Fig. 12: The camshaft position sensor is installed in the timing case cover above the left camshaft sprocket-3.5L engine
Fig. 13: The paper spacer is located on the end of the sensor-3.5L engine
The camshaft position sensor is installed in the timing case cover above the left camshaft sprocket.
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Disconnect the electrical wiring to the sensor.
Remove the camshaft position sensor mounting screw.
Pull the sensor up and out of the timing chain case cover.
If the old sensor is being reinstalled, clean off the old spacer on the sensor face. A new spacer must be attached to the face before installation.
If the sensor is bring replaced, confirm that the proper spacer is attached to the face and a new O-ring is positioned in the groove of the new sensor.
Install the sensor in the chain case cover, then push the sensor down until it contacts the camshaft sprocket. While holding the sensor in this position, install and tighten the retaining screw to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).