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car starts without cam sensor? testing

Post by darrylrobert » Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:10 am

wanting to test the different sensors on my 2001xc70, i removed the cam sensor on the back of the engine and tried starting and it started...question is should it, is the sensor faulty??.

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Re: car starts without cam sensor? testing

Post by RickHaleParker » Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:38 am

darrylrobert wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:10 am
i removed the cam sensor on the back of the engine and tried starting and it started.
If the ECM cannot detect the camshaft sensor it uses a lookup table. The engine will run but it will not be optimized.

darrylrobert wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:10 am
...question is should it, is the sensor faulty??
What does your diagnostic scanner say when the camshaft sensor is plugged in?
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Re: car starts without cam sensor? testing

Post by darrylrobert » Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:44 am

thanks i will check scanner.

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