The symptoms of this code (listing them here so when people search they may find this thread in the future):
- hard start or no start
- rough idle
- lack of power
- broken down on the side of the road
Though it may seem obvious to just run out and replace the sensor (since it's so easy to install), don't count on it fixing your problem. It does for some, but for others not so much. Here is a list of things to try:
- check the plug and wiring leading to the cam position sensor. This sensor plugs in on the left side of the valve cover, toward the front of the valve cover. It's the only sensor there, can't miss it.
- unplug rear oxygen sensor. Don't ask why, but it has worked for at least one person. There may be a short in the wiring.
- Check for voltage continuity for the cam position sensor. CMP (CaM Position) sensor terminal A and PCM (ECU) terminal 85 CMP sensor terminal B and PCM terminal 86.
- check the wiring to the crank position sensor, and the sensor itself. Check for voltage and continuity on that sensor as well (need to dig up the ecu pins for it)
- replace the cam position sensor
Saturday, March 30th, 2013 AT 1:19 PM