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GMC Sierra 1500 Classic SLE: How do I replace the camshaft

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How do I replace the camshaft position sensor on my 1997 gmc Sierra k1500?
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The Camshaft Position Sensor is located inside the Distributor, under the cap and rotor.
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REMOVAL PROCEDURE
  1. -Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. -Remove the distributor cap and rotor
  3. -Disconnect the electrical connector from the camshaft position sensor.
  4. -Remove the camshaft position sensor retaining screw.
  5. -Remove the camshaft position sensor.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

  1. -Install the camshaft position sensor.
  2. -Install the camshaft position sensor retaining screw, torque to 4-6 Nm (35-53 lb. in.) .
  3. -Connect the electrical connector.
  4. -Install distributor cap and rotor
  5. -Connect the negative battery cable.


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