Camshaft position sensors

Tiny
KRBIAS
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  • 2004 SATURN L300
  • 3.0L
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 110,000 MILES
Does this model have one or two sensors, if 2 where is it?
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Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 AT 2:56 PM

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Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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Hi,

There is one. Here are the directions for replacing it. The attached pic both correlates with the directions and shows the location of the sensor.

First, here is a link that shows in general how one is replaced:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/camshaft-angle-sensor-replacement

Here are the specific directions for your vehicle:

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2004 Saturn L Series V6-3.0L VIN R
Procedures
Vehicle Powertrain Management Sensors and Switches - Powertrain Management Sensors and Switches - Computers and Control Systems Camshaft Position Sensor Service and Repair Procedures
PROCEDURES
CAMSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR REPLACEMENT

REMOVAL PROCEDURE

pic 1

1. Turn the ignition OFF.
2. Disconnect the camshaft position (CMP) sensor harness connector.
3. Remove the knock sensor 2 pigtail from the attachment clip.
4. Remove the CMP sensor attachment bolt and remove the sensor.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

pic 2

1. Install the knock sensor 2 pigtail clip to the CMP sensor if installing the new sensor.

NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.

2. Install the CMP sensor by gently pushing into place and install the attachment bolt.

Tighten the camshaft position sensor bolt to 8 N.m (71 lb in).

3. Insert the knock sensor 2 pigtail to the clip.
4. Connect the CMP sensor harness connector. Push the connector in until the lock position is felt, then pull back to confirm engagement.

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Let me know if this helps or if you have other questions.

Joe
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