What do the camshaft position sensors do? The camshaft position sensor monitors the position of the camshaft and reports that data to the cars onboard computer system. With data from the camshaft position sensor (CPS? the fuel injectors know when to fire. How do you know you need your camshaft position sensor replaced? Car stalls or does not start Car Struggles to accelerate (does not maintain speed) Check engine light is on Car misfires Care stumbles or sputters on startup Car runs poorly or runs rough How are the camshaft position sensors replaced by a mobile mechanic? Scan test computer for trouble codes. Pinpoint test as per flowcharts. Remove and replace Crankshaft Position Sensor. Clear trouble codes. Check for proper operation and test drive car. How important is having your camshaft position sensor replaced? The camshaft position sensor provides valuable information about the camshaft position to the computer management system. The computer system uses the information from the position sensor to determine when to inject more fuel. With the sensors informatio? the computer wont inject fuel properl? and your vehicle will stall and sputter.
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