Engine camshaft position sensors, code P0012

Tiny
GDMBROWN
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  • 2017 FORD F-150
  • 5.0L
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 76,000 MILES
What side is Bank 1? I had a code P0012 camshaft position sensor intake bank 1 over retarded.
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Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 AT 9:11 AM

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Tiny
ASEMASTER6371
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Good evening,

I attached the procedure for you of the removal of the sensor. The passenger side of the engine is bank 1.

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

It is very tight to get back there to the sensors.

Roy

Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor
Materials

Name Specification
Motorcraft¬ SAE 5W-20 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil
XO-5W20-QSP WSS-M2C945-A

Removal

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

RH (right-hand) Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensors

Remove the RH fender splash shield.
Refer to: Fender Splash Shield (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation) .
Disconnect the intake CMP sensor electrical connector and remove the retainer and the CMP sensor.
Material : Motorcraft¬ SAE 5W-20 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil / XO-5W20-QSP (WSS-M2C945-A)
Torque : 89 lb.in (10 Nm)
Disconnect the exhaust CMP sensor electrical connector and remove the retainer and the CMP sensor.
Material : Motorcraft¬ SAE 5W-20 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil / XO-5W20-QSP (WSS-M2C945-A)
Torque : 89 lb.in (10 Nm)
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LH (left-hand) Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensors

Remove the LH fender splash shield.
Refer to: Fender Splash Shield (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation) .
Disconnect the intake CMP sensor electrical connector and remove the retainer and the CMP sensor.
Material : Motorcraft¬ SAE 5W-20 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil / XO-5W20-QSP (WSS-M2C945-A)
Torque : 89 lb.in (10 Nm)
Position aside the radio ignition interference capacitor.
Disconnect the exhaust CMP sensor electrical connector and remove the retainer and the CMP sensor.
Material : Motorcraft¬ SAE 5W-20 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil / XO-5W20-QSP (WSS-M2C945-A)
Torque : 89 lb.in (10 Nm)
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Installation

Note: Before installation, lubricate the CMP sensor O-ring seal with clean engine oil.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 AT 4:16 PM
Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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Hi,

From the front of the vehicle facing the engine, it will be on your left. I attached a pic below showing location. You are focused on bank 1 sensor 1.

2017 Ford Truck F 150 4WD V8-5.0L
Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor
Vehicle Powertrain Management Sensors and Switches - Powertrain Management Sensors and Switches - Computers and Control Systems Camshaft Position Sensor Service and Repair Removal and Replacement Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor
CAMSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR

Materials See pic 2

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

RH (right-hand) Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensors

Remove the RH fender splash shield.
Refer to: Fender Splash Shield (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
Disconnect the intake CMP sensor electrical connector and remove the retainer and the CMP sensor.
Material : Motorcraft¬ SAE 5W-20 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil / XO-5W20-QSP (WSS-M2C945-A)
Torque : 89 lb. In (10 Nm)
Disconnect the exhaust CMP sensor electrical connector and remove the retainer and the CMP sensor.
Material : Motorcraft¬ SAE 5W-20 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil / XO-5W20-QSP (WSS-M2C945-A)
Torque : 89 lb. In (10 Nm)

Pic 3

LH (left-hand) Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensors

Remove the LH fender splash shield.
Refer to: Fender Splash Shield (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
Disconnect the intake CMP sensor electrical connector and remove the retainer and the CMP sensor.
Material : Motorcraft¬ SAE 5W-20 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil / XO-5W20-QSP (WSS-M2C945-A)
Torque : 89 lb. In (10 Nm)
Position aside the radio ignition interference capacitor.
Disconnect the exhaust CMP sensor electrical connector and remove the retainer and the CMP sensor.
Material : Motorcraft¬ SAE 5W-20 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil / XO-5W20-QSP (WSS-M2C945-A)
Torque : 89 lb. In (10 Nm)

Pic 4

Install is the reverse of removal.

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

Take care,
Joe
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Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 AT 4:18 PM

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