Instructions for a Camshaft Position Sensor?

Answer Modern computer-controlled engines rely on any number of sensors to run efficiently. A camshaft position sensor records engine speed and sends this information to the vehicle's main computer. This ... Read More »

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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 »

What does a camshaft position sensor do?

A camshaft position sensor can determine the speed of the camshaft. It can also detect the camshaft's acceleration, deceleration and position. The data from this is then transferred, via the sensor... Read More »

How to Replace a Camshaft Position Sensor?

The camshaft position sensor, mounted in the engine block of most vehicles, transmits information to the vehicle’s main computer. This information is used to insure that the engine has the correc... 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 »