Typically, the camshaft sensor is located at the top of the engine to the front and mounted near the crankshaft in front of a wheel. The wheel has windows or slots that allow the sensor to count each revolution of the ca... 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 »

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A faulty camshaft sensor results in numerous problems with a car, including an illuminated check engine light, a poorly running engine and difficulty or failure to start. The camshaft sensor replaces the distributor in m... More »

Most cars have a throttle position sensor, manifold pressure sensor, engine coolant temperature sensor, mass air flow sensor, camshaft and crankshaft position sensors and a oxygen sensor. Automobiles also have detonation... More »

The crank sensor is either located on the main crank pulley, the flywheel, the camshaft or on the crankshaft itself. The most common location is at the bottom of the engine block, where the crankshaft is. More »

The crankshaft position sensor location varies between make, model and engine style but is typically located on the front of the engine on the timing cover. Locating the crankshaft pulley and looking for a sensor that is... More »

Common problems with crankshaft position sensors include connector pins that are loose, cracks in the sensors and improper gaps between the reluctor wheel and the sensor tip. Faulty sensors can prevent a car from startin... More »