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The engine service light code says the cam shaft sensor is going out. Got a new cam sensor but cant get out because of the power steering pump in the way and won't let the sensor come all the way out of it port. how is the power steering pump come out so I can repace the cam sensor.

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Remove the serpentine belt. You will then be able to rotate the power steering pump pulley by hand. If you look through the holes in the pulley you will see the bolt heads that hold the pump in place. There will be three of them. Remove those bolts and you will be able to wiggle the power steering pump out of the way. There will also sometimes be a bracket behind the alternator that holds the power steering lines in place. You may have to remove that ad well.

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