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Old 02-07-2019, 02:11 PM
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Hi everybody. I have a 1996 accord 2.2 vtec. We bought new car about 6 months ago..parked the accord. The other day I went to crank it and it just cranks and dies..code says camshaft position sensor error.. Where is cam sensor located?
 
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Originally Posted by woody31 View Post
Hi everybody. I have a 1996 accord 2.2 vtec. We bought new car about 6 months ago..parked the accord. The other day I went to crank it and it just cranks and dies..code says camshaft position sensor error.. Where is cam sensor located?
It should be in the distributor.
 
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Old 02-09-2019, 03:36 AM
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Originally Posted by The Toecutter View Post
It should be in the distributor.
Thanks for the reply. My local Napa and Orielly Auto Parts can't find it..rock auto does not list it..i need a picture and a part number ...please and thank you.
 
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Old 02-10-2019, 10:07 PM
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Any one have a idea here...I would like to get this running again...
 
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Buy a distributor. You will not find it separately because they can not be changed.
 
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Be sure it's not a broken belt, ignitor or icm
 
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Originally Posted by Seanjordan20 View Post
Be sure it's not a broken belt, ignitor or icm
Thanks for the reply... my scanner says it is a cam sensor intermittent signal...
 
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Originally Posted by woody31 View Post
Thanks for the reply... my scanner says it is a cam sensor intermittent signal...
If it's not in the distributor, then it's mounted down next to the crank pulley. It'll be a combined sensor, meaning 2 sensors are in the same piece of cable. The FSM shows it, but I got rid of my FSM when I sold my 97. I replaced the CKD sensor on it, but I also had to replace the other sensor since they were combined.
However the cam sensor should be in the distributor, and there's room for 1 inside since it has a divorced coil.
 
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The ECM cannot tell the difference between a bad sensor and bad wiring connection somewhere between the sensor & the ECM. So the scanner says intermittent signal, that may be caused by a loose pin in some plug in the wiring harness. Electrical troubleshooting is always important to show whether the sensor itself is actually bad.
 
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