacing it myself or will attemp to. was wanting to know where i could find it on a 1996 taurus, 3.0 reg. 12valve how many prongs it has for the wiring connect. thank you and God bless!

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Go to autozone.com and enter your car. they have all the diagrams and parts locator sections.

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The camshaft position sensor (CMP sensor) (12126):
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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.
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  1. Disconnect engine control sensor wiring connector from camshaft position sensor.
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  1. Remove hold-down clamp (bolt and washer assembly).
  1. Remove camshaft position sensor housing from cylinder block.
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  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.
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