Will a car run with a faulty camshaft position sensor?

Answer On cars without distributors, the camshaft position sensor (CPS) provides information to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) that calculates when to fire the fuel injectors and spark plugs, accordi... 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 »

Will a Camshaft Position Sensor Cause a Car Not to Have Spark?

Modern cars use a variety of sensors to monitor engine functions and to ensure reliable and efficient operation. The camshaft position sensor is one that imparts vital information to the electronic... Read More »

How to Test the Camshaft Position Sensor With a Multimeter?

The camshaft position sensor in your car or light truck operates on the principle of magnetic induction. When a magnetic field collapses around a conductor, it induces a voltage into the conductor.... Read More »

How to Diagnose a Faulty Crankshaft Position Sensor?

The crankshaft position sensor monitors the rate at which your crankshaft is spinning. Though extremely durable, they can be damaged by high temperature fluids coming from the engine or by road deb... Read More »