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How to replace mazda 626 1998 cam position sensor

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how to replace mazda(NNN) NNN-NNNNcam position sensor
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  brownjeff replied 6 years ago.
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brownjeff :
  • Disconnect the battery negative cable.

  • Disconnect the camshaft position sensor connector.

  • Remove the timing belt cover and timing belt.

  • Remove the cylinder head cover.

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  • Hold the camshaft by using a wrench on the cast hexagon as shown, loosen the camshaft pulley lock bolt.

  • Remove the camshaft pulley lock bolt.

  • Remove the camshaft pulley.


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    1. Remove the camshaft position sensor.

    2. Install in the reverse order of removal. Tightening torque: Timing pulley bolt: 123-140 Nm (91-103 ft.lbs.) Sensor bolt: 7.9-10.7 Nm (69.5-95.4 in.lbs.)

    Customer:

    WHY DOES THE SHOP WANNA CHARGE 5+ HRS IF THIS IS IT?


     

    brownjeff :

    Because of the time required to remove the timing belt and then time the engine and reinstall the belt. Would suggest replacing the timing belt at the same time unless recently done

    Customer:

    THANKS

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