CAN I SWAP THESE ENGINES

  • Tiny
  • AshCarrington
  • 2003 Renault Scenic
  • 63,000 miles

Hi, Just picked up a new Renault F9Q 782 engine to replace a blown F9Q 748 engine. The 782 does not have a housing for the Camshaft pulley position sensor. Can the engine live without this sensor and does the ECU need reprogramming?

Vehicle is a Scenic RX4 1.9DCi engine - type F9Q 782 with the diesel pump and common rail removed from the existing (blown) F9Q 748 lump.

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 AT 10:51 PM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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Thursday, October 6th, 2011 AT 1:05 AM
  • Tiny
  • AshCarrington
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What will the effect be of not fitting the cam shaft pulley position sensor? Ie, Will the car run without it, or do I need to get a suitable hole machined?

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Thursday, October 6th, 2011 AT 7:17 PM
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  • mhpautos
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The engine will not run with out the sensor, or at bet very poorly and the check light will stay on.

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Thursday, October 6th, 2011 AT 9:30 PM

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