Where Is a Camshaft Sensor in an Engine?

Answer A camshaft sensor notifies a vehicle's ignition module so it knows which of the engine's cylinders is properly positioned to be fired. The location of camshaft sensors can vary. Having information ... Read More »

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Where Is the Camshaft Sensor on an '03 CTS?

The camshaft position sensor on the 2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2-liter six-cylinder engine turns on one time for every revolution of the camshaft to tell the computer how the valve train is sitting relati... Read More »

What Is a Camshaft Sensor?

A camshaft sensor is a device that adjusts spark timing and fuel delivery on certain ignition systems that do not have a distributor. The camshaft sensor signals the car's computer that the cam is ... 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 »

What Are the Symptoms of a Bad Camshaft Sensor?

As automobiles become more complex, they depend on their operational sensors, such as the camshaft sensor, to monitor rotational speeds and assist the on-board computer. When the camshaft sensor ma... Read More »