The camshaft sensor sets the cylinder firing sequence and coordinates the fuel injector and coil firing cycles. It works together with the crankshaft position sensor to control engine timing and signals the correct RPM t... More »

Depending on the make, model and year of the vehicle, the camshaft position sensor is located in various places. It can be found in the distributor, on or behind the timing cover, directly on the engine block (GM 3.1/3.4... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

An electronic ignition system works by using sensors, transistors and electrical switches to deliver high voltage to the engine's spark plugs. This helps the engine generate a stronger spark, which leads to improved comb... More »

Common diagnostic codes for Volvos that cause the Check Engine light to come fully on or blink include emissions-related codes, codes indicating fuel injector malfunction, codes indicating cylinder misfire or knocking, a... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

Primary causes of engine cylinder misfires include loss of compression, an unbalanced air or fuel ratio, a loss of spark and a malfunctioning fuel injector. The misfire occurs as a result of a partial combustion process ... More »

The firing order in a Dodge engine works by the distributor igniting the spark plugs to the cylinders in sequence to manage power delivery. In more modern, direct ignition engines, the firing sequence is controlled by th... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

Quality fuel injector cleaners that use polyether amine chemistry do clean the fuel lines. The additive also needs to be properly sprayed through the fuel system. More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance