PARTS READER SAID IT WAS A CAM SHAFT SENSOR

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Tiny

awirick

February, 15, 2012 AT 3:32 PM

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. Was driving it shut 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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Tiny

ASEMaster6371

February, 15, 2012 AT 5:05 PM

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

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