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I HAVE A MAZDA THAT SHUT OFF RUNNING 65 MILES AN HR AND THE PARTS READER SAID IT WAS A CAM SHAFT SENSOR CAN IT BE DONE AT HOME EASY OR DOES IT NEED TO BE TAKEN IN

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Was driving it shuit off parts reader said a cam shaft sensor want to know if it can be done easy at home or if it needs to go in
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Awirick
February 15, 2012.



First of all, a cam sensor will not cause this issue. A code never identifies a bad part, just a failed system.

You need to have the fuel pressure checked, spark checked as well as the compression. Start at basics before throwing parts at it.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Feb 15, 2012.