Failure to follow this procedure will result in improper camshaft position sensor alignment. It was a 10mm to get it off, and the new one had a 13mm head. I can't see it with a small mirror, will it be obvious where the sensor is once I have the upper intake manifold off? It is accessible from under the truck, and located about the 10 o'clock position behind the crankshaft front pulley. However, if the sensor has wear from contacting the drive unit, better replace it all. The camshaft position sensor senses the piston position. This thing has had a slight miss to it for quite some time, like a bad plug wire or something.
It will be a 3 pin sensor either gray or black in color. Just push on the tab on this harness and disconnect it. Yea, you definitely need to take off the upper intake manifold. At any rate, the plugs and plug wires, and crank position sensor have been changed, with no improvement. So, after replacing the sensor and putting everything back together, here is the update.
But it was the synchronizer. This is when you are facing the engine and the driver's side of the vehicle is to your right. There is a pointer that is attached to the sensor and it is either gold or silver in color. Answer If you have a 3. L 2v or 4 valve? Tighten the retainer to 30 inch lbs. I started it up and got a good amount of white smoke out the tailpipe for about 20 minutes.
All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. I am about to install the new sensor but the drive unit moves turns a little. You can also stop by any Auto Zone Store and they can show you on the computer or on your car. You can find the location in there. I put shop towels covering the intake however. Install camshaft position sensor and retaining screws.
It's the same part and similar part on these F150s with this engine from 2000 to 2005. Take your new sensor and push it into place. Every Beck Arnley Camshaft Position Sensor, as a way to complete this manufacturing task, is made after exacting criteria. Answer The cam sensor is on the drivers side, on the intake manifold a few inches down from the intake air hose ,back of engine, it is in there sort of tight, I am still trying to figure the best way to take it out. This will result in the fuel system being out of time with the engine, possibly causing engine damage. However, if the sensor has wear from contacting the drive unit, better replace it all.
Thanks so much for your advice at the end of this all I will kindly donate something toward your time. Installation is the reverse of removal. It will cause occasional rough running and hard starting until it is replaced. Just don't buy any electrical parts from Auto Zone. Ok thanks so much for for the reply I had a diagnostic test done yesterday n they took the sensor off and they started the truck and the ring looks great all spun freely for the driveshaft etc. It is a piece of metal when turning the engine by hand you should be able to examine it with a light from the cam shaft sensor hole.
Do the same thing to this hose clamp right here. Item Part Number Description 1 T95T-12200-A Syncro Positioning Tool 2 — Water Outlet Part of Intake Assy 3 9424 Intake Manifold 4 N602704-S Screw and Washer 5 12126 Camshaft Position Sensor 6 12A362 Synchronizer Assembly 7 12270 Hold-Down Clamp A — Tighten to 1. It's located where the mechanical distributor used to be. P0340 Ford Description The Camshaft Position Sensor is an electronic device used in an engine to record the rate at which the camshaft is spinning. The movement in the drive unit is probably play you're feeling between the drive unit gear and the camshaft gear, which is normal. On our 2000 ford escort zx2 the camshaft position sensor was located right below the oil cap.
Real pain to get at and replace but can be done with no special tools. The installation procedure requires that the connector be located in the same position. I've researched and was led to believe that if my engine was throwing a code for the camshaft position sensor I could replace just the sensor and not the entire drive unit. Just take your time and label everything as you disconnect electrical components. Don't simply wait for your automobile to have problems with performance reduction and.
Then push the tab on the harness and disconnect it again. The gaskets have been redesigned to correct this concern. I put shop towels covering the intake however. If not removing camshaft position sensor housing, proceed to installation Step 6. The thing bends a piece of metal that's suppose to revolve around the magnet of the sensor.
Two capscrews install the sensor, and it self-aligns. Im talking about the ring that the sensor reads off of. It is on the passenger side of the engine block. Remove the camshaft position sensor housing and repeat installation procedure, beginning with Step 1. The installation procedure requires that the connector be located in the same position.