Jeep WK Grand Cherokee Camshaft Position Sensor

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The Camshaft Position Sensor is an digital system utilized in an engine to file the speed at which the camshaft is spinning. This info is utilized by the Engine Control Module (ECM) to regulate ignition and gasoline injection. The camshaft place sensor senses the retraction of camshaft (consumption) to determine a selected cylinder. The camshaft place sensor senses the piston place. The sensor system consists of a rotating half, usually a disc, in addition to a static half, the precise sensor.

When the engine is working, the excessive and low elements of the enamel trigger the hole with the sensor to vary. The altering hole causes the magnetic discipline close to the sensor to vary. The change within the magnetic discipline trigger the voltage from the sensor to vary.

When the crankshaft place sensor system turns into inoperative, the camshaft place sensor supplies numerous controls of engine elements as an alternative, using timing of cylinder identification indicators.

Bad sensor signs (DTC P0390):

No- or arduous begin, lengthy crank time, misfire, lack of energy, extreme hydrocarbons in oil, spark plug fouling, catalytic converter failure, poor gasoline economic system, CEL/MIL illumination or intermittent shutdown.

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Sometimes and in some fashions, low battery voltage or a weak starter can can set off a Camshaft Position Sensor code.

Mopar p/n 5149054AC (suits most 3.7L, 4.7L, 5.7L, 6.1L and 6.4L engines) $14.85 MSRP

5.7L / 6.1L sensor location. (1) sensor, (2) timing cowl, (3) 10mm mounting bolt, (4) harness connector

3.7L / 4.7L sensor location. (1) entrance/high of proper cylinder head, (2) sensor, (3) mounting bolt, (4) harness connector

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