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Where is the camshaft position sensor located on a 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1 ?

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 20-05-2019

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Removal & Installation\015\0123.1L Engine\015\012To Remove:
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  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. \015\012
  2. Remove the power steering pump and set aside with the lines connected. \015\012
  3. Disconnect the camshaft position (CMP) sensor electrical connector. \015\012
  4. Remove the CMP mounting bolt. \015\012
  5. Remove the CMP sensor. \015\012
  6. Check the O-ring for damage and replace if necessary.
\015\012To Install:
\015\012NOTE: Lubricate the O-ring with clean engine oil.
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  1. Install the camshaft position sensor. \015\012
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    • Tighten the mounting bolt to 89 in lb (10 Nm).
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  2. Connect the CMP sensor electrical connector. \015\012
  3. Install the power steering pump.
\015\0123.4L Engine\015\012To Remove:
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. \015\012
  2. Detach the electrical connector from the camshaft position sensor. \015\012
  3. Remove the sensor retainer bolt and carefully pull the sensor from the camshaft carrier. An O-ring seal may hold the sensor in place. Use care not to lose the O-ring.
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\015\012To Install:
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  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. \015\012
  2. Before installing a replacement camshaft sensor, lubricate the new O-ring with clean engine oil. \015\012
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    • Tighten the bolt to 88 inch lbs. (10 Nm). Do not over-tighten.
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  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
\015\0123.8L Engine\015\012To Remove:
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. \015\012
  2. Detach the electrical connector from the camshaft position sensor. \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Camshaft Position Sensor removal (3.8L engines) \015\01293174g26.gif
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  3. Remove the retaining screw and separate the sensor from the front cover.
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  1. Installation the sensor in the front cover. \015\012
  2. Tighten the bolt to just 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm). Do not over-tighten. Verify the electrical connector is secure. \015\012
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Hi. Your camshaft sensor is located under the power steering pump. You should be able to locate the wiring harness for it on the top of the front valve cover it is usually attached to a metal clip on the upper intake. You will need to remove the P/S pump if you plan to change it.
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