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post #1 of 3 Old 06-05-2013, 09:30 PM Thread Starter
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Cam sensor problems

I changed my cam sensor a few weeks ago and ulitmately thought I had fixxed te problem. After I expieranced upon just starting my jeep it choking and stalling out, I made a post and was going to get my crank sensor changed but boom the problem occurs again. Now my jeep is in the shop, CEL is reading 2 can sensor related codes... Any ideas? Thanks

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post #2 of 3 Old 06-05-2013, 10:41 PM
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what are the codes exactly? that will help us tell you.

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post #3 of 3 Old 06-06-2013, 03:08 AM
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Agree with tucsonzj on the codes helping for troubleshooting. And if you're having your codes read at Advance write them down when they run the test.

Rather than paying a shop big bucks you can test both the cam and crank sensors using the below procedures with an inexpensive multimeter.
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Camshaft position sensor test, part 1, p. 8D-8.jpg   Camshaft position sensor test, part 2, p. 8D-9.jpg   Crankshaft Positon Sensor Test, p. 8D-8 FSM.jpg  
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