How to Fix the Camshaft Sensor on a PT Cruiser?

Answer Camshaft sensors, formally called camshaft position sensors, help your engine maintain emission and idle efficiency. The sensor itself cannot be fixed; it must be replaced. A faulty camshaft positi... Read More »

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How to Replace the Camshaft Sensor in a PT Cruiser?

The PT Cruiser's camshaft sensor uses a three-wire connector. The orange wire is for the 5-volt supply to the sensor. The black wire is the ground for the sensor, and the tan wire with the yellow s... Read More »

How to Know Whether to Replace Your Camshaft Position Sensor or Crankshaft Position Sensor?

The camshaft sensor and the crankshaft sensor, although both hall effect sensors, serve different purposes. They both can be diagnosed using similar procedures. Neither sensor should have any glitc... Read More »

How to Install a Camshaft Sensor?

The electronic control module or ECM, monitors the camshaft sensor to determine the correct time to inject fuel into the cylinder. It also uses the sensor to determine the correct time to ignite th... Read More »

How to Replace a BMW Camshaft Sensor?

A camshaft position sensor on a BMW is a sensor that reads the position of the camshaft in relation to the engines timing and fuel delivery. There are two camshaft position sensors, one inlet and o... Read More »