When you first start it, it may idle rough as it re-calibrates the two signals from the crank sensor and the cam sensor. This could possibly cause engine damage. For more information, go to www. My Hanes book has a very small mentioning about setting the ignition timing under the electrical section. When installing the sensor, the connection must be in the exact same position.
Mark the position of the shaft vane onto the manifold with a grease pencil or marker. If you take the sensor off there is a little key that sits on top of the shaft. While I was at it, I changed the oil out with Motorcraft 5w-20 and a Motorcraft oil filter. This system uses a set of positioning sensors, one on the engines crankshaft and one on the engines camshaft, to determine when to fire the spark plugs. I don't know if the sensor was going bad or if I had the syncronizer off a couple teeth. For those unaware, this is notorious for failing in the Ranger Post '95 and the best case scenario when it does is cause performance issues, the worst case is it destroys your engine.
I have the synchronizer out but didn't see what position the half moon shape peice was in. Most autoparts places have it listed as a Crank Angle Sensor. The gear that engages the camshaft itself is attached to the cam syncro shaft with a roll pin. This will result in the fuel system being out of time with the engine, possibly causing engine damage. I'm replacing motor with a rebuilt and have already made the mistake of pulling the cam sensor out without having looked at where it was located. Ohh, another thing to keep in mind, your motor has 2 sensors it uses for detecting engine location. I tried setting this without the tool, but there is no way to get it accurate enough without the tool.
Did some internet research and found that a bad bearing in the cam syncronizer unit is a typical Taurus problem. It sounded exactly like a bad belt or pulley. This morning I started my truck and after driving probably 0. When you put the new one in, the half-ring needs to be exactly back in that spot. Hey all , I have an 03 ranger v6 that has a chirping sound coming from the back of the motor. This occasionally results in some serious driving issues. The rebuilt unit included a new cam sensor unit.
While the process is identical to the 3. If your oil light comes on while driving, as soon as its safe to do so, put the truck in neutral, turn the ignition off, and coast to a stop. Keep in mind, the motor rotates 2x for every 1 revolution of the Camshaft Position Sensor. The engine will run, but it will run like garbage. It's as though there's a total loss of power for a brief second. I believe if you got one for a 5. This is a great post, thanks for the helpful info.
This comes with the new sensor. Buyer is responsible for return shipping on any item that is not damaged Please be sure t. Generally from the rear of the engine. I removed the fuel rail too as to change that gasket and injector brings. The chirp seems more pronounced underneath the truck. Year Make Model Description 1998-2007 Ford Ranger Ford Ranger Camshaft Position Synchronizer V6 3. Diagnostic Trouble Codes: Incorrectly installed gear driven camshaft position cmp sensor synchronizer assemblies causing surge, loss of power, malfunction indicator lamp on and diagnostic trouble codes P1336, P1309 and P0340.
The sensor would not fit in the opening of the engine. With the syncro shaft no longer turning, the oil pump is no longer turning, thus oil pressure drops to zero. Step Style - If you look inside the connector on the Camshaft Position Sensor; you are looking at the socket female side of a quick connect plug. Did some internet research and found that a bad bearing in the cam syncronizer unit is a typical Taurus problem. I had the motor at top dead center. It solved the issue and when I pulled it and spun the shaft it made the chirping noise intermittenly. When I did it I used the harmonic balancer and left the spark plug in it.
This means the tip of the plug male end of the quick connect from the vehicle will be the same size as the back end of the quick connect plug, no step down in size. The shaft running down this is what drives your oil pump and it's being handled by a gear spot welded to it. Where do I end up getting that tool that goes on the top? I got this for 30 after using a coupon. Truck has 67,000 miles on it, too. Before you go any further, you must dip the bottom half of the cam sync body in fresh oil and lightly spread it on the bottom o-ring. The sensor uses two 5. Is that dealership item only? We also cover the Ford Ranger, Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator, Mazda Navajo, Mazda Pickups, and the Aerostar.