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Old 08-23-2012, 05:21 PM
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I'm not sure in I am posting this in the correct section or not, but does anyone know of a company that makes an aftermarket cam shaft sensor for a 1995 4.0 L engine?
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Old 08-26-2012, 03:52 PM
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Old 08-26-2012, 03:59 PM
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4.0 engines don't have camshaft syncro sensors. They have timing chains.

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Old 08-26-2012, 05:05 PM
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My dad and his friend (who is a mechanic) were calling it a cam sensor, they could have been using the wrong terminology. But to clarify, it's a sensor thats on the top of the motor, in the center-back, it was giving a code, and the symptoms were hard/not starting. '95 was the last year for this model of sensor and we've searched but can't find an OEM replacement.
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Old 08-26-2012, 05:54 PM
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Camshaft syncros were on the 3.0 engines not 4.0

4.0's have timing chains. Unless you are mistaken on your engine liter.

What's the code its throwing.

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i think the OP means a cam position sensor...all engines have them
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Old 08-26-2012, 06:03 PM
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Quote:
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i think the OP means a cam position sensor...all engines have them
Ah that would make sense. Lol

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Old 08-26-2012, 06:11 PM
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Sorry, I don't know the exact code (I wasn't there when my dads friend hooked up the code reader), but it's definetly a 4.0l and the sensor goes with the cam shaft.
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Old 08-26-2012, 06:26 PM
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Sorry, I don't know the exact code (I wasn't there when my dads friend hooked up the code reader), but it's definetly a 4.0l and the sensor goes with the cam shaft.
http://www.autozone.com/autozone/par...mString=search

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Old 08-26-2012, 06:45 PM
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http://www.autozone.com/autozone/par...mString=search

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That's the model sensor that replaced the one that I have in late 1995/1996, and unfortunetly wont fit my engine. Thanks though.
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