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1998 Ford Ranger 4.0 engine Engine will not start Code is Camshaft position sensor. Where is this located

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The camshaft position sensor is located In the back off the engine on top, were the distributor use to be in earlier V-6 Ford were. ( center top just ahead of were the transmission bolts up to the engine block)

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It is behind the intake manifold in the center of the block, on the rear of the engine.

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P1336 trouble code ho to solve problem


P1336 Ford P1336 Ford - Crankshaft Position Or Camshaft Position Sensor Input Signal Error Share
0 ' Add Comment Possible causes
- Faulty Crankshaft Position Sensor
- Faulty Camshaft Position Sensor
- Crankshaft Position Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Crankshaft Position Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
- Camshaft Position Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Camshaft Position Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
What does this mean? When is the code detected?
The Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected a synchronization or signal error from the cam or crank sensors
Possible symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Lack/Loss of Power
- Engine Stall
- Engine difficult to start
P1336 Ford Description
The input signal to the powertrain control module (PCM) from the crankshaft position (CKP) sensor or the camshaft position (CMP) sensor is erratic.

Read more: http://www.engine-codes.com/p1336_ford.html#ixzz3qT9Hiztc

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The Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor detects the position of the camshaft in order to identifiy when piston No. 1 is on its compression stroke. The CMP sensor is used for ignition timing in the Ford DIS igntion system, but not in the EDIS igntion system. Both DIS/EDIS use the CMP signal for synchronizing the firing of sequential fuel injectors.

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