How to Change a Camshaft Sensor?

Answer A camshaft sensor measures the speed of a camshaft and gives that information to the engine to regulate fuel. If the camshaft sensor begins to go bad, the vehicle will start to misfire and may even... Read More »

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How to Change a Camshaft Sensor on a 1998 S-10 4.3L?

Electronically monitored and controlled vehicles -- like the 1998 Chevrolet S-10 -- have a series of sensors that monitor different components and relay the information to the vehicle's computer. O... Read More »

How to Change a Camshaft Position Sensor?

A camshaft sensor is an 8-volt hall-effect switch used to signal the computer the position of the number-1 intake valve and the speed of the camshaft. The computer uses this information to regulate... Read More »

How to Change the Camshaft Sensor on a Ford Freestar?

As its name implies, the camshaft position (CMP) sensor on your Ford Freestar reads the position of the camshaft in order to detect when any of the pistons in the cylinders reach their power stroke... Read More »

How to Change the Camshaft Position Sensor on a Neon?

The camshaft position sensor (CPS) sends an electrical pulse to your car's computer or engine control module (ECM) to notify it of the speed of movement of the camshaft so the computer can make any... Read More »